When it comes to the celebration of all things bacon, the entrance to Newtown Station is hardly the place you would expect to look.
Two words: Bacon Festival. Cuckoo Callay, the whimsical King Street Café inspired by Lewis Carroll’s poem Jabberwocky, have teamed up with Black Forest Smokehouse in Marrickville.
If Devon and Cornersmith had a love child, this is what it would look like. Between their chosen font, the distressed furniture – down to a wooden ladder leaning against the wall housing pepper shakers - and old-fashioned light switches linked to caged Edison bulbs, nearly all the hipster clichés are covered.
The Millers Point end of the city can be a bit of a good food desert, especially at breakfast time, but this week if you emerged from the pedestrian tunnel under the Bradfield Highway, you might have caught a whiff of barbequed house-smoked bacon!