Darlinghurst Nights

Frenchies, coffee and styrofoam cups

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We love having a coffee at the local Frenchie, Strawberry Cream, on Victoria Street. It’s a perfect spot to sit and watch the crowd stream by.

But the $2.70 takeaway coffees from Strawberry Cream come in styrofoam cups. Besides any environmental considerations, styrofoam cups don’t work with coffee. It just doesn’t taste as good.

Same at Le Petit Creme, just around the corner on Darlinghurst Road, where a takeaway coffee is $3.00.

Fortunately, Sel & Poivre on Victoria Street has excellent takeaway coffee. In paper cups. And at $2.50 it’s the cheapest of the three.

Plus Sel & Poivre’s country pate baguettes and rillettes are fantastic.

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  1. Agreed, styrofoam cups are a crime against coffee

    daveg

    13 Jun 09 at 10:41 am

  2. There is something hilarious about this comment, it’s just really cute with the mittens and the stifled confused indignance.

    kim

    13 Jun 09 at 6:09 pm

  3. I long for the day that it is commonplace to bring your cup for take out coffee.

    Rozie

    15 Jun 09 at 9:10 pm

  4. Very cute post!
    Not to be a killjoy tho, but I heard that paper cups aren’t that fantastic because they’re coated in something that stops them from biodegrading … ?

    Lee Tran

    19 Jun 09 at 11:00 pm

  5. you should up date your research

    suzie

    30 Jun 09 at 12:52 pm

  6. Fitzroyalty

    1 Jul 09 at 2:00 pm

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