First published on 1 Jun 2012. Updated on 18 Jun 2012.
Do the local deed and yawn your way through sourdough toast with poached eggs, smoked salmon and hollandaise sauce. Then top yourself up with a cup of the café’s own Single Origin blend. This breakfast benediction should return balance, protein and even your memory. 6/15 Cross St, Double Bay 2028. 02 9363 5966. Mon-Sat 7am-4.30pm; Sun 8am-4.30pm.
Give the walk of shame a miss and peruse the delicate racks that frame this beautiful boutique instead. A piece by DVS by Diane Von Furstenberg, McQ Alexander McQueen, M Missoni, Herve Leger, Marcus Lupfer, By Malene Birger or Jonathan Saunders is sure to restore your dignity, right? 2 Guilfoyle Ave, Double Bay 2028. 02 9328 9755. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 12am-5pm.
Get back on the booze horse at Andy Becher (co-owner Roxbury Hotel), Daimon Downey (Sneaky Sound System) and Charlie Hinckfuss’ latest venture. Blue- and white-striped bartenders sail the art-lined walls of this dapper vessel. The focus is rare whisky, but they have a fair capacity for the ol’ cocktail too. 24 Bay St, Double Bay 2028. 02 8021 4050. Tue-Sat until late.