Roadtest: Portuguese Tarts

March 3, 2017
With the Inner West’s annual Bairro Português festival on the horizon, it seems only right that we taste test a few (or a lot) of Portugal’s most well-known dessert export, the Portuguese Tart. Here is […]

Inner West Whispers – 294

October 28, 2016
Doughnut resist – Marineve, a thing of the pastry – Leichhardt is a cabaret • The controversial Doughnut Time, the Brisbane doughnut chain that has taken over the Inner West (as well as our arteries), had […]

Five Dock’s Dessert Destinations

August 19, 2016
Ciao’s resident sweet-tooth Emma McConnell finds an excuse to hoover up Five Dock’s sugar supplies.   Pasticceria Tamborrino This café is a Five Dock institution. Tamborrino’s (as it’s known to locals) doubled its sized in 2008 to […]

Inner Best: Black Poison

March 18, 2016
In 2012 husband and wife team Davide and Trish Salmeri started Black Poison out of a garage. As they now celebrate their first birthday in their beautifully designed Five Dock café, Ciao asks the secret […]