CAROLINE BAUM, author
Fifteen years ago when Caroline Baum moved to a coastal village in the NSW Illawarra region, about 90 minutes’ drive south of Sydney, the food culture was “pretty basic”. “I’d ask friends coming from Sydney to bring bread and cheese,” she says. “But no longer – the presence of good coffee, a laid-back vibe and great places to eat has boosted the region’s appeal.” Baum checks out the new wave of eateries on the Coal Coast.
Bread, Espresso &, Thirroul, NSW