Located on the premises of Koskela, one of Sydney's best design showrooms, Kitchen by Mike is a canteen-style cafe headed by Michael McEnearney (the former chef of Rockpool), who shops at the early-morning farmer's markets and plans his menu according to what he finds.
For more information, go to Kitchen by Mike at Koskela.
Photography by Jillian Leiboff.
Above: A concrete wall is painted black.
Above: Built-in seating around tables made from wood industrial stools.
Above: The tops of the wooden spools are painted matte black.
Above: Furniture is comprised of a mix of contemporary pieces from Koskela.
Above L: Tomato cans used as utensil holders. Above R: A giant wine jug.
Above: A concrete basin sink.
Above: Painted wood blocks serve as table markers.
Above: Oversize rattan lamps from Gervasoni provide illumination.