Why Wollongong cafe owners are closing the doors on their popular eateries

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By Tareyn Varley
Updated June 9 2019 - 3:48am, first published June 7 2019 - 9:00am
Husband and wife duo Yon Miller and Emma Huber, former owners of Sandygoodwich and Eat At Sandy's. Photo: Sylvia Liber

Cafes continue to pop up along the streets and alleys of the Illawarra, fired by a romantic notion that opening your own joint is a way out of the rat race. But the reality is a lot tougher.

When Emma Huber announced last year that she was closing the doors on Sandygoodwich, hundreds of people expressed shock, disappointment - and an urgent desire to savour one last Rueben.

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Tareyn Varley

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