Monthly Archives: July 2015

Food Diary: Hakiki Ice Cream

Who knew? Turkish ice cream has two magical ingredients, the root of a wild orchid, salep, and mastic, a chewy resin. These turn ice cream chewy and stretchy. It is reputed that in region in Turkey, there is an especially … Continue reading

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Food Diary: Quay, Sydney

Quay surpassed any expectations that I had of it. Currently sitting at #58 in the World’s Best Restaurant list, it’s one of the few high-end Australian restaurants that I haven’t tried in my time here. It’s been on my list… … Continue reading

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Food Diary: Dodee Paidang, Haymarket, Sydney

Dodee Paidang seems to be most infamously known for its Tom Yum soups, with noodles, that come in ratings from 0 (something like ‘infantile’) to 5 (volcano). The first time wewent here, we had a 3. It was so spicy, … Continue reading

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Food Diary: Cafe Shenkin, Surry Hills, Sydney

Between trying out the Knafeh bakery yesterday and returning to Cafe Shenkin a few days ago for lunch, the theme of the first week in July of 2015 seems to be Israel. And why not? I’ve never visited the country, … Continue reading

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Food Diary: Knafeh Bakery, Sydney

So, I read this article in the Sydney Morning Herald, and c’mon, if that’s not intriguing, what is? A new food sensation for Sydney, a back story (pastries bringing cultures together often in conflict in the Middle East) and bakers … Continue reading

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Review: Marina Abramovic’s Project 30, Sydney

MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ http://kaldorartprojects.org.au/projects/marina-abramovic DATE 24 June – 05 July 2015 12 noon – 7pm daily LOCATION Pier 2/3 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay, Sydney Only a few days left to catch Marina Abramovic (I can’t figure out how to put the … Continue reading

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