Monthly Archives: September 2015

Food Diary: Danjee, Sydney CBD

What a great surprise. Danjee served up some amazing vegetarian food, for my vego pal and I, with unusual flavours, good prices and a lot of tastiness. I usually go to restaurants based on recommendations or good ratings on Zomato, … Continue reading

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Food Diary: Kin Senn, Haymarket, Sydney

It’s amazing how many Thai restaurants can fit into a small area of Sydney. And to my not particularly skilled taste buds, they mostly seem really good to me. Boon Cafe looked way too busy for lunch on Tuesday (and … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Nel., Surry Hills

I’ve been hearing great things about Nel. and thought a lunch would be a nice introduction. I wasn’t disappointed. Reviews talked about the great value for high-class degustation. For lunch, that’s four courses with an extra treat at the end. … Continue reading

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Home Cooking: Pressure Cooker Mushroom Risotto

I adore my electric pressure cooker, which I got through credit card points. I actually thought I was just ordering a regular pressure cooker, but when it arrived, plug and all, and a fancy little digital display, I was pleased. … Continue reading

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Food Diary: Chinatown Noodle King, CBD

My kingdom for the perfect late night snack! But alas, I didn’t find it. After a movie (the very fun ‘Grandma’ with Lily Tomlin), we headed in search of something delectable, and I thought that the Zomato ratings on this … Continue reading

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Movie review: Boulevard (2015)

Opening film of the Queer Screen, Sydney’s LGBTI movie week, and the audience had a mixed reaction, most people enjoying it, but not a lot of enthusiasm, a wrinkled nose (indicating displeasure) and one pal who thought it ‘shouldn’t have … Continue reading

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Food Diary: Bishop Sessa, Surry Hills, Sydney

Bishop Sessa has been serving delightful, inventive, top-quality food at very moderate prices for some years now. After the much-loved Tabou closed down (the French restaurant with the double-based cheese soufflé…), there was an incarnation called Gotham I believe, and … Continue reading

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Food Diary: Claire’s Kitchen, Oxford Street, Sydney

With a huge range of traditional bistro dishes on their menu, as well as French aperitifs and digestifs, served by adorable young mostly French-speaking staff, Claire’s Kitchen has a rather nice feeling of authenticity. And the food is very, very … Continue reading

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Food Diary: Gelatomassi, Newtown, Sydney

Gelatomassi has always been my favourite ice cream store in Sydney. I’m biased in that it was located on the street where I worked, so various treats to myself meant that I tried a number of flavours, and… well, it … Continue reading

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Food Diary: Two Sticks, Chinatown, Sydney

We were coming back from a lecture on Ken Wilber’s Stages of Human Development, and you know, I was kind of hungry. My better half reminded me that if we stayed on the bus and extra stop, we’d be right … Continue reading

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