Monthly Archives: June 2016

Sydney Food Diary: Sushi Hero II, Darlinghurst

A quick casual lunch with the fabulous Andy G who works nearby. How can you not like a restaurant called Sushi Hero II, advertising itself as a ‘conveying sushi bar’? I was surprised how many dishes looked Chinese, including the … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Kujin, Elizabeth Bay

Kujin is our go-to place for dinner if we’re catching a show at the Hayes Theatre nearby. It’s great-quality, reasonably priced and delicious Japanese food. I was a little worried when we arrived that the service might be a little … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Dai’s Golden Crown Restaurant, Cremorne

It’s Cremorne week on my food blog! Just by chance really: one night at Taronga zoo and the next at a movie at the amazing Cremorne Orpheum, and needing a meal both evenings. Dai’s Golden Crown is a humble and … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Muum Maam, Surry Hills

If I try to figure out how I haven’t blogged or reviewed Muum Maam, it’s that I first went long before I started to do food blogging. In fact, as the restaurant opened just below my old apartment on Holt … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Cafe Paris on King

It seems like this cosy new cafe, at the end of King Street, is new. It’s barely got a Yelp listing, and now I’ve flagged it for Zomato. We just happened to stumble upon it, after going orchid shopping on … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Dancing Zorbas, Mosman

So, we’re heading back from Vivid at the Taronga Zoo on a Tuesday night and my better half says he’s so hungry he could eat the crotch off a low flying duck. For y’all foreigners, that’s Aussie talk! My handy … Continue reading

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Drinking in Sydney: Arcadia Liquors, Redfern

So, among the various things that I like about Arcadia Liquors in Redfern are: The laid-back vibe. Covered in fairy lights. Cool but not too cool. Terrible (and scary) artwork on the walls (but don’t take it too seriously). I … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Yen’s, Waterloo

Yen’s is a little hole in the wall, in Waterloo on Botany Road, brightly lit, and serving humble Vietnamese food. This time, we were sad that the old menus were gone with all the photos of the food. The table … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Lotus in the Galeries, CBD

In some countries, fine dining can’t be found in shopping malls, but these days in Sydney, there are some pretty swanky choices. Lotus, in the shopping centre, the Galeries, at George and Park Streets, is upmarket and chic with very … Continue reading

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Roman Food Adventures: Sora Margherita, the Jewish ghetto

So, this was my favourite restaurant experience in Rome. It ticked all the boxes for authenticity, eccentricity, value and heart… it allowed me to try a few new dishes, and yup, I adored this place, that was recommend by a … Continue reading

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