Monthly Archives: February 2020

Sydney Food Diary: Nanjing Dumpling, Chinatown

So, I walked by here a while ago and thought: what is a Nanjing Dumpling? And one lunch hour, working at the library at Darling Square, I decided to forego the dozen of options there, and come back a block … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Nakano Darling, Darling Square

With some smart design, it really feels like you could be in Japan. Stepping through an opening in a corrugated iron wall (and out of torrential rains), there are a few low tables, a number of high tables surrounded by … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Shwarmama, Surry Hills

Is this the best shawarma in Sydney? I think maybe. I mean, it certainly must be the hippest shawarma in Sydney, coming from the owners of Poly, Paramount Coffee, Reuben Hills and Ester). It’s perfectly located for us to grab … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Don Don’s, Darlinghurst

Don Don’s is an institution. With so many places on Oxford Street coming and going, opening and closing down, there’s something comforting that this cheap, cheerful and casual restaurant has been feeding folks from Darlinghurst for so long, I suspect … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: Wilson Cafe, Surry Hills

What a nice surprise. I was doing some work at the Surry Hills Library and needed a caffeine fix. I walk out the door and across the way, on the other side of Shannon Reserve, is a big open door … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Yomie’s Rice x Yogurt 有米酸奶 | 金树店, Chinatown

.. Every single time I’ve passed by Yomie’s, there has been a line-up outside the door, and often, a long one. I could tell something was up, but had no idea what it was. I mean: what is a rice … Continue reading

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