Category Archives: Asian

Sydney Food Diary: Mr Sun’s Fried Bun, Waterloo

  In Waterloo, there’s an entire little neighbourhood springing up of Asian restaurants, and not the typical Asian restaurants in most parts of Sydney. They seem to be regional Chinese restaurants, and some others, aimed mainly at students and other … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Ume Burger, Barangaroo

It was a choice for us between Belle’s Hot Chicken and Ume Burger, and since Ume Burger had chicken burgers (but Belle’s didn’t have anything Japanese), we went for Ume Burger! I opted for the special of the day, which … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Soi 25 Thai Restaurant, Darlinghurst

This to me seems a high form of bravery. Soi 25, a new Thai restaurant in Darlinghurst, has taken over the space of the old Darlinghurst branch of Spice I Am. I don’t know why Spice I Am closed up … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Bao Dao Taiwanese Kitchen, Chatswood

I don’t know Taiwanese cuisine very well. I’ve heard about the famous beef noodle soup, that seems to be gaining in popularity these days, and the other dishes seem familiar, but I’m still a bit foggy: so it was good … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: BCD Tofu House, Epping

It’s not like we get to Epping very often. But someone on Gumtree was selling some Krosno glasses that I hoped would complete our set, and they’ve stopped selling them at Myers. They were the right model but … shrunk. … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Soul Dining, Surry Hills

All hits, no misses at this new modern Korean restaurant in Surry Hills I read about Soul Dining in Urban Village and was surprised I’d missed it. It’s been open 8 months already, though our host, Kim, explained to us … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Destination Roll, Surry Hills

There aren’t a lot of places in Surry Hills where you can get a lunch for $10 or under. So, Destination Roll was a nice surprise. There are about a dozen of these, all over Sydney, and I wonder if … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Fortune Village Chinese Restaurant, CBD

It’s second nature for Asian people to take over ordering the food in Asian restaurants. It’s both experience and control issues. In any case, I was rather pleased that my pals turned over the ordering to me at Fortune Village. … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Rey’s Place, Darlinghurst

Rey’s Place combines all my favourite things about dining in Sydney: new and unusual flavours or dishes; food that comes from somewhere, authentically; and fine dining – I like a casual meal too, but I like to when I can … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Gami Chicken & Beer, Central Park Mall, Chippendale

Reader. Yes: I was crying. We ordered the fried chicken, as recommended, where you get to choose two flavours. Correctly, I chose the original, because then you really get to appreciate the crispy coating. And they served it with a … Continue reading

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