Category Archives: Asian

Sydney Food Diary: RaRa Ramen, Redfern

I saw a review up by Ramen Raff, Sydney’s specialist reviewer of ramen, and who am I to argue? Located on Regent Street, a stone’s throw from Redfern Station, it’s a lovely contemporary space that specialises (hurrah, hurrah) in ramen. … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Joe’s Table, Darlinghurst

There are a lot of reasons to be impressed with Joe’s Table, a hole in the wall, nestled at the side of the large courtyard of the Republic Apartments that host various restaurants and children playing. But I didn’t even … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Wok and Noodle Bar, Potts Point

I’d heard rumours over the last two years of Wok and Noodle Bar’s owner, Jun Toyoda, and Chef Kazuteru O-San’s tiny ramen restaurant at the top of Llankelly Place, but I’d never tried it (or seen an empty seat, as … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Two Monsoons, Surry Hills

Does Crown Street and Sydney need more Thai food? In the Mood for Thai always seemed popular, and I liked the mood and decor, so was surprised when it closed down to be replaced by another Thai restaurant. At first … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Spice Temple, CBD

  I’ve always wanted to try Neil Perry’s Spice Temple, hearing that its take on regional Chinese cuisine is fabulous, and have you seen the door, which is a digital picture of a door, on top of a door, that … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Madam Chai’s, CBD

Madam Chai’s takes over from the loved-up Sedap Malaysian restaurant in Regent Place. Husband and I peeked into the back of Regent Place, which was absolutely packed, after seeing Crazy Rich Asians at the George Street Cinemas. Madam Chai’s was … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Hopper Kadé, Darlinghurst

I first managed to enjoy the delights of Hopper Kadé at their pop-up restaurant in the Tramsheds in Rozelle, so I was super happy to find that they’ve opened a sit-down restaurant in the old location of The Goods Cafe … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Pepper Seeds, Broadway Shopping Centre

We thought Friday during the day would be easier for shopping than our usual Saturday morning at the Broadway Shopping Centre. Harris Farms was surprisingly quiet, but the mall was pretty busy. Where to eat then for lunch? We skipped … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: The Burman Kitchen

Each review that I saw of the Burman Kitchen made me even more curious to try it, but I couldn’t make it to join friends when they went to dine there in Granville and hadn’t managed to organise to get … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Delfino Aperitivo #45 with Hiroyuki Sato at the Dolphin Hotel, Surry Hills

Masterful sushi Having lived in and around Surry Hills for most of my time in Sydney (since 1999), the Dolphin Hotel is a local. While the latest incarnation is a bit hectic for me to have a quiet drink, I … Continue reading

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