Category Archives: Asian

Sydney Food Diary: The Northeast Restaurant, Chinatown

While it seems like they have two of these restaurants already in Sydney, in Kingsford and Eastwood, the branch we went to on Dixon Street in Chinatown, at the very north end, seems like it must be new, as there … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Madame Nhu, Surry Hills

I was surprised to find out I haven’t blogged Madame Nhu’s before. Like it’s sister restaurant Xage on Crown Street, which has now become an Asian fusion pasta bar, it’s been around for a long time, making dependably delicious Vietnamese … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: 1915 Lanzhou Beef Noodle, World Square

Such are the joys of the modern world that there are always new dishes to discover. And while, I have heard of beef noodle soup, and have tried some variations before, I haven’t ever specifically paid attention to Lanzhou Beef … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Koa Kitchen, Spice Alley

So, I love Spice Alley in Chippendale. It offers a pretty amazing selection of food at all price ranges and I think it’s a great example of urban design and planning, of how to attract and keep people to an … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Spice World, Chinatown

So, this place was fun. And if I start with describing the experience before the food, it’s because this was an EXPERIENCE. The food was tasty and interesting but took a second place to a really fun evening with friends … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Zan Bou, Chinatown

I had a craving. My favourite Cantonese dish, from many different restaurants in Vancouver, is Beef Brisket Wonton Mein. It is a magical thing, with the super tender beef matched with plump wonton of prawn and pork (actually, I like … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Golden Lotus Vegan, Newtown

Is it bad, when judging a vegan restaurant, to start the review with saying how impressed I was that their beef rendang really did taste like meaty deliciousness? But really, it was awesome. My dinner at Golden Lotus Vegan, as … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Tokki, Surry Hills

Described as a Korean, Japanese, Asian Fusion restaurant, just opened on Foveaux Street in Surry Hills, I thought: what’s not to love about that? I’ve really developed a passion for modern Korean food lately from some excellent eateries in Sydney … Continue reading

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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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