Category Archives: Asian

Sydney Food Diary: The Sparrow’s Mill, CBD

With the additional name, ICG (Incredible Chicken Good), the Sparrow’s Mill is an inviting little place on Liverpool Street bustling with people and colourful. I popped in for a Monday lunch after buying lightbulbs at the only hardware store in … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Maya Vegetarian, Surry Hills

  If Homer Simpson was South Indian, instead of doughuts and saying ‘D’oh!’, would he have craved dosa and said ‘D’oh… sa’. These are the type of questions that keep me up at night. A really good dosa is a … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Brick Lane, Darlinghurst

There seems to be a moment happening in Sydney cuisine with some fresh, modern takes on Indian cuisine. Bring it on, I say. Nestled into a strip of restaurants on Stanley Street, Brick Lane has a cosy atmosphere. We ordered … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Malacca Straits on Broadway

When Paul suggested that we try this restaurant, I looked at my list of restaurants to try, and saw that it was on the list… for the last three years. Hmm, I can be a bit tardy. Also, lucky for … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Jazushi, Surry Hills

How businesss are managing to survive with all that light rail work going on in Devonshire Street is a mystery! What a mess. I hope it will get cleared up soon so they can get back to their regular trade … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Uber Thai, Surry Hills

  My pal is vegetarian so Thai food is often a good option in one way, because there is usually the option of having a dish with tofu and vegetables rather than meat. On the other hand, I’ve always found … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Masala Theory, Surry Hills

Taking over the interesting space (a converted terrace house, I suppose) most recently occupied by Pork’d and before that by the famous Red Lantern is new kid on the block Masala Theory. While it’s a stone’s throw away from the … Continue reading

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Big Apple Food Adventures: Ippudo Westside

When Ippudo came to Sydney, there was a bit of a fuss, as I remember, and then it settled down. There are now four branches of Ippudo, all in shopping malls, and while I think the design is elegant, and … Continue reading

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Big Apple Food Adventures: Cho Dang Gol, Gramercy

NYC is a city of extremes, that’s clear, and it applies to food too. Blink your eyes and you’ve been served a plate of greasy carbs, the size of your head, or stumble, without much planning, into a restaurant that … Continue reading

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Big Apple Food Adventures: Atoboy, NoMad

I stumbled across this review in the NYT by Pete Wells who I totally adore. Ignacio and Kieran were game to try it and we had a late night meal here on a Tuesday night. Hooley dooley, as the say … Continue reading

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