Category Archives: Asian

Sydney Food Diary: Hicksons Izakaya, Walsh Bay

So, what could be better than a little izakaya next to the water in Sydney? Not much, I think! Hicksons Izakaya has not been open that long, and is a welcome addition to the dining options in Walsh Bay. It’s … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Monkey’s Corner, Chippendale

  This looks like a really cute place to hang out for a drink and a snack sometime. Appealing design. Cosy. On Chippendale’s eat street, which I think is a phenomenal success in terms of urban design. Koi, as you … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Holy Duck! Chippendale

Just over a year past my first visit, I brought my pal Tim to Holy Duck! It’s as good as it was, but nicely, much busier than it was before when it looked like it was finding its feet. These … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Musuo, CBD

Who’s a meat-lover? From the team behind the ridiculously delicious ramen restaurant Yasaka Ramen is Musuo Yakiniku, a Japanese BBQ restaurant. It’s one of those rather modern places where you have an electronic menu on the wall that you order … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Cafe Organism, Surry Hills

My pal works near Taylor Square so we’re slowly working outwards from there for our occasional lunch dates. I’ve always found Cafe Organism charming in terms of its outlook, a tall narrow terrace house, and somewhat steep stairs. I’m also … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Indu, CBD

The cluster of restaurants behind Angel Place is lively and interesting and I can’t say I’ve had a bad meal at one them; in fact, they’ve all been fabulous, and I’d add Indu to that list now. Amusingly, my dining … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: BBQ King Restaurant, Chinatown

BBQ King Restaurant moved from its old location to a newer one in 2016 but with reputation intact. It’s been around since 1983, and it seems to be part of Sydney’s food history. Every few years, a newspaper article will … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Vietnamese Healthy Rolls, Surry Hills

It’s a charmless part of Elizabeth Street, just south of Cleveland, so a perfectly charming Vietnamese cafe gets extra points. Also, the air of mystery was intriguing since it’s hard to actually tell what the name of the restaurant is. … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Tokyo Laundry, Circular Quay

The entire Gateway complex was heaving. Heaving. On a Monday night. That tells me how great the need was for reasonably priced food in Circular Quay, probably Sydney’s most dense tourist area. And we needed something to eat before the … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Queen Chow, Enmore

If I keep on writing that Sydney’s restaurants are surprising me, it’s a good sign that 1/ I’m not becoming a tired, old jaded thing (at least I think I’m not) and 2/ Sydney’s restaurants are constantly offering something new. … Continue reading

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