Category Archives: Middle Eastern

Sydney Food Diary: Sabbaba, Bondi Beach

I remember going to this, the original Sabbaba, over ten years ago. It seemed to me that they’d expanded broadly over the years, but it turns out that they expanded only to places where I go (the Westfield CBD food … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Cubby’s Kitchen, Circular Quay

I didn’t even know that Cubby’s Kitchen in Surry Hills had popped down, and has now popped up again in Circular Quay. I had a great meal in the Surry Hills location; would it be as good in the new … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: The Gözeleme Co., Circular Quay

Gözleme may be a Turkish dish, but I’ll probably always associate it with Sydney, coming across it at the Surry Hills Market or at Mardi Gras Fair Day or pretty much any other outdoor event, Turkish ladies in head coverings … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Pazar Food Collective, Canterbury

If the idea of Turkish-Mexican fusion food doesn’t intrigue you, what would? I’m a fan of the NYT, and of their restaurant reviews. I’ve been really happy about their new Australian desk, and then even happier to find out that … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Le Souk Beirut

Aside from that one time in Bangkok with the bad food poisoning, I love street food. So anywhere that advertises street food hooks me in, whether it’s accurate or not. Le Souk Beirut intrigued me as most of the Lebanese … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Kepos Street Kitchen, Redfern

Oh my god: this breakfast. The middle eastern ‘cigars’ filled with lamb mince, with two poached eggs, pine nuts, greenery and some sauce. Absolutely delicious and my dining companion thought his Kepos Eggs Benedict (with a milk brioche) was pretty … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Barzaari, Marrickville

I love a restaurant in an unexpected place, and while I’d heard about this much-lauded restaurant in Marrickville, it was still a surprise to walk along a humble section of Addison Road to find this stylish fit-out among the other … Continue reading

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