Category Archives: Modern Australian

Sydney Food Diary: Glebe Point Diner

Lai Heng took me here for lunch once, and I didn’t manage to blog it, so am glad to get an opportunity with a lovely dinner with some friends from the United World Colleges. We did the $70 banquet menu … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: The Nielsen, Vaucluse

I really wasn’t expecting at a beach during school holidays to pop into a restaurant and for it to be so elegant. But it was. Fine dining in a lovely location and a very pretty old house at Nielsen Park. … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: No. 1 Bent Street by Mike

So, let’s talk about Mike. I mean, Mike is a pretty common name, so I think it’s amazing that Mike McEnearney​ has cornered the market on putting his name on a restaurant and causing a buzz. He was at Rockpool, … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: love.fish, Barangaroo

     While I find the meals pricey at Barangaroo, I’ve not really had a miss so far. The atmosphere, open and airy, is matched with the constant buzz of people enjoying themselves, the view, the food and each other’s company. … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Saint Peter, Paddington

I’d heard various rumours of greatness; a smart young food blogger told me at our Christmas food bloggers event that Saint Peter was her favourite current restaurant; I’d seen a few good reviews but not read them carefully; SMH’s Good … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Pheast, Waverley

It looks like a casual café, albeit with some nice artwork and greenery up, but the food is sophisticated. With a focus on vegetables, the dishes here are ‘globally influenced’ and more importantly, tasty. For three of us, we ordered … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Devon Cafe, Surry Hills

Around the corner of Haven and a few blocks away from Meet Mica, Devon is the original purveyor of Asian-Western fusion brunches and lunches. I last reviewed the Devon in 2015, three years ago, and it’s good to report (bringing … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Cafe Kentaro, Surry Hills

I knew I knew the name Kentaro from somewhere… and that’s because I had brunch quite a while ago at Cafe Oratnek (Kentaro, backwards, get it?) in Redfern. I love me some Japanese fusion, and I can see the rest … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Meet Mica, Surry Hills

There’s a nice buzz happening about Meet Mica, and I think it’s well-deserved. I think the phenomenon of instagram-ready cafés and restaurants is an interesting one. I’d find it cynical or irksome if the visuals weren’t matched by the taste, … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: The Duck Inn Pub & Kitchen

Truthfully, there’s not a lot of choice if you want to grab a quick meal before going to a show at the Seymour Centre. So, I was intrigued to try the Duck Inn Pub, which has excellent ratings on Zomato, … Continue reading

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