Category Archives: Food n’ Grog

Sydney Food Diary: Son of Frank, Darlinghurst

We were looking for somewhere for an easy meal after drinks at the Green Park and one of our party mentioned this restaurant, which I’d heard of and had been meaning to try. Long ago, I remember Sel et Poivre … 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: The Bavarian, Moore Park Entertainment Quarter

We saw Seaton Smith at the Comedy Store (Really, really amazing) and were needing some food. I find the branch of Fratelli’s a bit expensive. There was a scary-looking place where people were wearing fake Mexican hats. There is a … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: The Unicorn Hotel, Paddington

In May 2017, when I stopped by the Unicorn with my pal Trevor, it was on the back of some great reviews and a quite different menu. This time my friend James suggests that we have to try the place … 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: Bad Hombres, Surry Hills

It seems to be vegan month here at andyville. My pal Cameron decided to drop by the ‘hood for dinner, and after seeing the Netflix documentary, The Game Changers, by James Cameron, has been vegan for a month. I wasn’t … 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: KOI Dessert Bar, Chippendale

So, way back when Reynold Poernomo competed on Masterchef in 2015, we paid attention, for obvious reasons, if you saw the show. So, it’s great to see what a success he’s made for himself. Although we have been known to … Continue reading

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