Category Archives: Sydney

Sydney Food Diary: Sabbaba, Westfield CBD

I’ve always like a good falafel and Sabbaba has always served up good falafels, nicely crispy with a good combo of condiments. I think it’s one of the best falafels in Sydney. I was up on the food floor at … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: Alive Coffee, Surry Hills

So, this is just a placeholder before I have 1/ a meal here and 2/ more coffee. But I’ll update the blog post when I do. Alive Coffee takes over At Kate’s which took over from Have2Cafe which was a … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: LuMi, Pyrmont

I’ve had my eye on LuMi since I started reading reviews about it (it opened in 2014). In particular, a filled pasta dish with liquid gruyere or parmesan was mentioned, which had caught everyone’s taste buds. So, I was disappointed, … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Zambo, Surry Hills

We were lucky enough to try Zambo for Valentine’s Day dinner. It was a fun night out, seeing the wide variety of couples that Surry Hills encompasses. I’ve been wanting to try Zambo for a while. What a change from … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Old Town Hong Kong Cuisine, Chinatown

In the movie ‘Miss Sloane’, they show the title character not cooking for herself and viewing food only as fuel by eating at the same casual Chinese restaurant. ‘How do you always eat here?’ asks another character, implying that it … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: S’Age Bistronomy, Crow’s Nest

It was a fun little adventure to head up from Surry Hills to Crows Nest on a Tuesday evening for dinner at S’Age Bistronomy. Billed as Japanese with French influences, it’s located on a corner on Pacific Highway, formerly Waqu, … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: BBQ Galbi, Waterloo

Why go to a Korean BBQ restaurant and not have the BBQ? Any number of reasons, really. Korean Fried Chicken. BiBimBap. Well, that was our decision on a quiet weeknight. This is a pretty charming and casual place in a … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Shinmachi, Newtown

Shinmachi advertises itself as Japanese Tapas. I think it was called Wagaya and changed to the present incarnation around April 2016. David and I popped by here on a Saturday night after seeing the bizarrely not terrible movie, The Great … Continue reading

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Coffee in Sydney: Crown St Grocer, Surry Hills

Crown St Grocer is a bit of an institution, selling high-quality and slightly expensive Italian food and deli products. They have a great range of cheese. And the coffee is just fine. What better outlook on a morning in Surry … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Hokkaido Baked Cheese Tart, World Square

Ah, what would the world be without new tasty treats. A world pretty damn short of new tasty treats, I’d say. So, spotting this pop-up counter in the basement of World Square: I mean, we had to try it, right? … Continue reading

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