A wobbly table and picture menu make us more than happy when searching for places to eat. Throw in some Deshi street food, some spiced chicken livers and a plate of Bangladeshi fuska and you have yourself a B-Kyu bingo winner at Fuska House in Rockdale.
Momos are the dumpling kings of Nepalese food, distantly related to gyoza, mandoo and baozi. Little Momo in Newtown serves them up big and small, steamed or fried, meat or veg, sweet and savoury. Just how many you want to eat is up to you.
Chongqing noodle houses are cropping up everywhere in Chinatown. It seems like xian mian is the new noodle favourite, and we are big fans. T-Noodle in the Prince Centre is one of the latest batch cranking out these hot chilli and Sichuan pepper popping noodles.
A two for one special at Tokyo Mart got our ears up. Japanese granola sprinkles for rice seemed like a good idea and worth a bash. Sugar, pineapple, barley, oats and MSG for taste, mixed with rice or sprinkled on top, what could possibly be bad about that?
Lina's Kusina Cafe in Glebe is great place to dip your toe into Filipino cuisine. They have a modern easy-eating style of cooking and super friendly service. And if you're dragging along non-adventurous eaters there's also western style sandwiches and stuff, though try to talk them into the Chicken inihaw, they can even have it with chips.
Hot Bread shops like this are fast disappearing in the inner west and across Sydney as buildings get renovated and tastes change or owners move on. Allans Cake Hot Bread is still serving up their cake goodness and pork rolls to all and sundry in Newtown and Enmore.
How much does everyone love a good duck? But what happens to all the other bits of edible bird besides the delicious flesh and crisp skin? Delicious Duck King has all your feet, head and innards sorted.
Taiwanese beef noodle soup gets further established in Chinatown with the opening of Hsin Shih Tang. This hearty beef broth and noodles with a sprinkle of pickled mustard greens should be on your noodle soup slurping list.