19 December 2010

Thuy Huong ~ Vietnamese - Marrickville

Our choice of a final meal before exile in Queensland (Christmas holidays) is Thuy Huong Coffee Lounge in Marrickville.


18 December 2010

Sunflower Taiwanese Gourmet ~ Broadway

Sunflower Taiwanese Gourmet on Broadway is a little gem for Taiwanese noodle dishes, crepes and tea.


15 December 2010

14 December 2010

Japan Street Food Tour Day 5 ~ Kyoto Osaka & 7-Eleven

Day 5 of our Japan food tour starts in Osaka, peaks in Kyoto, then it's back in Fukushima for izakaya, a standup wine bar and fine dining at the 7 Eleven.

12 December 2010

99 Noodle Plus ~ Chinese - Hurstville

We take a punt on 99 Noodle Plus in Hurstville. Cheap, simple, different, good. It's a winner.

11 December 2010

El Cuervo Cantina ~ Mexican \ South American - Enmore [CLOSED]

El Cuervo Cantina on Enmore Road does Mexican & South American food like nowhere else we have been in Sydney. We highly recommend you get your gringo arse in here and give it a try.

08 December 2010

On Ramen ~ Japanese - Haymarket \ Chinatown

We loved this joint on our first visit in 2010 but our on last two visits we thought it was a bit "meh".

[Updated May 2013]

05 December 2010

Momoyama ~ Japanese \ Korean - Neutral Bay

Momoyama is a long-running little Japanese\Korean joint in Neutral Bay that makes us feel like we are back in our beloved Japan, for a moment at least.

03 December 2010

Ten Ren's Tea ~ Taiwanese - City\Haymarket [CLOSED]

We visit Ten Ren's Tea, George Street City, for great Taiwanese food and amazing tea.

[CLOSED IN 2012 - Replaced by Taiwan Yes]

01 December 2010

Japan Street Food Tour ~ Nishiki Market - Kyoto

Nishiki Market in Kytoto blows our minds... Warning: this post is a 15mb bandwidth hog with nearly 200 photos...

29 November 2010

Lat Dior African Eatery ~ Enmore

Alison dined at Lat Dior on Wednesday (with her royal highness MelbaToast), then brings me on Friday. A good sign.

28 November 2010

Asian Style Cuisine ~ Malaysian/Chinese - Dixon House Food Court [CLOSED]

It's Chinatown food court time again. This time I try some Malaysian\Chinese at Asian Style Cuisine in Dixon House food court in Chinatown. Another gem. [CLOSED - MID 2012]

26 November 2010

Japan Street Food Tour Day 4 ~ Osaka, Himeji & Shinsaibashi

Day four of our Japanese food fest: we eat our way from Fukushima to Himeji to Dotonbori. And survive a near lethal dose of Mister Donut.

25 November 2010

23 November 2010

Isaan Street Food at House ~ Thai - Surry Hills

At long last we visit House in Surry Hills to sample their Isaan style Thai street food. Joy.

22 November 2010

Japan Street Food Tour ~ Depachika - Japanese Department Store Food Hall, Himeji

We get super snacky and snappy happy in a depachika, a Japanese department store food hall. A depachika is a must for any gourmet traveller, not just for the amazing range of food, but for free samples! (Warning: huge bandwidth hog post - 80+ photos).

21 November 2010

Pinangsia Noodle House ~ Indonesian - Kingsford [CLOSED]

We return to another old favourite, Pinangsia Noodle House on Anzac Parade, Kingsford. We devour bakmi ayam, bakso goreng, lontong sayur and pempek lenjur. [CLOSED]

19 November 2010

Famous Salt Chicken at Minh Hai, Chinatown

We return to an old favourite: the legendary Minh Hai on George Street, Chinatown/Haymarket.


18 November 2010

Yang's Asian Cuisine ~ Singaporean Chinese - Dixon House Food Court, Chinatown [CLOSED]

Our quest to eat at every food court stall in Chinatown continues with some Singaporean Chinese at Yang's Asian Cuisine, Dixon House. [CLOSED - FOR LEASE SIGN SPOTTED APRIL 2012]

17 November 2010

Japanese Street Food Tour Day 3.2 ~ Takoyaki, Izakaya & McDonalds

We explode with delight on day 3 of our Osaka food-fest with mobile takoyaki, fresh seafood izakaya and, ahem, Japanese McDonalds.

12 November 2010

Japan Village ~ Enmore

Japan Village pops up out of nowhere in on Enmore Road, Enmore.

Japan Street Food Tour Day 3.1 ~ Beware of the Moose

We have a Japanese breakfast, check out some festival snackage, have a noodle bar lunch and discover the food joy that is fresh mochi.

10 November 2010

Special International Supermarkets of Mystery Edition: Japanese Packet Curry Sauce

We learn that packet Japanese curry sauce has the stamp of approval from tops old Japanese ladies. Being the Evel Knievels of processed foods that we are, we give it a try.

09 November 2010

07 November 2010

Hukuya Sushi Bar ~ Japanese/Korean - Eastwood

We venture to into the world of international espionage and Hukuya Sushi Bar, Eastwood, to try their remarkably huge $35 sashimi platter.

05 November 2010

IGA for lunch - Vietnamese noodle salad in a box

Ever wondered just what those mystery boxes on the counter of many asian grocers are? Miss Chicken investigates...

Mamak ~ Malaysian - Chinatown

Many folks say Mamak is the best Malaysian restaurant in Sydney, we can see why.

03 November 2010

Shanghai Fast Food ~ Chinese - Dixon House Food Court - Chinatown [CLOSED]

Our current fixation is Sydney's Chinatown foodcourts where our food obsessions were born. We plan to blog every stall in every food court, today we hit Dixon House Food Court for a random pick. [SHANGHAI FAST FOOD SADLY CLOSED - 2011]

30 October 2010

Manoosh Lebanese Pizza\Bakery ~ Enmore

Miss Chicken & I have a new rule: no beer on school nights. Thanks god it's Friday, and thank god for Manoosh.

29 October 2010

26 October 2010

Thainatown ~ Where the Thai Folks Eat - Goulburn Street, City

We visit Thainatown, a classic no-frills eatery full of Thai folks.

Kammadhenu ~ Sri Lankan \ Malaysian \ South Indian - Newtown

The curse of the food blogger is that we rarely find the chance to re-visit our favourites, such as Kammadhenu, the best restaurant in Newtown in our irrelevant opinions. Kammadhenu does Sri-Lankan, South Indian and Malaysian dishes like nobody else in town.

24 October 2010

Menya Mappen Japanese Noodle Bar ~ City

We've just returned from Japan with major post-holiday blues, all we can think of is going back to Osaka. The only thing to cheer us up is Japanese food - we head for Menya Mappen noodle bar in the city. Twice.

10 October 2010

Hong Kong Street Food Tour Day 9 - Goodbye Macau - Hello Japan

Our final day on our Hong Kong\Macau eating tour. As we write this we are off to Japan for a quick break so there will be no posts for a few days, we'll report on our food finds when we get back next week :-)

09 October 2010

Woohoo! Sabbaba opens in Newtown! [CLOSED]

The legendary Bondi Israeli falafel roll joint Sabbaba opens in Newtown. Happy.


Jonga Jip Korean BBQ ~ Eastwood

A feast of Korean 'Fusion Style BBQ' at Jonga Jip, Rowe Street Eastwood.

06 October 2010

3 Mama Chef's Thai Restaurant ~ Haymarket \ City \ Thainatown

One good Thai deserves another. After a great feed at Thanon Khao San on the weekend we try the delights across the road at 3 Mama Chefs Thai Restaurant on Pitt Street, Thainatown.

04 October 2010

Thanon Khao San ~ Thai - City/Thainatown

Thanon Khao San on Pitt Street, Haymarket has some great Thai street food specials. Our love of Thai food is rekindled.