29 January 2015

Rotikon ~ Malaysian - Market City, Haymarket

A crunchy roti stuffed with rendang or curry and a few shakes of salad, Rotikon in Market City twists the usual roti canai into a takeaway snack cone.

27 January 2015

Three Lanes Seven Alleys ~ Fujian Chinese - Chinatown

The reason we write this stuff is to travel over the world right here in our own city. We take you now to Fuzhou in China via Dixon Street in Sydney Chinatown for noodles, raw egg drinks and stinky tofu.

26 January 2015

Supermarkets of Mystery ~ Couldn't you go a Chiko Roll?

Get on your dragsters and head to the supermarket cause the one and only Chiko Roll is ready and waiting to be plunged into hot oil and scoffed in the privacy of your own home.

20 January 2015

Paris ~ West African, Moroccan and Jewish Tunisian Food

Of all things it was African food we looked forward to most on our month long stay in Paris in late 2014, in particular restaurants catering to African migrants, a rarity back home in Australia. We found some great West and North African restos, but not nearly as many as we hoped.

15 January 2015

Koban ~ Korean takeaway banchan - Town Hall / Sydney CBD

So you're drudging home from work wondering what to have for dinner. Hmmmm, Korean, anyone? "Oh but I want all the banchan too!" I hear you cry. Well, now you can have your chilli radish and your bulgogi for dinner too at Koban in the CBD.

13 January 2015

Noumea ~ A Week of Lunches, Horse Races and Death by Raclette

We headed back to Noumea in July for a mid-winter break. We get a little more upmarket than on our last trip, just a little. We bust our bellies eating French and New Caledonian food, with a spot of gee-gee racing in between.

11 January 2015

Supermarkets of Mystery ~ Japanese cook in a mug cake

Need cake? No time? How about some Japanese cook in a cup cake in two minutes. We try out three flavours of this quickie cakie fix.

08 January 2015

Obunmee ~ Vietnamese - Chinatown

Obunmee in Chinatown is the lunchtime place every city worker hopes is underneath their office block. With Vietnamese fresh salads, rice dishes and noodles or a quick banh mi filled with bbq pork or lemongrass beef, this small resto hits all our right spots.

06 January 2015

B-Kyu in Kuala Lumpur ~ Peters Pork Noodles, Fatt Kee Hokkein Mee, Imbi Markets and Hussain Bistro Curry House.

A quick stopover in KL on our way back from Penang to revisit a few favourites including Imbi Market and find some new ones among the air con walkways.

04 January 2015

Supermarkets of Mystery ~ San Jin Watermelon Frost Toothpaste

Toothpaste almost counts as a food, doesn't it? It's probably the one thing besides food or drink we put in our mouth the most. So we decided to try out watermelon frost toothpaste with some surprising results.