Tag: Food

  • Take The Other Turn

    Take The Other Turn

    I was on my way to see a new exhibition at the ABBA Museum, highlighting the artists who have appeared over the years at Stockholm’s amusement park, Grona Lund. However, as I got off the ferry, I took a right turn instead of a left.… Read the rest

  • Recent Dining

    Recent Dining

    “Have you ever been to Nomad?”, a colleague asked me the other day. What followed was a passionate conversation, as we extolled the virtues of the restaurant in Surry Hills, which I’ve been to a few times, though not recently.… Read the rest

  • Bei Jing Dumpling

    Bei Jing Dumpling

    A couple of weeks ago I was sitting at the bus-stop near the corner of Cleveland and Crown Streets (Surry Hills) and a Chinese guy came up to me, asking for directions.… Read the rest

  • The New BBQ King

    The New BBQ King

    “OMG BBQ King is closing down”, a colleague told to me a year or so ago. He was genuinely concerned at the loss of a “Sydney institution” Located near the corner of Sussex and Goulburn streets, BBQ was the place where you could go with a large group or by yourself to feast on plates of delicious duck, chicken or pork.… Read the rest

  • Finally Porteño

    Finally Porteño

    “How long before you move?”, I asked the waiter tonight. “About five weeks, or thereabouts”, he told me. Once the home of Greek restaurant, Dimitri’s (with associated plate breaking), the building on Cleveland Street will be looking for a new life, as Porteño is moving to another Surry Hills location.… Read the rest

  • Peking Duck at East Ocean

    Peking Duck at East Ocean

    I had THE best Peking Duck last night at Sydney’s East Ocean restaurant. Highly recommended. Peking Duck. San Choy Bau. Bottle of wine. $98. Two people. Great conversation. Bargain.

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