Mad Mex X EnchiladaBurrito | Mad Mex

This one's kind of a funny one - when the email came and I was invited to the home of Mad Mex's CEO Clovis Young to check out the new menu - you can't help but feel priviledged? Its just a foodblog? It wasn't l...

The Magnum Experience | Westfields Sydney

For a couple of weeks now, This popup shop's called the Magnum Pleasure store has been set up on the ground floor of Westfields Sydney. I'd met Simon Leong of Simon's Food Favourites for lunch that day and he w...

Food is Fashion | Westfields Sydney

For me, Westfields Sydney is a bit of a foodie haunt - what with their rather good LVL 5 food hall and chat thai being regular lunch favs. Its also houses Laduree and other premium food establishments like Jone...

Wedge Espresso | Glebe

Wedge Espresso is a nifty little cafe housed in a long and lineal space of the side of glebe point road. You don't really have to go looking for it but you might just miss it if you were walking down the main t...

Shenkin Kitchen | Enmore

Shenkin Kitchen opened on Enmore Road on the 15th April 2013 and its taken me approximately 3 months to get to this. Enmore has gained a fair few quality eateries in the last couple of months and this ones a re...

Lobo Plantation | 209 Clarence Street

The Lobo Plantation. Its quite rare that I walk into a venue and within minutes realise that I really effing dig it. Lobo Plantation is it. Like Uncle Ming on York, Lobo is a themed small bar. It focuses on wha...

Earl’s Juke Joint | Newtown

So, its finally open. 407 king street. I used to live up the road at 359 king and used to walk down and would occasional buy meats from here. Betta Meats is long gone and I adore the fact that Earl's Juke Joint...

Tsuru Popup Dinner | Newtown

The lovely hostess Nilu and Ellyn Tse with a basket of goodbye cupcakes. (not on the menu - this was a neat surprise). Tsuru does a popup dinner and I quite enjoy their food, having eaten it at masterchef and t...

Loaf & Devotion | Sydney CBD

Loaf & Devotion. I chuckled a little when I heard the name. Its a bit silly but the play on the phrase love and devotion works: A celebration of the sandwich. This is located near wynard park and its adjace...

The Old Growler | Kings Cross

so... what is a growler? A growler is a glass or ceramic jug with a capacity of 64 U.S. fl oz (1,892.7 ml; 66.6 imp fl oz) used to transport draft beer in Australia - so the old growler is an aptly named dive b...

DEVON | SURRY HILLS

Devon Cafe is located on the end of Devonshire Street near Mexico, Royal Exhibition and sort of near the old gaelic club. Its a new enough, hip enough cafe that stands strong on the back of Matt Wood's excellen...

Palomino Espresso | Sydney

Palomino Espressso is next to Loaf and Devotion/Stitch Bar and together creates a bit of a food hub considering you can go to stitch and have lunch. This was an incidental lunch session, we had planned to got t...

Ramen Ikkyu | Chinatown Sydney

Ramen Ikkyu is now open. Located on LVL 3 in the Sussex Street Foodcourt (look for white columns), in a modest sized shopping mall. Once the escalator brings you up, look for the end windows because Ikkyu is ho...

Asakusa | Newtown

Asakusa Japanese is located along the northern side of Newtown at 119 Kingstreet. It fills in 2 Newtown shopfronts so it must be doing something right what with the astronomical rents in the area. The price gui...

Senyai | Regent Place

Most of the body text is from the original writeup (dated Mar 05, 2013) with edit regarding Senyai's price drop below. Located down the escalator at Regent Place is Senyai Thai. Its got a decent "look to it"...

Chat Thai Westfield Sydney | SydneyCBD

On Level 5 of the Westfield PSM is Chat Thai. This place makes me wonder why people go to Thairiffic in the foodcourt on 4 when the food here is comparative in price but you get to have table service, water (so...

Fat Buddha | QVB Sydney City

Located in the iconic QVB on the North End is the Fat Buddha yumcha Restaurant. The QVB a fantastic building to be in, sort of grand and heritage listed. Sydneysiders will know it. Its nice. Note: We didn't din...

Pyrmont Bridge Hotel | Sydney

Cross pyrmont bridge from the city and you get to Pyrmont Bridge Hotel. Its a local pub that does cheap solid eat for $8, and throw in a nice beer, you'll have yourself a rather decent lunch. The thing I really...

Helm Bar | Sydney DarlingHabour

So, I  organised a birthday lunch a few days prior to getting there. When we got there, there was no booking and they were like "there's no booking on file". So we milled around waiting to be seated. Never min...