Category Archives: Malaysian

Kopitiam Cafe (Laksa)

ON my walk to work the other morning I suddenly developed a laksa craving after I passed Kopitiam Cafe on Harris Street at Ultimo – a small cafe that has been at the site since 1999 serving up Malaysian staples to homesick Malays. I … Continue reading

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Temasek

I SPENT  some time on and off  in Singapore during my formative younger adult days and as part of that experience I learnt about the painstaking art of preparing Nyonya (Peranakan) cuisine. I say painstakingly because I was told at the onset … Continue reading

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I Wok

I NEED to make this confession: I get my morning pre-work caffeine fix from an Asian takeaway outlet called I Wok made by a bloke named Johnny and it’s excellent. Now Johnny may not have a drop of Italian blood … Continue reading

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Harry’s Singapore Chilli Crab

THE barman at the Triple Ace Bar was particularly unimpressed with the Real Evil Genius (REG) ordering a middy of Resches shandy. It was Happy Hour at the Triple Ace where schooners of Resches were only $3.50 but REG wanted … Continue reading

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Mamak Village

THE Gentleman of Glebe (GG) is a discerning man – especially when it comes to eating out. I’m not saying he’s a snob – he enjoys both the five-star venues and the good “street eat” haunts and he is a … Continue reading

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Laksa House

I’M really, really quite particular when it comes to laksa as it was one of those dishes I was weaned on when I was reaching that age when a boy becomes a man (though some would say I still haven’t … Continue reading

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To’s Malaysian Gourmet

TO’S Malaysian Gourmet is hidden in an “passage” between Miller Street and a building in North Sydney (next to Dick Smith Electronics) and is a bit of a North Sydney institution. Inside is a small area consisting of a stainless … Continue reading

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