Category Archives: New South Wales

New South Wales

Town Hall Hotel – Balmain

IF I was served the cheeseburger and fries I just had at Balmain’s Town Hall Hotel for lunch back in the USA I would need to affirm my 2nd Amendment rights. The fries were so salty that they left that god-damn … Continue reading

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Kefi Souvlaki & Pizza Bar

AS I sat at one of the few laminated indoor tables in Kefi I overhead a suited man proclaiming to the cashier that they made the best gyros in Australia. That’s a pretty big call but probably well substantiated considering the … Continue reading

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Vic’s Meat Market

IT was like watching a sophisticated caveman in a suit eat (and we were all technically in a “cave”). The Apprentice decided to order the $70 Emperor’s Cut steak sandwich – a 150g piece of prime Rangers Valley wagyu –a wonderful cut … Continue reading

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Mullens Street Burgers/Café

I HAVE been agonising as to whether I publish this post. In mid December 2014 I was about to hit the button to introduce Mullens Street Burgers/Cafe to the world. The cafe is just a short walk from where I live … Continue reading

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Ramen O-San Bar

IT WAS a bit disconcerting seeing my favourite food court – Dixon House – in Sydney’s Chinatown, in slight disarray with empty stalls and for lease signs scattered about the place the other day. Food court land can be a do … Continue reading

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Oxford Tavern

I THOUGHT I had just walked into a scene from the movie Deliverance. I am greeted by a picture of a large black pig amid a haze of hickory-scented smoke bellowing from the outside smoker which was imparting flavoured carbon goodness to various … Continue reading

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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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