Category Archives: Street Food

Street Food

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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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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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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Hot Star Chicken (Sydney)

HBV was pretty excited to learn recently that the iconic Taiwanese chicken joint, Hot Star, had landed in Sydney. Hot Star is possibly one of the most flocked to fast food joints in Taipei. It started in Taipei’s famous Shilin … Continue reading

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Shihlin Taiwanese Street Snacks

SHILIN is Taipei’s famous night market and has a large food stall area popular for its variety of dishes – you can get anything from frogs’ eggs and oyster omelettes to beef noodle soup and stinky tofu. The night market … 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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Hakata Maru Ramen

I HAVEN’T eaten in Chinatown’s Market City food court for years as I am usually drawn to the grungy-ness and more authentic basement Asian-style hawker courts of Dixon House Food Court and Eating World which remind me of being in … Continue reading

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