Category Archives: Sydney

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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Menya

I HAVE been unfair when it comes to reviewing ramen joints in Sydney.  Unfair because I have neglected Menya Ramen Bar in Sydney’s Haymarket. Menya is a place that I eat regularly when I get a ramen craving (which is often as … 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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Mad Mex Big Burrito Challenge

HERACLES reckons that the Greeks invented the burrito. His logic is simple: the burrito  is a copycat of the gyros (yeeros or yiros depending where you are from). I tried to reason with him explaining that Cortes was Spanish and it … 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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