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La Vucciria

AFTER opening the bright and lacquered red door at La Vucciria I must admit I was a little bit taken a back with the decor of this Sicilian trattoria – I thought it a bit too dark for my ageing … 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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Oasi at North Sydney Cellars

OASI didn’t give a good impression on my first visit. Our party of three arrived to be told that the table had been taken (by one person) despite my host having a confirmed booking (we were only five minutes late). … Continue reading

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Lebrina Restaurant

THERE was good news and bad news. The Hobart taxi driver taking me to Lebrina told me that I won’t be disappointed as Lebrina was easily Tasmania’s best restaurant as he had dined there (the good news), but he said … Continue reading

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Samurai Japanese Cafe

MY dear mates Mr D and Mrs V are Balmain locals who know the Darling Street restaurant strip fairly well. They have seen restaurants come and go and have a good feeling for value and what’s hot, what’s not and … Continue reading

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Station Hotel – North Sydney

IT’S the forbidden, naughty food that society, dietitians, The Heart Foundation and our conscience tells us not to have. I confess that I occasionally commit the mortal sin (and lead The Apprentice and my other weak and wayward work colleagues into … Continue reading

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East West Gourmet

CONTRIBUTORS to menu and social networking food web sites are making pretty big claims that East West Gourmet, nestled on the second floor food court in Chatswood’s Manadrin Centre, has one of the best Hainanese chicken rice in Sydney. The … Continue reading

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