Tag Archives: Sydney

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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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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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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Medusa Greek Taverna

HERACLES is a Greek God and he is also one of my colleagues. He was proud that he chose Medusa Greek Taverna for our end of year Christmas lunch bash as he is a fan of haloumi and apparently they do … Continue reading

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