Tag Archives: Sydney

Nilgiri’s

AJOY Joshi is an Indian guru (well, he’s mine anyway). He is passionate about his former country’s cuisines (and I say cuisines because if you think Indian food is all the same then you are sadly mistaken as India has … Continue reading

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Felix

THE Baroness of Balmain was stunning (as always), and against the back drop of Justin Hemmes’ French-inspired bistro Felix, she shone like the Parisienne moonlight. As did Felix tonight. Felix is one of the gems in Merrivale’s portfolio of restaurants. … Continue reading

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Cho Dumpling King

I THINK it would be easier to get a ticket to a Jay Chou concert at Taipei Arena than a seat at Cho Dumpling King (CDK). CDK is one of the more popular little hole-in-the-wall places in the Burlington Centre … Continue reading

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Janani

Unfortunately Jannai is no longer. In its place is curry restaurant Kammadhenu (which also has a branch in Newtown). THE Deity had never been to Homebush but knew that it was somewhere near a complex of temples and shrines devoted … Continue reading

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Fiji Market

FIJI Market has fascinated me for years. I discovered it some 15 years ago when I was finding my feet in the Emerald City as I had to walk past it daily from St Peters station to a mate’s place … Continue reading

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Harry’s Singapore Chilli Crab

THE barman at the Triple Ace Bar was particularly unimpressed with the Real Evil Genius (REG) ordering a middy of Resches shandy. It was Happy Hour at the Triple Ace where schooners of Resches were only $3.50 but REG wanted … Continue reading

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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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