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Within all the high rise apartments and office buildings in the CBD, especially down in the business district of town, it’s quite hard to find hidden cafes in warehouse establishments. An old run down building is torn down every second day to make way for new high rises that overshadow the rest of the city. […]…
For those who are geographically and historically challenged like myself, you might think Nieuw Amsterdam served traditional Dutch food. Nieuw Amsterdam means ‘New Amsterdam’ in Dutch and refers to a 17th century Dutch settlement at the southern tip of Manhattan Island in the USA. It was later renamed to New York and there’s no confusion […]…
It’s not every day that one’s parents who usually only ever eat Chinese food proclaim “I feel like eating Spanish tonight”. It turned out that Yuye’s parents had been preoccupying themselves with Food Safari on SBS and Frank Camorra, owner and executive chef of the MoVida empire, was cooking and eating paella and garlic prawns. […]…
Who here doesn’t like a thick bowl of porky noodles? The kind that makes you slurp and burp and then makes you want seconds? I’m a huge advocate of Japanese ramen, especially the tonkotsu kind which is made with pork bones and the soup is so thick and gelatinous that it will make your lips […]…
It was a shame that I couldn’t attend the opening of Ba’get on Russell Street but when I was invited again to try their winter menu to celebrate Mùa Đông (winter), I was more than happy to accept. Ba’get is a modern take on a Vietnamese eatery that focuses on Vietnamese rolls or banh mi […]…
I’ve always been a big fan of Greek food. However, since Yuye supposedly doesn’t like Greek food, I never get to dine at any Greek restaurants. As such, as you can imagine, I’ve never been to any of the restaurants owned by celebrity chef, restauranteur and MasterChef Australia judge, George Calombaris’s restaurants. I was ovejoyed […]…