Kimchi Jjigae ($16)

SYDNEY MADANG

You know what is super duper excruciatingly awkward? When you walk into a restaurant, sit down, and look at the menu for a good 10 minutes, before realising that you’re in the wrong place. At least I realised before the banchan came out. In my defence, Sydney Madang is hard to find. Not only is it one of many on a street lined with Korean [...]
Pad Thai with Chicken ($14)

HOME THAI

I snuck off to Sydney for some serious business last week, and of course, with serious business comes serious eating. I’ve long come to accept the fact that Thai food (and maybe even Asian food in general) in Sydney is superior to what’s available in Melbourne, and although it will never cease to upset me at least a little, it also gives me an extra [...]
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DIN TAI FUNG

It’s been a while. Ever since Hutong crashed and burnt, I haven’t had a good Xiao Long Bao (XLB). So it’s not surprising that my first stop on my Sydney food pilgrimage (and anniversary trip, Chris put in grumpily) is Din Tai Fung, where the legendary XLB have earned themselves an elusive Michelin Star. At just before 8pm, we were facing a 15 minute wait. [...]