Tag: Chinese

photo of cocktails

Hutong at The Shard

Another year, another birthday. There is always a certain amount of pressure on the choice of restaurant for birthdays, you want to have an amazing meal, and there must be a good dose of atmosphere too, although sometimes a lacklustre vibe can be overlooked if you’re bringing enough people to […]

Mr Wong

After a glorious night at the theatre, a late-night supper was in order. Housed in the old Tank night club, Mr Wong is very New York; exposed brick, multi-levelled and teaming with people even though it’s after 10pm. One of the newer Merivale restaurants Mr Wong is a showcase of […]

Ying Chow

We enter the humble looking establishment ready for an evening of food, wine and getting to know you. Ying Chow seems cheap and cheerful and is highly decorated if the wall covered in culinary awards is anything to go by. “Who wants to be in charge of ordering. I hate […]

Uncle Ming’s

Uncle Ming’s is one of the new-underground-bar-set on York St in the city that is taking Sydney CBD drinking to a new and much needed level. Having wound up at Uncle Ming’s one bar-hopping night, I decided to have my birthday drinks there as it is gorgeous, not too crowded […]

Saigon BBQ

After pratically circumnavigating Sydney for a carpark in close proximity to cheap Asian fare, Mum and I ended up at Flemington. We decided to try Saigon BBQ. It’s always hard at these places without a native speaker as often the English of the people working there is limited and it’s […]

Cao Thang

This week seems to be shaping up rather nicely. Not only did I receive fantastic news today about a recent audition (I’ll be starring in Chess the musical in Melbourne this August) but I continued my exploration of suburban cheap-eats. Having been introduced to the little Vietnamese strip in Flemington […]