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Saint Peter, Paddington

There are many fish in the sea. Portobello mushroom & wild black lip abalone on toast ($24) Less now that Saint Peter has made the most out of them. Them, and other seafood too. Chef Niland is the helmet of this restaurant, and he is super s...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Dec 19, 2016

Wolfe & Co., Dural

Growl. Shoestring fries, truffle salt, and grana parmigiano Sorry, had to do it. So I think I've found more reasons to visit the lovely suburb of Dural. Wolfe & Co. does not only have ridiculously beautiful Instagram page, they deliver good...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Aug 22, 2016

Bar Brosé, Darlinghurst

Bad lighting, great food. Ox tongue & mushroom from Bar Brose Who cares about the lightning when you have a ridiculously creamy, seriously addictive strands of pasta. But we'll get to this later. Bar Brosé will somehow remind you of ACME, a...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Jul 4, 2016

Lazy Suzie, Darlinghurst

Devon's sister in town, ladies & gentlemen. Lobster thermidor spring roll Following the success of the popular Devon Cafe and Devon on Danks, Lazy Suzie is the lastest establishment by Chef Zachary Tan. Don't expect miso salmon with perfectl...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Jun 6, 2016

Butter, Surry Hills

Fried chicken and butter, baby. Butter feast MMMM MMM MMMMM. Butter put the word 'rich' in fried chicken realm of Sydney, quite literally. The dim-lighted restaurant looks like a shoe store at first with sneakers on display, but it really is mos...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on May 17, 2016

Saké, The Rocks - Sydney

Pretty, pretty, pretty. Chef Selection Sushi Set from Saké That's what Saké is for me. Raved as one of the most renowned Japanese restaurant in Sydney, I expected nothing but the spectacular stuff when I decided to book for the guy's birthday...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Nov 9, 2015

Moon Park, Redfern - Sydney

It's Korean, but not Korean. Fried chicken from Moon Park Moon Park is a sweet gig from chefs Ben Sears and Eun Hee An, a Korean restaurant that provides so many twists in their dishes they almost as intricate as Home and Away's plot story. In a...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Jul 20, 2015

Brewristas, Glebe - Sydney

The balls alone are worth the visit. Kevin's Balls from Brewrista What balls, you ask? Before you plunge your mind into the gutter, let me explain. Brewristas is a new-ish café in Glebe, specializing in cold brew and delicious food. The balls a...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Apr 19, 2015

Belly Bao, Sydney CBD

Brace yourself. These baos are gonna rule the world. Baonana split dessert bao - $6.5 They've run mine, that's for sure. Belly Bao is not located at a fancy or sophisticated venue, but many have sworn for its wonders. It's the gua bao - Taiwanes...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Mar 22, 2015

ABODE Bistro Bar, Sydney CBD

Hey, we’re collaborating again! Milkteaxx’s Getting Fat is back! T-Bone steak, salad, and sweet potato fries from Abode Bistro Bar Irene: So we had the pleasure to try new summer menu at ABODE Bistro, comprising of great quality meat and fre...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Mar 8, 2015

Mister Gee Burger Truck, Burwood - Sydney

Great things come when you don't expect it. Mister Gee's Cheese Boogie I mean, amazing burgers from a truck at a car-wash place? Who would've thought? Mister Gee Burger Truck wheels its way to a parking space of a car-wash in Burwood, and also i...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Jan 18, 2015

Hartsyard, Newtown - Sydney

New year, more healthy eating? Hartsyard's fried chicken with biscuit and gravy Does more healthy eating mean less fried chicken? Less fried chicken?? I don't think so. Screw new year's resolution, I'm still getting my fried chicken fix. Harts...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Jan 4, 2015

Meat District Co., King Street Wharf - Sydney

Meat, burgers, ribs. And beer. Burgers in spotlight. How good does that sound? Meat District Co. has joined Sydney's dining scene since November, offering high quality, reasonably priced burgers and BBQ wonders at the pretty King Street Wharf. C...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Dec 9, 2014

Cuckoo Callay, Newtown - Sydney

Blink and you'll miss it. Best.Chips.Ever from Cuckoo Allay But this one, my friend, you do not want to miss. Cuckoo Callay is the chic little café nestled snuggly literally 10 steps away from the ticket gate of Newtown train station, and with l...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Nov 30, 2014

Cuckoo Callay, Newtown - Sydney

Blink and you'll miss it. Best.Chips.Ever from Cuckoo Allay But this one, my friend, you do not want to miss. Cuckoo Callay is the chic little café nestled snuggly literally 10 steps away from the ticket gate of Newtown's Station, and with littl...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Nov 30, 2014

Mary's, Newtown - Sydney

Newtown just won't stop mesmerizing me. Mary's burgers, chips, and fried chicken A line up of great restaurants and hip cafes, plus some really cool shops and stores full of treasures, and then there's Mary's. Oh, Mary's. I've heard 1001 good w...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Nov 26, 2014

The Grounds by the Sea (Pop-Up), Bondi

Pretty, pretty, pretty. Food from The Grounds by the Sea pop-up Pretty sculptures, pretty beaches, even prettier food. I feel bad for posting this way after the event's finished, but it was too good not to be posted. The Grounds by the Sea was...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Nov 17, 2014

Chinatown Night Market, Sydney

How could one not like a market? Colosnack stall in Chinatown Night Market It's where the quirkiest things are, with some most beautiful pieces and most unique pieces you've ever seen, plus the wonder and excitement of having street food. Markets...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Oct 5, 2014

Chinatown Night Market, Sydney

How could one not like a market? Colosnack stall in Chinatown Night Market It's where the quirkiest things are, with some most beautiful pieces and most unique pieces you've ever seen, plus the wonder and excitement of having street food. Markets...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Oct 5, 2014

Kepos Street Kitchen, Redfern - Sydney

Best salad ever. And it takes a lot for me to say that because I'm usually fussy with salad. Now, you don't get to see me so excited about a bowl of salad. It's all thanks to Kepos Street Kitchen, a small spot on the corner of Kepos St (duh). It...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Sep 21, 2014


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