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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

Restaurant Hubert, Sydney CBD

Hubert. YAAAS. Pommes Anna from Restaurant Hubert We knew we were in for an amazing dinner once we stepped in. Hubert's entrance is truly something; dimmed-lighted staircase with extensive display of miniature spirit bottles. Dust and all. The d...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Jul 25, 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

Bovine & Swine BBQ, Enmore

Meat, meat, and more meat. Meat plate from Bovine & Swine A bit of mac & cheese, but more meat please. Bovine and Swine BBQ Co. joins the bustling Enmore Rd lines of restaurants, and they sure have their own loyal fans, judging from the c...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on May 25, 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

Jack's Newtown, Newtown

Feel that burger love. Let Jack's Newtown shower you with its burger love. Like, what's not to love? Burgers and fries from Jack's Newtown Since everyone's been talking about this small space on Missenden Rd, I just had to jumped into the w...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Dec 24, 2015

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

ACME, Rushcutter Bay - Sydney

ACME is awesoME. Macaroni, pigs head, egg yolk by ACME Alright that was lame. ACME's food however, is far than lame. I visited the small yet sophisticated place with beloved Anna who only came back from the country of -50 degree Celcius. The ext...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Jul 13, 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

Kefi Souvlaki Bar, Kingsgrove - Sydney

Easy and cheerful. Pork gyro - $8 Let me introduce you to Kefi Souvlaki Bar. A petite place with minimal seating but offers maximum joy and satisfaction. The souvlaki place is right next to the tavern, where alcoholic drinks can be purchased. Th...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Mar 29, 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

The Oxford Tavern, Petersham - Sydney

Meat, meat, and more meat. Mixed meat platter from The Oxford Tavern Vegetarians, look away. And no, this post isn't about strippers and naked waitress. I'm gonna talk about something saucy, but trust me, it won't be rated R. Oxford Tavern is a...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Jan 25, 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

Sepia, Sydney CBD

Restaurant of the Year they say. Sepia's 'Spring Chocolate Forest' How can I not try? Finally, I can tick off one huge box on my bucketlist. Dining at Sepia, Sydney's Restaurant of the Year 2014. Hoorah. Sepia, Sydney CBD There's a lot of ex...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Dec 7, 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

Ippudo, Central Park - Chippendale

Great ramen, only a (very short) walk away from uni. Ippudo's miso tonkotsu This is probably one of the best news I've heard this year. It's almost like Christmas comes sooner. By now you've all probably heard the news that Ippudo opens another...
by Irene's Getting Fat! on Nov 16, 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

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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