Blog Posts - Sydney Inner West

In The Kitchen: Chef Sujet, Spice I Am

A chef’s job is to create wonderment and fulfillment on a plate as well as curb a guest’s insatiable palate. A chef cannot just put food on a plate and expect the result to be mind-blowing, instead care and attention needs to go into everything.
by JENIUS on Aug 30, 2016

Escape winter at The Carrington

The Carrington Hotel has an upbeat vibe that pairs with it’s cool attitude. Upon arriving on a Friday night the bar and restaurant are busy with people. The dim interior and dark woods of the bar are complemented by gaggles of people drinking and e...
by JENIUS on Aug 14, 2016

Jump onboard the Mezza Train

If you live in Sydney, then you’ve either heard of or been to a ‘Sushi Train’. You sit on a high bar stool and watch as glorious food swirls before you in a circle, each round bringing something new for your feasting pleasure. The insta...
by JENIUS on Jul 19, 2016

DYO (Design Your Own) Crumble at Newtown’s Crumble Top

A review on Crumble Top in Newtown Yes Sydney, you heard right. Newtown’s King Street has just opened up the latest dessert sensation, Crumble Top. There’s nothing better than a good toasty crumble, at least not in this freeezing winter...
by Taco Bout Food on Jul 3, 2016

The Gelato Burger – Cremeria De Luca | Five Dock

A review on Cremeria De Luca in Five Dock From the streets of Sicily, generations of the De Luca family bring their Italian heritage in every scoop of gelato served at Cremeria De Luca. Perched on Ramsay Street in Five Dock, this gelato bar serves u...
by Taco Bout Food on Jun 27, 2016

Black Star Pastry | Newtown

A review on Black Star Pastry in Newtown Black Star Pastry in Newtown has become Sydney’s go-to destination when you feel like a delicious fancy cake or pastry. Their strawberry watermelon cake has been the holy grail of patisserie work for a...
by Taco Bout Food on Jun 22, 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

Ice-Cream Series: Hakiki Turkish Ice-Cream

I personally think ice-cream is a food group, and the best food group at that; it’s hard to deny that the cold treat is a winner all year long. Sydney has an abundance of fabulous ice-creameries and gelaterias so today we kick off our ice-cream...
by JENIUS on May 25, 2016

Hip Hop Chicken Shop at The Carrington, Surry Hills, Sydney

by JENIUS on Feb 19, 2016

Ho Jiak, Strathfield

For me, one of the greatest powers of food is the ability to transport you to another part of the world. Any time I eat a Gyro I immediately am taken back to the streets of Athens; while eating at Ho Jiak I was invited into a world I have not yet bee...
by JENIUS on Jan 21, 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

Abhi’s Indian Restaurant celebrates 25 years (North Strathfield, Sydney)

Founded by chef Kumar Mahadevan, Abhi’s Indian (named after his son Abhinav) at North Strathfield has been setting the benchmark for Indian cuisine in Sydney since 1990. The family also run Aki’s Indian at Woolloomooloo, a fancier, m...
by JENIUS on Jul 28, 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

Smoked Meats + Black Betty BBQ, The Oxford Tavern (Petersham, Sydney)

Winter is coming. Okay, technically winter has officially arrived but I just needed to throw a Game of Thrones reference in here. I couldn’t help myself. With Sydney’s weather the way it has been lately, there’s very little doubt that we’...
by JENIUS on Jun 3, 2015

Izba Russian Treats, Newtown, Sydney

Olga Rogacheva remembers baking with her family from a very early age. Growing up in Russia, she recalls helping make the cream of her favourite birthday cake, the Napoleon. Back then, she would eat half the cream in the process, but now she’s the...
by JENIUS on Jun 3, 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

Pig Out: Bacon Festival at Cuckoo Callay, Newtown

Bacon is one of those strange foods that is often placed on a heavenly pedestal; basically an edible form of happiness. To clarify, I would class it in with those other life forces of all that is good and holy (that is, chocolate and coffee), that ge...
by JENIUS on Mar 1, 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

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