Mekong is the latest addition to the buzzing Kensington Street food scene and like its namesake, the restaurant meanders through different countries.
The crack coffee team behind Reuben Hills have opened up a sleek cafe in the lobby of 5 Martin Place. So say good-bye to bland work lunches and crap coffee.
Do you know the difference between a crepe and a galette? Crepes are usually made from wheat flour and have sweet fillings, while galettes are made with buckwheat flour and are savoury. Continue Reading
With restaurant review websites and apps at our finger tips, stumbling upon a restaurant is becoming a thing of the past. Which is why I was pleasantly surprised to discover Eatdustry, a hidden gem in Woolwich, that’s serving up some tantalising Thai cuisine.
Mesdames et Messieurs, there is a new French restaurant in Sydney. Bistrot Gavroche has opened up in the culinary hotspot Chippendale, right opposite Kensington Street Social.
I love buffets, I mean who doesn’t. You get to sample countless types of cuisines and you can go back for seconds, thirds and fourths. Continue Reading
Reuben Hills is a triple threat – it’s a cafe, coffee roaster and retailer.
What’s better than fried chicken and waffles? Fried chicken, waffles and kimchi. That’s right the kitchen at Roastville have taken the classic American dish and added a Korean kick.
Before we dig deeper into the food and coffee, let’s talk about the decor. As you walk up the stairs of Roastville, you’ll find a sunny courtyard – perfect for a lazy Sunday brunch. If you prefer the indoors, then head inside the cafe for ample seating. The interior is brightly lit and matched with swathes of wood, creating a warm and inviting environment.
The coffee at Roastville are well made, which comes as no suprise since Roastville are coffee roasters (hence the name). Try their cold drip or ice coffee for a cool caffeine hit.
The Fried Chicken and Kimchi Waffles is an explosion for your tastebuds. The fried chicken was crispy and the waffles just right.
Don’t let the photo above fool you, the Fried Chicken and Kimchi Waffles is a massive dish. I struggled to finish it and left about 1/3 of the waffle on the plate. Through sheer will power, I managed to finish all of the chicken.
Recommended dishes: Fried chicken and kimchi waffles
Price: $40 for 2 people (approx.)
One star means good, two means very good, three is excellent and four is absolutely incredible culinary experience.
This post was based on an independently paid visit.
157 Victoria Road
Tel: +61 (02) 8317 4851
For more travel videos head to my YouTube channel
You can also find me on Instagram and Twitter