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Arisun / Sun’s Chicken Beer House

Posted by D on 6 June, 2011 in Chinese, Korean, Sydney | 9 comments

Arisun / Sun’s Chicken Beer House

The other day we had KFC. However, not the kind you get from a fast food chain heralding it’s finger-licking goodness with a mascot consisting of a two dimensional line drawing of a certain colonel. What we’re talking about here is a double-fried version of a Korean origin – a.k.a Korean Fried Chicken.

With a bit of recommendation scouting about where we could satisfy our deep-fried food cravings courtesy of our Korean friends, we settle on Arisun – a Korean restaurant/beer garden located in Chinatown. Years ago, this location on one end of Dixon Street was barren, empty and put

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Chinese Noodle Restaurant

Posted by D on 5 October, 2009 in Chinese, Sydney | 0 comments

Chinese Noodle Restaurant

Not the most inventive name for a eatery out there, but the Chinese Noodle Restaurant in Haymarket is best known for its dumplings. Even though we went there on a cold rainy night there was still a 15 minute wait to get a table. The shop decorations will definitely not win any interior design awards with its plastic grape vine covered ceiling and the country-side deco rugs on the walls.  I’ve never understood the logic of this, but apart from this the restaurant has the buzz and feel of a typical busy Chinese restaurant you might find hidden in an alleyway somewhere in China or Hong Kong.

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Red Chilli Sichuan Restaurant (Burwood)

Posted by D on 3 October, 2009 in Chinese, Sydney | 2 comments

Red Chilli Sichuan Restaurant (Burwood)

Went for a quick and simple meal last night at Red Chilli Sichuan in Burwood. I’d been discounting the restaurant as ‘just another Chinese restaurant’ so I only realised the other day that it had the same name as an existing restaurant in Chinatown which is well known for its spicy dishes. Turns out, it’s not the second, but third branch of the restaurant.

I love spicy food, but for me there’s a threshold beyond which the food goes from being enjoyable to pure torture on the senses. So it’s a good

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