Ju Ge Mu (Sydney)

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Flippin’ It – Kansai style – by Rachel!

It filled me with great joy to find the delights of Okonomiyaki were on offer in Sydney and that, if lucky, I could sit at the hot plate and watch it being constructed.  Okonomiyaki is often described as Japan’s version of a pancake, pizza or omelette and although similar in many ways, it is a creation distinctly of its own.

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Yim Yam (Melbourne)

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Tiny place with a big heart

– by Rosie

Any night of the week you walk past Yim Yam and you’ll notice the place teeming with people. Even with their recent expansion and extra dining space it’s tough to get a spot if you’ve just walked in off the street.  Maybe it’s the retro Thai paintings hanging on the walls? Or the kitsch tableware? Or the huge statue of Buddha placed in the middle of the dining room? It’s all the above plus the delicious and fabulously cheap food that keeps locals coming back for more. [Read more…]

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Vegie Bar (Melbourne)

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Melbourne bohos are onto something – by Pauline

 

For a real slice-of-Melbourne-life, head to Vegie Bar, a lively restaurant serving contemporary vegetarian fare, including raw food, living food, gluten-free and vegan options. Located in Fitzroy, an inner northern suburb that oozes bohemian charm, this place is not just for vegos. Once you experience the fresh, flavourful food, you’ll very easily calm any carnivorous cravings.

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