By: Sam M
If you’re staying at one of our Sydney executive apartments, the first thing you’ll probably want to do is to drop your bags in the room go and find some of Sydney’s amazing food. We thought we’d share some tips on our favourite eateries and their dishes.
Sydney is abundant with golden arches or fried chicken outlets but after a long flight with foiled packed food and airport food you are looking for something a little more satisfying. When I say satisfying I’m meaning the meat is tender and the vegetables still have a crunch and the taste takes you back to the moment when you first tasted that dish.
I understand and feel your pain of when you are hungry the last thing you want to do is walk searching for food but I believe you will thank yourself when you find what your taste buds are craving.
Sydney offers you a world of cuisines. You will walk the streets and in most windows they will claim “Sydney’s best pizza” or “Sydney best Pho” there will always be a Sydney’s best sign and up to now after five years in Sydney I am yet to find the dish that has the status to be Sydney’s best, this is due to the problem being you will have an amazing meal one night but the following day or week you will have a meal somewhere else that tops it and this can go on and on.
I think the biggest mistake people make when visiting Sydney is that they keep to the main streets where the takeaway outlets have prime location but if you drop down a street you find hidden little gems like Satang Thai in Haymarket or the Dixon St food court (to be more specific, the Sizzling & Hot Pot kitchen) or if you are lucky you may find the Veggie Patch Van parked up serving taste bud exploding baked sweet potato chips with secret recipe basil vegan mayo sauce.
The city accommodates for all budgets from the $6 Saigon roll to the harbour view restaurants that serves bone marrow on a bed of expensive mashed potatoes. While writing this I have thought of my favourites over the years of eating my way around Sydney and they are a mixed budget and still to this day I am still visiting these regularly.
My five favourite eateries and the dish:
Veggie Patch Van – Haloumi burger with baked sweet potato chips and basil vegan mayo
Nicks Seafood – Blue Eyed pie and creamy mashed potato
Dixon Food Court – Sizzling & Hot Pot’s mushroom hot pot.
The Glenmore Hotel – Pulled pork roll
Satang Thai – Garlic chili rice