Indian street flavours hit Hawthorn with Piquancy (Melbourne)

June 5, 2017

The team behind St Kilda‘s hotspot Babu Ji has opened a new Hawthorn eatery, Piquancy. Owners and Cousins Mani Waraich and Ranjit Singh want to emphasise their childhood in Punjab, by bringing it to the forefront of their new restaurant. “In India food brings people together and it puts a smile on everyone’s faces. This […]

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Review: Brick Lane brings the lighter side of Indian dining to Darlinghurst (Sydney)

May 7, 2017

“Experimental Indian” isn’t something you’d hear often around Sydney’s dining scene a few years ago. Now, it’s picking up, and a few inventive restaurants across the city are really highlighting a side of Indian cuisine that moves far away from excessively creamy butter chicken and puffy, indulgent cheese naan. Brick Lane is but the latest […]

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INDU is now doing Saturday lunches for a limited time (Sydney)

November 30, 2016

Dr. Sam Prince’s INDU has become quite the force on Sydney’s dining scene, edging to the top with charming contemporary Indian and Sri Lankan food inspired by the Doctor’s time spent in the coastal villages of those regions. The underground CBD restaurant has also just changed up their menu, adding a few more dishes to […]

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Review: Indu (Spring Menu 2016) – CBD (Sydney)

October 30, 2016

As they approach the one-year anniversary, the kitchen at inspired subterranean restaurant Indu have re-worked parts of their menu, just slightly changing things around with a few additions here and there as we dive deeper into spring and prepare for summer. Sam Prince’s unique Indian dining experience has built quite the reputation since opening; its […]

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Review: Bombay Street Kitchen – Glebe (Sydney)

June 20, 2016

Glebe marches to the beat of a different drummer. Erudite misfits call it home, as do students, families, travellers and long-time residents. It’s affectionate and invigorating, a place where old terrace houses sit a stone’s throw away from UTS and Sydney University. Future leaders and creatives rub shoulders with the traditional and the comfortable. This is where you’ll find Bombay Street Kitchen. Run […]

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Review: Zaaffran – Darling Harbour (Sydney)

May 9, 2016

“Butter chicken is not authentic Indian food,” said restaurateur Freddie Zulfiqar at a sit-down media event for Zaaffran this past Tuesday night. It was a sentiment shared by the 110-strong crowd gathered to enjoy the established Indian restaurant’s cuisine in the buzzing Darling Harbour precinct. What Zaaffran (meaning saffron) does well is “capture the essence […]

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Review: Delhi by the Way – Potts Point (Sydney)

April 9, 2016

It seems the recently reinvigorated Kellet Way in Potts Point is once again picking up as a destination for locals and visitors who are looking food good, quiet restaurants and small bars to help battle the lockout law-induced blues. The small street has already drawn a new life from bars The Powder Keg and Parsons, […]

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Review: Manjit’s at the Wharf – King Street Wharf (Sydney)

February 23, 2016

As most Sydneysiders know, it’s pretty hard to find a decent curry in this city, but that’s quickly changing across town, with a great example being the truly authentic fare at Manjit’s in Balmain. The reputable dining destination has built up a large local following with traditional but distinctive Indian food whipped up by a […]

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Review: Indu – CBD (Sydney)

February 7, 2016

Indian food isn’t hard to come across in Sydney, but whether or not that Indian food is good, unique, and worthwhile is a different story. Amidst all the excessively creamy take-a-way butter chickens and greasy cheese naans (always a guilty pleasure), there are some truly fascinating dishes to be had in Indian restaurants from Woolloomooloo […]

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