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About Excuse Me Waiter

Excuse Me Waiter is a documented food adventure run by two hungry Gen Y food fanatics DK & Yvn. They can often be found roaming Sydney in search of interesting foods from food courts to high-end restaurants.

Product Review: Di Bella Coffee

On my return from my recent trip to Italy, I have a newfound appreciation for the more balanced coffees that the Italians seem to favour, although they’re not as strong as the standard Sydney coffee. So when I popped into Macchiato cafe the other day, it was nice to find that the flat white I had ordered was smooth, quite well-rounded and balanced like the coffees I had grown accustomed to in Italy.

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Public Dining Room, Mosman

Balmoral Beach is pretty as a picture when the sun is shining in Sydney and what better way to enjoy the view than at the sleek Public Dining Room, a more upmarket option for brunch than the always packed Boathouse.

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Ramen O-San, Haymarket

I love a good bowl of ramen and judging by the lines outside popular ramen joints in town, so does the rest of Sydney. One of the newer players is Ramen O-San, which has just opened up an outlet in the heart of Chinatown, hidden in the underground Dixon House Food Court. It’s nothing flash, but they serve up a very good value bowl of Tonkotsu Ramen which is under $10 and features a thick, flavoursome pork bone broth as its base.

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Arisun Express and Azoto, World Square

Arisun is a well known local haunt for Korean Fried Chicken in Sydney and it has now expanded its footprint with the newly opened Arisun Express and its sister store Azoto for liquid nitrogen ice cream at World Square. Contrary to its name, Arisun Express is not just about takeaway Korean Fried Chicken (although that’s on offer too), there’s plenty of seating outside in the alley and upstairs if you want to dine in.

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Cloud 9 Chocolate Cafe, Newtown

The aptly named Cloud 9 Chocolate Cafe really does take chocolate loving to the next level, with a smorgasbord of delectable options to satisfy your sweet tooth. It may look a bit like a froyo parlour on first impression, but there’s nothing remotely healthy about what’s on offer here – think gelato sliders, molten lava cakes, waffles, fondue…the list goes on.

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