Category Archives: Japanese

Menya Oiden, Sydney

There are a lot of Japanese canteen-style restaurants popping up in Sydney including Hana Hana, Marukame Udon and Tenkomori, just to name a few. I love how they’re all affordable and quick which is perfect if you’re short on change or just need a meal to go. As a huge rice lover, I’ve been meaning to go to Menya Oiden many years ago ever since it opened but somehow just never managed to, until today. Yes!

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Kobe Jones (Good Food Month), King Street Wharf

It’s that time of the year again – our favourite month of the year…Good Food Month!! This year, the restaurants at King Street Wharf have some special offers for Good Food Month and at Kobe Jones, they’re serving up a Sake Tasting Platter which pairs 4 types of Japanese sake with bite sized nibbles from their menu for $39.50 per person.

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Yayoi, Circular Quay

The Wagamama at Circular Quay has vacated its premises and in its place is a new branch of the Japanese chain called Yayoi which serves up “teishoku” meals a.k.a. meal sets. The menu is quite extensive and the photos make everything look pretty appealing.

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Toriciya, Cammeray

Nestled away from the main strip of Cammeray’s shops is a little Japanese eatery by the name of Toriciya. Although it’s off the beaten track, Toriciya seems to have built up quite a following, as the small space eventually gets packed out on a Wednesday night.

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Ippudo Sydney, Westfield Sydney

I’ve heard heaps of good things about Ippudo – Yvn has previously been to the Sydney branch and my friends went when we were in Japan (albeit without me as I was laying sick in bed), and everyone has raved about how good it is. Unfortunately both times I’ve missed out as well which is a bummer! Thankfully I finally found the time to pay Ippudo Sydney a visit to see what all the hype was about.

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