Category Archives: Ashfield

Excelsior Jones, Ashfield

It looks like the spread of trendy suburban cafes throughout Sydney’s inner west has reached Ashfield with the arrival of Excelsior Jones, a hip eatery located on the triangular corner block of Queen Street in a quiet residential area. The decor is simple with an open kitchen and plenty of light wooden furniture in the relatively spacious interior.  Although there’s quite a few tables inside, it gets quite popular around lunch and there may be a wait to get a table.

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Shanghai Memory, Ashfield

As most Sydneysiders know, Ashfield is known as Little Shanghai with good reason – its main street is lined with various Shanghainese restaurants, all spruiking their xiaolongbao steamed pork dumplings which are often their signature dish. If you’re not a local, it may be hard to differentiate between all these restaurants but luckily tonight I’m with my best friend who has lived around the area for a long time.

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