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Tim Ho Wan baked bun demonstration

Tim Ho Wan, Chatswood, Sydney

It was love at first bite. The sweet, crunchy crust gave way to a soft and savoury meaty filling that danced merrily on every taste bud and I just knew. I knew I was in...

Pipis and Vermicelli with Homemade XO Sauce

Back in the day, before the recreational pipi harvesting ban across NSW was implemented, I recall the excitement of our annual roadtrip down the coast to Seven Mile Beach to gather pipis. With a...

Pu’er on Danks (Dumpling & Tea House), Waterloo Sydney

The history of Chinese teahouses can be traced back to the Tang (618–907 AD) and Song (960–1279) dynasties.  Stemming from the need for roadside sanctuaries for rest, teahouses have since transitioned to becoming a...

3Q Chicken, Sydney

Here at I Ate My Way Through, we never turn down more fried chicken, and when that fried chicken is filled with molten cheese? Well, say no more. (Also see Best Asian Street Food...

Chinaman Dumpling, Cremorne + Seafood Jiaozi Recipe

Dumplings are easily one of my favourite foods. There's something about their chewy skins and juicy insides that makes my knees wobble with unfettered anticipation. Thankfully for me (and every other die-hard dumpling aficionado)...

Guide to Yumcha in Cabramatta (Sydney’s Best Yumcha Part 2)

What's better than yumcha? Yumcha with cà phê sữa đá (Vietnamese iced coffee with condensed milk). Which leads us to Cabramatta and the second part of our series on Sydney's Best Yumcha (read Part...
A veritable feast of dishes at Oriental Teahouse

Oriental Teahouse, Melbourne

I've always associated tea master David Zhou's Oriental Teahouse with just teas - after all, I love popping by the outlets when I'm in Melbourne, tasting their hot and cold brews. But somehow, it...

Waitan Restaurant, Bar & Lounge

In a case of 'if you build it, they will come', Waitan's opulent fit-out is unlike anything Sydney has ever seen before. The restaurant was unfazed about flaunting this at their launch party last...
Hot Star Large Fried Chicken

Hot Star Large Fried Chicken, Sydney

From Taipei's Shilin Night Market, to the streets of Melbourne and Sydney, the latest hype in the world of fried chicken is Hot Star. Sydney's first Hot Star store has opened up on Liverpool Street,...
The Dough Collective, Sydney

The Dough Collective

Does Sydney really need another bakery and cafe? According to the folks at newly opened The Dough Collective, the answer is yes. They seem to have found themselves an interesting gap in the market where...

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