Food in Sydney

Food in Sydney
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Updated 2019-06-26 10:05

Eating is more than a hobby in Australia, and there is more than enough eateries, bistros, bars, pubs, restaurants to choose from in our urban communities and towns. Numerous Australian gourmet specialists are prestigious worldwide for fusion food, which unites European culture with Asian spices. But choices are not limited to Australian food in Sydney as one can find food from around the world in this city.

Local dishes you should try

Sydney specializes in meat variety so expats who love to eat meat of every kind and in every form will love the dining scene here. Roasted lamb is one of the most popular dishes in Australia. Meat pie is, also, another tasty dish that expats will find in every other shop, supermarkets and bakeries in Sydney. Australians also eat kangaroo meat. Chicken parmigiana is also a well-liked meaty dish although it is not particularly Australian. It is commonly found in pubs in Sydney and is a cheese and tomato sauce heaven. Fish and Chips is also common and Witchetty Grub, a type of larvae, is also eaten in Australia. Australians also enjoy a good barbecue. When it comes to desserts, Pavlova and lamingtons are an Aussie's favorite. Sydneysiders also have a thing for Anzac biscuits.

Popular restaurants

Now on to some of the most popular restaurants. Ester, which specializes in woodfire cooking is situated in Chippendale NSW near the central station. It is worth trying if you are looking for a relaxed setting. Quay is a world-famous restaurant known primarily for its breath-taking views on the Opera House, although it comes with a price- between $210 -$275 meals depending on the number of courses you opt for. The seafood and meat dishes are fresh and delicious. Their variety in wines is unmatched.

As the name suggests, Firedoor serves food that is cooked over wood coals and specializes in seasonal cuisines, situated in Surry Hills, NSW. The venue's setting is vintage with rustic decoration with an average price of $150 and restaurant is widely known for the wine options and welcoming staff. Restaurant Hubert mainly popular among the French customers but not only. The place has an amazing French feel and is known for its quality food, ambience and accommodating staff. The live jazz band is the cherry on top. A must when in Sydney.

Australians' love affair with food is not a secret and there is a lot more you can read about food in Sydney. Explore the streets of Sydney and you will fall in love with the food there too.

Useful links:

Time Out ' Restaurants in Sydney
The Infatuation ' The best restaurants

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