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The Oxford Tavern, Petersham

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The Oxford Tavern, Petersham
Meat sweats ahoy! I’m talking American style 18 hour slow-cooked brisket, beef short ribs, pulled pork, smoked chook, burnt-end beans, lamb ribs, and chorizo. The slow-cooked Black Betty BBQ menu will be available every weekend from 12PM at The Oxford Tavern, Petersham until sold out. 
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Nice to meat you!
Grab a table in their eclectic jungle beer garden and line up at the cafeteria style counter and select your proteins. Each serving is priced per 100g and all orders come with a roll and coleslaw.

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Zeus Street Greek, Drummoyne

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Zeus Street Greek, Drummoyne
When you’re driving along Lyons Road in Drummoyne, it’s hard not to stop and check-out the striking yellow lightning bolt of Zeus Street Greek. Whilst there’s always an air of negative connotation when fast-food comes to mind, but rest assured because the food here is fast but made using quality ingredients just like yia yia would. No doubt this has become a local favourite of mine for a quick feed and it’s also just down the road from my favourite fish and chip joint, Ocean Foods
Feta & oregano chips $6.50 (gf)
As always, ordering with my eyes, I couldn’t go past the feta and oregano chips. Cheese and chips?! My eyes lit up! #thisiswhyimfat Golden crunchy triple cooked chips dotted with crumbed feta and a sprinkling of dried oregano. Since feta doesn’t melt into an ooey, gooey cheese it didn’t stick to the chips but that was the only minor downside :)
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Spartan - Char-grilled chicken with Aegean slaw, preserved lemon mayo, caramelized onion and parsley $9.50
The almighty gyro (pronounced as yee-ro, the ‘g’ is silent) is something Sydney has been missing out on! Similar to a kebab, the meat is char-grilled on a vertical spit and wrapped in their house-made fluffy pita. The filling is generous but doesn’t compare to the amount I got when I was in Greece! Nevertheless, I enjoyed the combination of the tangy Aegean slaw with the tender char-grilled chicken. 

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Parlour Lane Roasters, Sydney

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Parlour Lane Roasters, Sydney CBD
Hidden in the laneway next to the palatial State theatre is this cosy nook filled with kitsch decor from the mannequin floor lamps to the seductive bar stools. Given the association with the quirky and provocative QT Hotel just three floors up, Parlour Lane Roasters is a great place to escape from the hustle & bustle of the city streets; open from breakfast to a late afternoon aperitivo. 
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Wharf Rd, Nowra

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Wharf Rd, Nowra
Burnt margherita - tequila, apple schnapps and cinnamon sugar $14
Limoncello blush - house made Limeoncello, cranberry and lime juice
$10
Australia is such a big place! You don’t really notice it until you go on a scenic road trip for 2.5 hours yet still remain in the same State! Late last year, mum and I decided to go on a day trip to drive my sister down the South Coast of NSW to Jervis Bay for ‘Schoolies’, end of secondary school celebrations. On the way, we stopped for lunch at Wharf Rd - Nowra, a cosy casual restaurant overlooking the water. We decided to have a light lunch since we couldn’t resist and were already munching on some fluffy warm donuts from the Famous Berry Donut Van, a mandatory road trip down South NSW pit-stop! 

For those interested, she stayed at the Pavilion Beach House, Culburra Beach

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Soft shell crab tacos $16
Ermahgerd.. heavy breathing.. best taco I’ve ever had! Soft tortilla wrapping a lightly battered and meaty soft shell crab, pico de gallo (tomato salsa), creamy housemade mayonnaise and crustacean oil. I loved how the soft shell crab didn’t leave an oily taste in my mouth, and the crustacean oil really brought the dish together by heightening the sweet fragrance of the crab.  
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