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I like rainbows and long walks on the beach.

Joined 18 February 2009 Sydney, NSW

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  • Thai Kitchen

    Restaurants Meadowbank, NSW
    This spot has been occupied by a string of failed restaurant ventures over the years, so we've been hopeful for a good local restaurant that we could count on for those nights when mum (I) just hadn't gotten her (my) act together for dinner.

    This Thai restaurant, despite being Korean owned, is operated by Thai kitchen staff. The food is good neighborhood Thai, but it isn't going to blow your mind or get into any food write ups. We like the pineapple rice and pad see ew, the chili basil stir fry is good, tom yum soup is decent. We try to stay away from ordering prawns here because they use frozen prawns instead of fresh produce.

    Thai Kitchen offers local delivery, and it is popular with the locals for takeaway.

    While Thai Kitchen isn't worthy of any culinary awards, it is great for what it sets out to be -- a friendly neighbourhood local serving good food in a bright, clean and pleasant environment.
  • Little Vienna

    Takeaways Sydney, NSW
    Great little spot to grab a sandwich. Prices are reasonable, and I love that they use bread from Brasserie Bread. I haven't tried that many options to be honest; I keep going back to the Gangnam chicken for lunch and the simple cheese and tomato sandwiches for breakfast.
  • The Incinerator

    Restaurants Artarmon, NSW
    One of our go-to cafes for breakfast and brunch. We love the coffee, hash browns, sausages and scrambled eggs at The Incinerator -- the makings of a winning breakfast.

    The service is always great, though on our last couple of visits, our meals took a really long time to be served.

    We love the outdoor seating on a beautiful day, the ample seating indoors, and the fact that it is right next to a playground and the Willoughby Leisure Centre.

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  • Expanding from its already popular shop at Enmore, Great Aunty Three opened a new takeaway corner at the edge of Sydney CBD and Surry Hills. The modern, intimately sized shop braces the outside air from its slightly open atmosphere and provides a few seats for consumers who prefer to eat their food at the premise.

    Great Aunty Three serves all things Vietnamese, ranging from bread rolls, noodle soup, salads, and rice paper rolls. The barramundi noodle salad was freshly made, and although the portion was a little small, it tasted delicious. The rice paper rolls were very fresh and came with thick garlic gravy sauce on the side instead of the usual peanut sauce.

    One good thing about Great Aunty Three is they accept tap payments even on small transactions, something that is quite rare for a small takeaway shop. Having been there several times, I can say that all the staffs are friendly and accommodating.
    • Great tip re: tap payments! I saw your review after I just visited for the first time. I did a tap credit card payment for my purchase, but I was greedy and ordered a couple of things, so it's good to know they accept card payments for smaller purchases too.
  • Easternian Local Star reviewed Mary's CBD
    If you happen to come to Mary's Burger CBD at around lunch time, then expect to line up at the slightly long queue outside this whole-in-the-wall takeaway burger shop. The wait can then take up to around 10-15 minutes and the food preparation another 5-10 minutes, so if you are not really in a rush to try this burger, I would suggest visiting at less busy hours like 5pm.

    The burger offerings are quite limited. At the time of my visit, there were only 5 burgers ranging from $10 to $12 each: Mary's Burger, Cheeseburgers, Chicken burger, Veg burger, and breakfast burger. There are also shakes, soda, and fried to add to your order and make it a perfect combo.

    I bought a cheeseburger and was surprised at how small it was. The presentation was also very bland, and the taste was just alright I could almost compare it with McDonald's $2 cheeseburgers. It certainly did not warrant any return on my behalf. Maybe I should have their fried chicken burger for next time.
    • The fried chicken is worth a try. Would be keen to hear what you think.
  • I have to commend this particular branch of Commonwealth for their dedication to their customers and professionalism.

    Every time I enter the branch there's also someone there to ensure I'm well looked after. This is the reason I chose Commonwealth to apply for my Home Loan. The whole process was executed very quickly and smoothly and I was more than satisfied. I'd recommend this to anyone!
    • It sounds like Melvyn Yap received great service throughout his home loan application process, more than just a friendly greeting.