I love Japanese food and I love Newtown, and while decent Japanese places in Newtown do exist (Hikaru, Asakusa) there was definitely a gap in the market for an upmarket Japanese restaurant with accompanying sake and imported beer. Enter Iiza! Continue reading
This is a cute little restaurant tucked away on Cambridge St, off the main drag of shops and restaurants. It is decent value especially considering it’s in Circular Quay, costing about $8 per entree or $15 per main. We usually fill up for about $25 each. It has an outdoor seating area with a pleasant atmosphere and the staff are always courteous and attentive. Below are some of our favourite dishes, but we’ve found that pretty much everything is good! Continue reading
I like this place because it’s great value, the courtyard is cute and I’ve never had anything that wasn’t yummy.
Best dishes are the misoyaki (steak or salmon, with sweet miso sauce), nasi miso (eggplant with miso sauce), the agedashi tofu and the sushi and sashimi. Here is a photo of the large sushi/sashimi combination boat, $28. Continue reading