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Regular readers will know how much I enjoy Malaysian cuisine with its melting pot of spicy noodles, tantalising curries and excellent rotis. There are a few Malaysian restaurants scattered around Brisbane’s suburbs but none that are centrally located. When I was invited* to try newly opened PappaRich in the Wintergarden, I wasn’t at all surprised… Read more

Filed in: Brisbane, Restaurant Review

Lunch Sized Adventures Malaysian Style

Over the years I’ve waxed lyrical about my love of Malaysian food. One of my favourite dishes (Malaysian or otherwise) is Char Kway Teow and if you’ve been reading along for any length of time, it makes regular appearances in TIFFIN. Another fave is the curry and flat bread meal known as Roti Canai. Indeed… Read more

Filed in: Brisbane, Restaurant Review

Local &/or General – Mamak Tandoori House

Local &/or General is the title of a song by The Models. Not when they were in their chart topping phase but earlier on, in their edgy, urban grit phase, prior to James Freud joining. It’s a song that’s always stuck in my mind and it seemed like an appropriate title for this occasional series of… Read more

Filed in: Brisbane, Restaurant Review

Dispatches from Sydney – Mamak

A few weeks ago I was in a taxi heading down Goulburn St in Sydney when I saw a crowd outside a restaurant. They appeared to be queuing and as I craned my neck to get a better view, I thought I could make out the words ‘Malaysian’ in the distance.  As a big fan… Read more

Filed in: Restaurant Review, Travel

The Elusive Roti Canai

Some of you will recall a post a month or so back called ‘Dreaming of Malaysia’. Well, finally the dream became a reality and I was in heaven with so many tempting treats, it was daunting to think I may not get through it all. We knew we were off to a good start when… Read more

Filed in: Food Experiences, Travel

Dreaming of Malaysia…

I was thwarted on Sunday evening by Movida Next Door being closed as well as the hoped for return visit to Cumulus Inc being quashed. After walking the length of Flinders Lane and Collins St, I gave up on loftier aims and decided upon a takeaway restaurant in Russell St. I’m absolutely desperate to get… Read more

Filed in: Restaurant Review, Travel