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Pearl Oyster Bar's lobster roll

I've been craving their lobster rolls since I moved back to Sydney last year. I'd love to "try" to replicate it myself here, but I'm not sure what else was in them other than lobster and mayo. Can anyone help? I'm getting desperate!

Thanks

May 21, 2007
chookpea in Home Cooking

Sydney - what is new for us to try?

I second Fish Face in Darlinghurst.

Another place I love is Mohr Fish in Surry Hills. Peak waiting times can range from 20-45mins, but put your name down and head over to the Shakespeare next door for a pre-dinner drink. They'll come get you once your table is ready. I always get the scallop starter which is devine, and all the main courses are lovely and fresh.

You're only a short walk from Crown Street, so after your meal you can walk along the strip and check out some of the many bars for an after dinner pick me up.

Other options along the Crown Street, Surry Hills strip (though I've yet to check these places out):

Bird Cow Fish - I haven't been there, but heard it's also very good. Modern Australian I believe.
Toko - looks gorgeous from the outside, from its blonde wood bar serving sake martinis, to the sushi bar to catch the action, to the long communal table. I'm dying to check it out myself!
The Bentley - located on the corner of Campbell and Crown Streets - I've heard it's good (rave review in the SMH Good Food Guide, 2 hats etc), but given I can see the place from my balcony, it's a little too close to home for me ;)

Have fun!

Decent Greek restaurant in Newtown?

Heading that way tonight to avoid the chaos of Mardi Gras. In the mood for some Greek food, but unable to locate any in King St, Newtown. I found Steki Taverna, but as we'll be catching the train in, we'd like to be closer to that end of King St

Anyone know of any Greek restaurants down that end?

Thanks

Urgent - cheap eats in Sydney CBD for 16?

Hi
Trying to find a place that accommodate 16 people for dinner tonight. As I'm paying for it, somewhere reasonably priced would be great.

Thanks!

Vietnamese pork rolls/banh minh - where to find in Sydney CBD (not Chinatown)?

Not sure of the correct spelling. Does anyone know if there are places that sell these rolls in the CBD? I work more towards the Circular Quay end, so getting to Chinatown is a bit of a hike. Thanks