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Steamed bun set Momo'wich

Momo’wich, Barbican, London

Cuisine: Pan-Asian

Momo’wich is now called Momo Canteen

There are a number of independent little eating places around the Barbican area in addition to the usual Pret A Mangers, EATs and Subways. Momo’wich is a small modern cafe in Carthusian Street that sells South East Asian street food and aims to deliver ‘authentic Malaysian and Thai flavours.’  You will find amongst other things, Malaysian beef rendang,Thai green chicken curry, soup noodles including curry laksa, steamed sandwich buns, chicken satay and Vietnamese summer rolls on the menu. I’ve noticed bánh mi making an appearance as a special. Vegetarians can order butternut squash Thai red curry, tofu soup noodles, vegetarian spring rolls, tofu summer rolls and vegetarian steamed sandwich buns. Continue reading

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Sydney, Garden of Friendship

Thanon Khao San, Haymarket, Sydney

Cuisine: Thai

Sydney’s Thai Town is located in Haymarket in the CBD, near Chinatown. The main stretch of Thai Town is on Campbell Street, bordering Pitt Street, Goulburn Street and George Street. Here, you will find a wonderful array of Thai restaurants serving authentic food and grocery shops.

Thanon Khao San is a lively little restaurant in Pitt Street. We loved the vibrant atmosphere in the restaurant. It was busy and some of the tables were a bit cramped, which meant the feeling was more street food cafe rather than formal restaurant. The decor was great too – bare brick walls, bird cage like lampshades and a tuk-tuk – our table was next to the tuk-tuk  and I did very well to not sit in it!

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