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yum cha

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Okay, so we really went down for Cirque du Soleil Ovo, but the highlight of any Sydney trip is gorging on decent Chinese food… mmmm…. At two of the Emporer’s Garden locations, and yummy as usual :D

Chinese BBQ
BBQ Duck and Pork

Chinese BBQ
BBQ Pork with rice noodle

Yum cha dumplings
Garlic and Prawn

Yum cha dumplings
Scallop

Yum cha
Cha sieu pao

Yum Cha coconut jelly
Coconut Jelly

Yum Cha tea
Contemplating my tea

Aaron's Hotel Haymarket

We stayed the night at Aaron’s hotel, Haymarket, which I think about $120 for the night on Wotif. An older hotel, with a rickety lift, step in odd places, a skylight in the room that let light in WAY too early, and a fire alarm that got us all out of bed before we wanted to be because it goes off sometimes with the steam from the showers.

Aaron's Hotel

But the shower was hot and the bed very comfortable.

Aaron's Hotel

Aaron's Hotel

Aaron's Hotel

I’d stay there again, it’s amazingly located right next to Market City, but this time with an eye mask. And maybe earplugs so the fire alarm wouldn’t wake me :/

Yum Cha

Ahh, Old faithful Yum Cha at Emperor’s Garden on the corner in Sydney’s Chinatown.

Yum Cha

A selection of rice-y goodness, which set us back just shy of $40 for the three of us.

Yum Cha

Yum Cha

Yum Cha

With some BBQ Pork Buns for Rish

Yum Cha

And cream filled mango pancakes for Pnut.

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I’ve been to Mr Chao’s Seafood twice for yum cha this year already. Nom nom nom.

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The first time was with Rish’s dad, who kept picking different things to my usual “Steamed rice noodle creations” selection

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Including teeny tiny fish.

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Yum Cha, Mr Chao's Seafood Hurstville

Mmm steamed goodness!

Yum Cha, Mr Chao's Seafood Hurstville

Yum Cha, Mr Chao's Seafood Hurstville

And, of course, the rice noodle prawns!

Yum Cha, Mr Chao's Seafood Hurstville

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