south western sydney

Ho Jiak | Strathfield

Ho Jiak | Strathfield

You often hear about how Sydneysiders tend to keep to their part of the city - whether it's the Eastern suburbs, the Lower North Shore, the Northern Beaches/insular peninsula, the Shire, the Inner West, or the not-so-inner-West. I guess it makes sense - each of those areas more or less have everything you'd need to live happily, and getting from one area to another can be a bit of a b!tch and chew up some valuable personal time.

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Albee's Kitchen | Campsie, Sydney

Albee's Kitchen | Campsie, Sydney

As with most other food bloggers, I tend to link my blog posts about restaurants back to Zomato (a restaurant search website/app which took over Urbanspoon a few months ago). And for good reason - it's an easy way for people to find out more on a particular restaurant, more people stumble across your blog, and Zomato proves its usefulness by facilitating the exchange - so everyone wins. When you start posting reviews to Zomato, it tells you how many people have 'seen' your review on the website (I suspect it 'counts' a view even if someone scrolls right past it), and if the numbers are anything to be believed, there are a lot of people searching for somewhere to eat on Zomato.

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