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Places to Eat: Opium den…or oriental gem?

Uncle Ming’s is an underground gem!
www.unclemings.com.au
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Last week Maadz and I caught up for a girly catch up and quick bite in town! I was in a rush as I had to go back to work and Maadz was ready for an early night to chill at home, but Uncle Ming’s was the perfect haven and escape for a change of scenery to freshen up your evening and make it feel longer and more extended.
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Barely visible from the street and perfectly hidden next to a classy shirt shop, you have to wander down a set of dark stairs (like many of Sydney’s new small bars) to find the dim den entry.
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Red infused light, long bar, intimate tables with small surrounding stools, plush oriental couches, decorative screens and dim lighting. It’s as if you’ve stepped into a colonial Shanghai night watering hole. The simple tasty menu of dumplings, duck buns, edamame and plum wine is great for a quick but satisfying snack after work. The small space conducive to intimate chatter with your girlfriends or a new encounter.
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One of my favourite things was the view into the kitchen with a lone lady visible through a large circular archway – almost like an artwork!
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For a taste of old class and vintage Asia, try Uncle Ming’s!

Mari xoxo

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