09 July 2011

To's Malaysian Gourmet ~ North Sydney


To's is a long running lunch bar serving Malaysian street food classics to North Sydney office workers for as long as we can remember. We're chuffed to find it open on Saturday.






On Saturday afternoon North Sydney is a ghost town. But To's is buzzing. As busy as they are, the  lovely uncle behind the counter finds time to crack jokes and serve us like we were his first customers ever.  The ordering system here is controlled chaos, this place must be a complete scrum during office lunch time, but sitting outside on a sunny Saturday winter afternoon, we're in heaven.



Loh bah - minced pork fried in beancurd skin - $2.80. This is a new favourite, we first tried it earlier in the week at Penang Cuisine in Epping.



Hainan Chicken Rice - $8.20. Choose breast or thigh (go thigh, it's much juicier!) and chili sauce is optional.



Har mee - prawn noodle soup - $8.90. Love the pink bowl and chopsticks. Special har mee sambal is provided help-yourself at the counter. The sambal here is excellent.



The ho fun with curry chicken on top looks like a winner, we'll be back for that.



To's Malaysian Gourmet is at 181 Miller St, North Sydney. Phone 02 9955 2088.


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4 comments:

  1. Dear Street Food, I used to like this place (especially because they have outdoor seating too) until I discover May's Laksa House at Berry Square food court. Although I like To's sambal, I find May's laksa is a bit tastier and the Har Mee is spicier.

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  2. Thanks for the tip - I had the feeling the Berry food court might be worth a look - next time :-)

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  3. the penang hor fun here is a favourite of mine.

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  4. Try the Assam Laksa on Saturday, simply yummy

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