Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Gumshara Ramen and Friday market BBQ - Eating world harbour plaza, Chinatown

Everytime when we walk into the Eating world harbour plaza at Chinatown, we felt like falling into Asia. Numerous stalls are displaying pictures of their dishes, waiting for the crowd to get bigger and louder as peak time rises.  There are all types of street foods here, you name it and they have it!

Pork spare rib Ramen $15.50
On this particular day, we decided to try the legendary Gumshara Pork spare rib Ramen. Alot of people gave good comments about this specific bowl of Ramen so we wanted to have a taste of it.
I have to say, apart from the fact I had a bad stomach on the day, the Ramen itself didn't exactly impress me. Can you imagine drinking Bailey? Pretty thick right? Try chucking in some chocolates, some butter, some more milk etc. Ok it's not that scary, but the soup along with the greasy rib and droplet of oil just made it difficult to enjoy. I know alot of you may love this and are loyal to it, but for me it was just a bit too much...

Now onto the real good stuffs, you probably already seen or heard about this stall on Friday night market at Chinatown. Yeah, just as it sounds, it's the Friday Market BBQ.
Lamb skewers x 10  $15.00
These are my favourite, and I am speechless everytime after eating them. You have to try these if you haven't already, they are absolutely zesty! The meats were so juicy, and the cumin flavour just soaks into each piece so well. There were also fats stuck in between those meats, which makes them extra succulent. However, I prefer them when it's cooked outdoor (it's the mood and atmosphere that counts), and you can ask them to add extra chilli. Can you imagine this? Once I got too excited and told them to add as much chilli as they can, and it was like...the most suicidal move you can ever make. The meats were literally covered in red flakes, and the heat just make the chilli flavour even stronger! Anyone up for a challenge? Bring it on anytime!
Shop 209
Phone number: 0410 253 180
Friday market BBQ
Shop 201
Both are inside Eating World harbour plaza:
25-29 Dixon St (enter from Gouburn St or Factory St)
Haymarket Chinatown, Sydney
Open 7 days 10am - 10pm (Gumshara opens from 11.30am - 8.30pm Sun-Mon and 11.30am - 9pm Tue - Sat)

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chocolatesuze said...

if you're not prepared, the soup in the Gumshara ramen can be quite confronting but oh man it's so good in winter!

joey@FoodiePop said...

Each to their own of course but I quite like the collagen consistency of the soup.

My Hunger will go on said...

Yea...I think I wasn't ready for it, although the temperature indeed shall be perfect for the cold winter :)

My Hunger will go on said...

Wondering if it really helps to maintain smooth skin hummmmm...