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Tempura Prawn Roll


So I’ve only been back to classes for one week and I already feel like I’m in the thick of study! This semester is my final one for my Bachelor’s course…it’s a bit of a doozy so I’ve tried to pick my classes well. Only one face-to-face is a plus as I get to manage my own Continue reading


Bánh Mì at Xcel Roll, Parramatta

Pork Bánh Mì — $5

Recently at work I got in the lift with two ladies, one of whom was about to partake in her first ever “Pork Roll” (Australianism of bánh mì).

“Everybody gets them.  They must be really good.” she said to her friend. “I just don’t know how I feel about the coriander.”

Oh my friend, if you knew about the pink mystery meat and liver pate, that coriander would be the least of your worries.

If you’re in Parramatta around lunchtime, check out Xcel Roll, the local business district favourite — great selection, fresh viet rolls made on site, amazingly friendly service.

Xcel Roll
52 Macquarie Street
Parramatta 2150
(02) 9891 9180

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