Letter From Sydney

Iconic restaurant a victim of Covid-19

Golden Century, a household name in food-obsessed Sydney, goes bust

In 1989, Eric and Linda Wong, a couple from Hong Kong, took over a small, rundown Chinese restaurant called Golden Century in Sydney's Chinatown.

Back then, few could have foreseen Golden Century becoming a household name in Sydney, an inspiration for local chefs and an iconic restaurant attracting diners from around the world.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 12, 2021, with the headline 'Iconic restaurant a victim of Covid-19'. Subscribe