Archive for August, 2006
 
 
 
Casual dining
 
Lindt Cafe, Martin Place
Lindt Cafe, Martin Place
Lindt Cafe, Martin Place

Lindt Concept Store and Cafe

Chocolate is a girl's best friend... So suffering from Tuesdayitis, my chocoholic workmates and I power walked to the Lindt Concept Store and Cafe at Martins Place during another lunchtime adventure, with the hope of reviving o...
 
Big groups
 
Yum Cha at Crystal seafood Restaurant, Strathfield
Yum Cha at Crystal seafood Restaurant, Strathfield
Yum Cha at Crystal seafood Restaurant, Strathfield

Yum Cha at Crystal Seafood Restaurant, Strathfield

Early Sunday morning, crowds gather amongst the steps of this restaurant to wait for a seat. Towards the busier afternoon, numbered tickets are handed out to ensure that it's a smooth process (yes, hungry yum-cha goers can some...

 
Big groups
 
Bay Gardens Seafood Buffet, Novotel Brighton Beach
Bay Gardens Seafood Buffet, Novotel Brighton Beach
Bay Gardens Seafood Buffet, Novotel Brighton Beach

Baygarden Seafood Buffet, Novotel Brighton Beach

With special thanks to my brother & Accor, Zen and I enjoyed a free scrumptious seafood buffet at the Baygarden restaurant. On a Saturday night, this was worth $62 per person! Novotel Brighton Beach offers panaromic views of th...
 
Cheap and cheerful
 
Ramen Kan, Haymarket
Ramen Kan, Haymarket
Ramen Kan, Haymarket

Ramen Kan, Haymarket

Another day gone, means another day for Jap! Further to my consistent cravings for true Japanese food, my sister took us to Ramen Kan. These noodle houses are plentiful in Japan and are found almost as often as McDonalds. As so...
 
Casual dining
 
Masuya, CBD
Masuya, CBD
Masuya, CBD

Masuya – Japanese Seafood Restaurant

Eyeblaster has finally made the move. That's right... we are in the city! This means more shopping, more food and more importantly, better food. So for our first Friday Lunch, we strolled down to Masuya. The restaurant was full...

 
Cheap and cheerful
 
Ichi Ban Boshi, Bondi Junction
Ichi Ban Boshi, Bondi Junction
Ichi Ban Boshi, Bondi Junction

Ichi Ban Boshi, Bondi Junction

I've heard lots about Ichi-Ban Boshi. Some friends would rave on about the value for money and others loved the quality of the soup base. Then there's the talk of collagen in the Tonkotsu... I had to try it for myself!
 
 
Big groups
 
Se Jong Korean, Campsie
Se Jong Korean, Campsie
Se Jong Korean, Campsie

Se Jong (Korean Restaurant), Campsie

This is ultimately my favourite Korean restaurant! The service is excellent (I love how they cook the food for you), the staff are super friendly and they really care about their customers. I walked in on a Sunday afternoon aft...

 
Best views
 
James Squire, King Street Wharf
James Squire, King Street Wharf
James Squire, King Street Wharf

James Squire Brewhouse & Restaurant

Back in March this year, when Zen was still working at Horwath, we had dinner at the James Squire Restaurant. I remember feeling very agitated... this being fuelled by the slow service, stiff wooden chairs and my grumbling stom...
 
Cheap and cheerful
 
Auburn Chinese Restaurant
Auburn Chinese Restaurant
Auburn Chinese Restaurant

Auburn Chinese Restaurant

My family has been regulars at Auburn Chinese Restaurant for almost a year now. Before that, we never really tried any local restaurants. But this place has restored our trust! Now, it has become our alternative to home cooking...
 
Casual dining
 
Strata Poca, Strathfield
Strata Poca, Strathfield
Strata Poca, Strathfield

Stra Pocha (Korean BBQ), Strathfield

It is hard to miss Stra Pocha- a smokey red building opposite the Strathfield railway station (on the quieter side). At 6.30pm, this Korean BBQ restaurant was packed with locals. When we ordered the 'special hot sauce BBQ chick...