Archive for April, 2009
 
 
 
Casual dining
 
Kammadhenu, Newtown
Kammadhenu, Newtown
Kammadhenu, Newtown

Kammadhenu

Kammadhenu has a menu which satisfies many Asian tastebuds. They have vast options available, categorically split by starters, curries, vegetarian, goat, egg, lamb, beef, chicken, seafood, rice/noodle, kothu roti, hoppers, brea...
 
Modern Australian
 
Roxanne, Glebe
Roxanne, Glebe
Roxanne, Glebe

Roxanne

Random. The food doesn’t stick to a theme. The rich burlesque decor doesn’t suit the laid back music. The service was at times slow and rarely consistent. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing. It caters for ...

 
Consumer goods
 

Lean Cuisine – last days on challenge

Today is the last day of my week of convenience. Yesterday’s Beef Lasagne was the last flavour to try as there are seven Real Food variants in total, 6 of which I had already tasted on day 1, day 2 and day 3. Seven flavou...
 
Consumer goods
 
Lean-Cuisine-Day-3
Lean-Cuisine-Day-3
Lean-Cuisine-Day-3

Lean Cuisine Day 3

I’m starting to question the 97% fat free claim on these now. Today’s meals were so filling and they didn’t taste ‘light’ at all. I’m glad to report that both the tortellini and mince were fu...
 
Date night
 
Etch, Sydney
Etch, Sydney
Etch, Sydney

Etch

Etch was a beautiful space. It was decorated like my dream walk-in wardrobe. Massive mirrors, lush floral wallpapers, stunning upholstered lamp shades and gorgeous framed artwork. If there was such thing as casual fine dining, ...

 
Consumer goods
 
Lean-Cuisine-Day-2
Lean-Cuisine-Day-2
Lean-Cuisine-Day-2

Lean Cuisine Day 2

Still feeling optimistic and mildly energetic, day 2 saw me munch down the vegetable cannelloni and honey mustard chicken with rice. The cannelloni was filled with ricotta cheese and spinach and served with an Italian style tom...
 
 
Product Reviews
 
Lap-rap
Lap-rap
Lap-rap

Lap-rap

Look what I picked up today! My very own personalised lap-rap (laptop sticker). Now I won’t have to worry about scratches or dents and my blog URL and tagline is in your face 😉 The lap-rap is totally customisable (I desig...

 
Consumer goods
 
My-Lean-Cuisine-Challenge
My-Lean-Cuisine-Challenge
My-Lean-Cuisine-Challenge

My Lean Cuisine Challenge

When Mark Communications first approached me with a publicity initiative for Lean Cuisine, I wasn’t too sure about the consequences involved with eating packaged food for lunch and dinner all week… but when I read t...
 
Casual dining
 
Ocean-Foods,-Drummoyne
Ocean-Foods,-Drummoyne
Ocean-Foods,-Drummoyne

Ocean Foods, Drummoyne

This is it. This is my favourite fish and chip takeaway shop. And I’m not the only one who thinks so. Ocean Foods recently won the prestigious Best Fish And Chips In Sydney award (Seafood Excellence Awards). Battered fish...
 
Australia / VIC
 
Sho-Noodle-Bar,-Melbourne
Sho-Noodle-Bar,-Melbourne
Sho-Noodle-Bar,-Melbourne

Sho Noodle Bar, Melbourne

While many are drawn to the Crown Complex at Melbourne for its gaming floor, I kept coming back for the food. It was New Years Eve 2008 and amidst the loud crowd building up outside, Sho Noodle Bar was busy serving up plates of...