Archive for August, 2009
 
 
 
Asia / South East
 

A Rick Stein favourite in Langkawi, Malaysia

Dining at BonTon Resort, image source: www.bontonresort.com/nam.html Lovely places to eat in Langkawi, Malaysia By featured blogger The Chief Bridesmaid I just wanted to share with you this awesome place I ate at in Langkawi in...
 
Fast Food
 
Angus-Beef-burgers
Angus-Beef-burgers
Angus-Beef-burgers

Angus Beef burgers

As a kid, many of us daydreamt about leaving school to work in a dream job. Amongst the firefighters, astronauts, teachers, doctors, footy players and actors, there were dreams to be icecream taste testers. Not quite an icecrea...

 
Cheap and cheerful
 
Gumshara-Ramen,Haymarket
Gumshara-Ramen,Haymarket
Gumshara-Ramen,Haymarket

Gumshara Ramen

Once upon a time, we discovered ‘what’s hot‘ at the office water cooler… Then there was email followed by SMS messages and calls from those on unlimited mobile plans, forums, blogs and instant messenger....
 
Competitions and Giveaways
 

Win 1 of 10 sets of Carman’s Muesli Bites!

Instead of just teasing you with a product review, I’m sharing the love with 10 lucky JENIUS readers! Courtesy of Carman’s, each winner will receive 2 boxes of Carman’s Muesli Bites (one of each variant: Fruit...
 
Casual dining
 
Cafe-Qube, Ultimo
Cafe-Qube, Ultimo
Cafe-Qube, Ultimo

Cafe Qube

Cafe Du Coeur was a little French cafe on Bay Street which recently went through a brand revamp. The result being Cafe Qube. The menu, the scattered collection of random retro furniture and the iMac slideshow of staff polaroids...

 
Cheap and cheerful
 
The-world’s-best-slushee
The-world’s-best-slushee
The-world’s-best-slushee

The world’s best slushee

I don’t care what you call it (or how you spell it): slushee, slushy, slushie, slurpee or granita. But this has to be the world’s best tasting and looking slush. Served on large martini glasses, LNC Dessert House of...
 
 
Mobile Apps
 

5 must-have iphone apps for Aussie foodies

1. Food Watch NSW (Free) Fresh from the developers hands, this app uses data from the NSW Food Authority list. Maybe raising more awareness of the name and shame list will help restaurant owners realise just how severe their br...

 
Casual dining
 
Taruhachi, North Sydney
Taruhachi, North Sydney
Taruhachi, North Sydney

Taruhachi

(Note: the photos are a little crappy this time ‘coz they were taken with my iPhone. I didn’t have my camera with me and lunch here was too good not to share!) We all love hidden gems. I’m sure many of us pret...
 
Bakery
 

The best of Sydney, according to Time Out

I’m a big fan of Time Out. I would never visit a city without first consulting the local Time Out guide. Time Out Sydney’s Food Awards 09 winners were announced this week, so let’s see who made the cut: People...
 
Bakery
 
Baking-for-Christmas-In-July-afternoon-tea
Baking-for-Christmas-In-July-afternoon-tea
Baking-for-Christmas-In-July-afternoon-tea

Baking for Christmas In July afternoon tea

The Aussie in me has never experienced a cold wintery Christmas. I’m used to the barbecues, the fresh seafood, chilled fruity drinks and spending the morning watching a repeat of Christmas cartoons followed by a balmy aft...