Archive for August, 2010
 
 
 
Events & Festivals
 

Introducing New Zealand’s First XV of food and wine in Sydney

If you are like me and haven’t yet had the opportunity of eating your way around New Zealand, then you will be thrilled to hear about this upcoming food and wine promotion happening throughout September. I have partnered ...
 
Bar
 
Toko-Restaurant-&-Bar, Surry Hills
Toko-Restaurant-&-Bar, Surry Hills
Toko-Restaurant-&-Bar, Surry Hills

Toko Restaurant & Bar

Since being introduced to Tokonoma by Mark Communications, I have strangely been finding myself at Toko (Tokonoma’s sister restaurant) for birthdays, date nights, and other outings. The trendy decor, delectable drinks and...

 
Modern Australian
 
Ripples,-Sydney-Wharf
Ripples,-Sydney-Wharf
Ripples,-Sydney-Wharf

Ripples, Sydney Wharf

Yes, this is another celebratory meal. I am not one to overlook any excuse for a celebratory meal and the completion of the first project of my new food marketing agency seemed like a good enough excuse as any other. Although s...
 
Degustation
 
Flying-Fish, Pyrmont
Flying-Fish, Pyrmont
Flying-Fish, Pyrmont

A celebratory dinner at Flying Fish

Choosing a restaurant which will satisfy my parents’ palate is a tough job which I am often left in charge of. It’s an easy choice if we want Chinese or Vietnamese cuisine but when it comes to celebratory restaurant...
 
Bar
 
LL-Wine-&-Dine, Potts Point
LL-Wine-&-Dine, Potts Point
LL-Wine-&-Dine, Potts Point

LL Wine & Dine

Who would have thought that a TV show like Underbelly would enhance a dining experience? I was recently catching up with some friends at one of the relatively new hot spots in Kings Cross, Llankelly Place – LL Wine & ...

 
Bar
 
Vivaz-Buffet-Restaurant-&-Nightclub, The Rocks
Vivaz-Buffet-Restaurant-&-Nightclub, The Rocks
Vivaz-Buffet-Restaurant-&-Nightclub, The Rocks

Vivaz Buffet Restaurant & Nightclub

No buffet has ever gotten me as excited as this one. This restaurant has broken the ‘quality over quantity’ golden rule by giving us both. You heard right… Quality AND Quantity. Lovers of pork crackling can no...
 
 
Bar
 
Monkey-Magic, Surry Hills
Monkey-Magic, Surry Hills
Monkey-Magic, Surry Hills

Monkey Magic

There is lots to like about Monkey Magic – it’s nostalgic theme, their chillax vibe, the sophisticated decor and the well-crafted menu. There isn’t one thing on the menu I don’t want to try. It is clearl...

 
Australia / NSW / North Coast
 
Bub’s-Fish-and-Chips, Nelson Bay
Bub’s-Fish-and-Chips, Nelson Bay
Bub’s-Fish-and-Chips, Nelson Bay

Bub’s Fish and Chips

Whenever I’m travelling anywhere coastal, I’ll subconsciously crave fish & chips. It’s not the type of craving that can be satisfied with one meal either, so I find myself at Bub’s Fish and Chips, fo...
 
Cooking Classes
 
Casa-Barilla-Cooking-School, Annandale
Casa-Barilla-Cooking-School, Annandale
Casa-Barilla-Cooking-School, Annandale

A culinary journey through Lombardy at Casa Barilla Cooking School

Located in northern Italy, Lombardy stretches up towards Lake Como and down to Milan. The region is home to many rich, regal dishes such as golden risotto alla Milanese, rice cooked with saffron; ossobuco, a marrow-filled knuck...