Archive for November, 2013
 
 
 
Australia / QLD
 
Airlie Beach Markets
Airlie Beach Markets
Airlie Beach Markets

Photo Diary: Airlie Beach Markets

As the name suggests, Airlie Beach Market is held along the esplanade on the Airlie Beach foreshore. With a fantastic array of locally grown fruit and veg, souvenirs, art, handcraft and more, it’s a great spot for a leisu...
 
Australia / QLD
 
Denman Cellars Beer Cafe, Airlie Beach, The Whitsundays, Queensland
Denman Cellars Beer Cafe, Airlie Beach, The Whitsundays, Queensland
Denman Cellars Beer Cafe, Airlie Beach, The Whitsundays, Queensland

Denman Cellars Beer Cafe, Airlie Beach

There are no shortages of drinking holes at Airlie Beach. It once was known as a backpackers town afterall. However, if you’re past hostel-life, then you’ll love all the chic new alfresco dining options popping up a...

 
Date night
 
Bluefin toro, seared Tasmanian Uni, nikiri truffle poke at Sokyo restaurant, Pyrmont
Bluefin toro, seared Tasmanian Uni, nikiri truffle poke at Sokyo restaurant, Pyrmont
Bluefin toro, seared Tasmanian Uni, nikiri truffle poke at Sokyo restaurant, Pyrmont

Omakase degustation at Sokyo restaurant, Pyrmont

Sitting at the sushi bar (this is best seat in the house as you get to watch the chefs prepare everything before your eyes), I was delighted when chef Chase Kojima mentions that he’s read all of my Yoshii (a fantastic lit...
 
Mobile Apps
 
Restaurant apps for smart phones, RN First Bite with Jennifer Lam from I Ate My Way Through
Restaurant apps for smart phones, RN First Bite with Jennifer Lam from I Ate My Way Through
Restaurant apps for smart phones, RN First Bite with Jennifer Lam from I Ate My Way Through

As heard on ABC Radio: Best apps for restaurant discovery

I was recently invited by ABC Radio’s Michael Mackenzie to talk about mobile apps on the RN First Bite program! This was broadcasted live across Australia a few weeks ago on October 26. Since the day smart phones were int...
 
Cheap and cheerful
 
Sushi Suma
Sushi Suma
Sushi Suma

Sushi Suma, Surry Hills

Let’s face it, we all have days where we just want good food for cheap. I never hesitate to recommend Sushi Suma, which has been around for over 20 years! The offering is fairly standard Japanese, but the quality is decen...

 
American
 
uni, sea urchin
uni, sea urchin
uni, sea urchin

Swan Oyster Depot, San Francisco

How depressing is it when you come back from holidays and look through your photos? You just want to be back there (not at work) and without a care in the world. It’s even more depressing when you look through your photos and h...