Archive for July, 2015
 
 
 
Bar
 

Barrio Cellar, Sydney

Tequila and tacos? How could you go wrong? These were the thoughts going through my head as I made my way to Sydney’s new tequila bar, Barrio Cellar. After opening its doors only last month, Barrio Cellar’s success ...
 
Cooking Classes
 

Washoku Lovers Kitchen: Tanabata Cooking Class

According to Japanese legend, the lovers Orihime and Hikoboshi (captured in the stars Vega and Altair) are separated by the Milky Way – only to reunite once each year on “the evening of the seventh,” also known as Tanabata or t...

 
Indian
 

Abhi’s Indian Restaurant celebrates 25 years (North Strathfield, Sydney)

Founded by chef Kumar Mahadevan, Abhi’s Indian (named after his son Abhinav) at North Strathfield has been setting the benchmark for Indian cuisine in Sydney since 1990. The family also run Aki’s Indian at Wool...
 
Modern Australian
 
Grilled Tasmanian Salmon Fillet
Grilled Tasmanian Salmon Fillet
Grilled Tasmanian Salmon Fillet

Atlantis Bar and Dining, North Ryde

Atlantis Bar and Dining, manages to imbue the orderly, efficient professionalism of its North Ryde surrounds with warmth, so that it’s a welcome break from the office but one that focuses on getting you back to a sta...
 
Breakfast
 
element6 food spread, west ryde
element6 food spread, west ryde
element6 food spread, west ryde

Element6, West Ryde

In the three years since its opening, Element6 has cemented itself as the northern Sydney suburbs’ answer to the rustic-quirky aesthetic of inner-city cafes, and is a definitive local favourite, if the diversity of its customer...

 
American
 

The Hungry Wolf, Wollongong

Tucked away just off Crown Street, The Hungry Wolf café has just opened it’s doors to the people of Wollongong. Little brother of Wollongong’s best whiskey bar the Howlin’ Wolf, the Hungry Wolf is offering aff...
 
 
Cookbooks
 
Pork Burger Recipe from Urban Harvest
Pork Burger Recipe from Urban Harvest
Pork Burger Recipe from Urban Harvest

Urban Harvest Cookbook

Since being founded by Ronni Kahn in 2004, OzHarvest has saved 11,972 tonnes of food from being wasted in Australia. Relying on donations for funding, the organisation takes food that would otherwise be thrown out from sup...

 
French
 

BBR French World Festival Cooking Masterclass + Recipe

Last Friday, Alfred Street of Circular Quay was transformed into a French market for this year’s BBR (Bleu Blanc Rouge) French World Festival. A mixture of French and English could be heard throughout the numerous pastry ...
 
Accommodation
 

Tanjong Jara Resort – Dungun, Terengganu, Malaysia

The concept of staying at a remote luxury spa resort might not be everyone’s idea of a holiday – I know this for a fact because I used to be one of them, preferring the adventure of getting lost in a big city than t...
 
Banquets
 
Lan Yuan Restaurant Spread
Lan Yuan Restaurant Spread
Lan Yuan Restaurant Spread

Lan Yuan Restaurant, Ryde, Sydney

For many years, Chinese restaurants in Sydney have largely been firmly embedded in the traditional, whether it’s the vibe of the décor or the featured items on their menu. And while there is certainly still a place for odes to ...