Archive for August, 2015
 
 
 
Long lunch
 
Crumbed Lamb Shoulder, The Devonshire
Crumbed Lamb Shoulder, The Devonshire
Crumbed Lamb Shoulder, The Devonshire

The Devonshire’s Prix Fixe Menu, Surry Hills, Sydney

For those of us not lucky enough to have hatted restaurants on regular dining rotation, it can be a forbidding idea to drop hundreds on a venue based on reputation alone and have your first experience of fine dining be a twenty...
 
Breakfast
 
XS Espresso "The Bomb" Smoothie
XS Espresso "The Bomb" Smoothie
XS Espresso "The Bomb" Smoothie

XS Espresso, Wetherill Park, Sydney

Sugar-packed milkshakes are all the rage right now. Whenever news breaks of a new place serving up these delicious bad boys, dessert fanatics flock to the eatery in an effort to sample the sweet goodness themselves. Who can bla...

 
American
 

Rosie Campbell’s, Surry Hills

Your new Caribbean escape has just hit Surry Hills and is already drawing a crowd. But don’t worry, there’s plenty of rum and jerk chicken to go around.  The clever people behind The Soda Factory have just open...
 
Bar
 
El Loco Apple Pie Margarita and Fried Chicken
El Loco Apple Pie Margarita and Fried Chicken
El Loco Apple Pie Margarita and Fried Chicken

We’re Going Loco for El Loco’s Winter Specials (Surry Hills, Sydney)

When you find yourself in a place with colourful streamers hanging from the ceiling and murals featuring images of cacti, Frida Kahlo and skulls with moustaches wearing sombreros, you know you’re in for a good time. And that’s ...
 
Breakfast
 
The Copper Mill Avocado Toast
The Copper Mill Avocado Toast
The Copper Mill Avocado Toast

Best Cafes Around Rosebery/Alexandria

Around Sydney, you tend to be spoiled for choice when it comes to places to dine. In different suburbs, you’re likely to find a certain cuisine or vibe that could be totally different from another area. The neighbouring suburbs...

 
Fast Food
 

Coco Joy, Bondi Junction

After only opening in June, Bondi Junction Westfield’s newest store already has people going crazy for coconuts. Coco Joy is an Australian-first with a menu full of coconut based products perfect for healthy eaters lookin...
 
 
Spanish
 
pan-seared scallops with chorizo and sweet corn puree
pan-seared scallops with chorizo and sweet corn puree
pan-seared scallops with chorizo and sweet corn puree

Barrafina Tapas, Sydney CBD

It shares a neighbourhood with the most polished and formal of skyscrapers in Sydney’s CBD district, you’re more likely to spot the latest in officewear trends with a glance your fellow diners, and its interiors of dark walls, ...

 
Italian
 

Anema e Core, Meadowbank

A small, shining spot of light and life right next to Meadowbank station at night, Anema e Core is the definition of great food in unlikely places. It’s a commendable feat to be able to transport your diners somewhere other tha...
 
Australia / VIC
 

Stoke Bar + Kitchen, Melbourne

Melbourne is a city with a lot of options. It is a foodie paradise filled with coffee drinking hipsters, pop-up cafés, and a stream of food festivals and hidden bars. Being still relatively new to the city, I am keen to explore...
 
Europe / Central
 

My Big Fat Slovakian Wedding

I was invited to attend a wedding in Slovakia on July 18th, 2015. Its 5’oclock in the morning, there are only ten left from the group. We grasp the railing tightly as we make down the stairs. Stepping outside into the warm Slov...