Archive for September, 2015
 
 
 
Chinese
 

A lesson in Chinese hand-pulled noodles (lamian)

On a lazy Sunday afternoon before the wild freezing Sydney weather these past few days made us all seasonally confused, our Meetup Group journeyed to Chef’s Gallery at Town Hall to celebrate the announcement of our newest...
 
Desserts & Sweets
 
Smooth Festival of Chocolate Zumbo
Smooth Festival of Chocolate Zumbo
Smooth Festival of Chocolate Zumbo

Smooth Festival of Chocolate

Every few months, a new study seems to emerge in the debate about the health benefits (and detriments) of chocolate. Some people say dark chocolate is good for you, while others argue all chocolate is bad. The popular stan...

 
Desserts & Sweets
 
DIY Milkshake, The Vogue Cafe
DIY Milkshake, The Vogue Cafe
DIY Milkshake, The Vogue Cafe

The Vogue Cafe, Macquarie Park

The inside of a shopping centre has never quite been the ideal location that comes to mind for a café. Yet, despite the inescapable limitations of its location, the long lines outside The Vogue Café on a weekend morning and tab...
 
Events & Festivals
 

Good Food Month: Citi’s Moveable Feast

To believe it’s nearly that time of year again! For all the lovers of great wine and eating out in Sydney, October can only mean one thing – it is of course, Good Food Month.   In my opinion, the highlight of Good Food Mon...
 
Casual dining
 

Long Lunches at The 2107, Avalon

The heat of the midday sun beams down onto my skin as the shadows of palm trees dance on the concrete next to me. It is a Sunday afternoon and I have spent the morning cruising past the creamy white bays and emerald cliffs...

 
Japanese
 

Kagura, Surry Hills, Sydney

Kagura is a new Izakaya style Japanese restaurant located on Foveaux Street in Surry Hills. Passing in front of the restaurant you will see the head of an Oni, a horned demon from Japanese folklore. Don’t let the sinister...
 
 
Accommodation
 
Mexicana at The Pantry
Mexicana at The Pantry
Mexicana at The Pantry

The New Look P&O Pacific Jewel

Stepping onboard a P&O cruise ship is like being transported to an entirely different world.  Just the mere sight of a ship in all its entirety is enough to hit you with a strong sense of excitement. It’s al...

 
Fast Food
 

Sydney Food Truck: Happy as Larry

What happens when you get a shipping container, give it a paint job, pimp it out with neon lights and a crazy sound system and then attach some wheels? I’m guessing an authentic Napolitano pizza food truck wouldn’t be your firs...
 
Casual dining
 

Civilian Bar & Kitchen, Darlinghurst, Sydney

“If you could take my pulse right now, it would feel just like a Sledgehammer” Fifth Harmony knows exactly how I feel, every time I see our dishes approaching our table.  If you’re anything like me, the wait after ordering...
 
Desserts & Sweets
 

In The Kitchen: Art Plate by Ike Malada

It all began with a love for macarons and certain dissatisfaction with the ‘stale’ desserts served in the typical Sydney café. Tucked away in a small space behind a Northern suburb cafe like a well-kept secret, the kitchen of A...