Archive for November, 2015
 
 
 
Australia / VIC
 

Zumbaron Day 2015 – Sneak Preview

It is back!!! After a long 3 year hiatus, Zumbaron Day has returned this year with over 50 flavours created especially for this special day.  We had the pleasure of tasting some of the unique macarons during the special pr...
 
Date night
 

Things to do this Summer in Sydney: Moonlight Cinema Sydney

In Sydney, we do not realise how fortunate we are to have such amazing weather during summer! This was especially striking to me after spending two weeks in London over July, experiencing first-hand their famous pouring ra...

 
Australia / NSW / North Coast
 

Sydney To Bowen: Summer Bucket List

Pipis at ACME (Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, NSW) Summer and seafood is like salt and pepper or bacon and eggs, I can’t imagine one without the other. As the heat rises, I’m constantly thinking about the exquisite pipis ...
 
Casual dining
 

Sokyo Ramen Pop Up

American born Japanese Chef Chase Kojima has launched the new Sokyo Ramen popup in The Star casino food court. Those with a knowledge of his talents and pedigree will understand that this is a big deal! Already dazzling Sydneys...
 
Casual dining
 
Johnny Lobster, Lobster Roll, Flatlay, GIF
Johnny Lobster, Lobster Roll, Flatlay, GIF
Johnny Lobster, Lobster Roll, Flatlay, GIF

Johnny Lobster, Crows Nest

There’s a new kid on the casual lunch block and he’s bringing fresh, not-quite-brioche rolls, carnivorous Canadian lobster and lots of great flavours. The bold, red words stamped to the back wall of Johnny Lobster – ‘...

 
Chinese
 
Mrs Mi Dumplings, Chatswood Chase
Mrs Mi Dumplings, Chatswood Chase
Mrs Mi Dumplings, Chatswood Chase

China from the North – Mrs Mi, Chatswood

There’s a saying about Chinese food traditions: 南甜北咸东辣西酸 – loosely translated as: ‘Sweet South, Salty North, Spicy East, Sour West’. It’s a phrase that highlights the stereotypical flavours of different regions of China but, mo...
 
 
Casual dining
 
Pork crackling, IKEA Event
Pork crackling, IKEA Event
Pork crackling, IKEA Event

What you need to know about IKEA’s future menu items

My first visit to Rhodes IKEA as a kid with my parents included a lot of pretending-this-is-my-bedroom games in the display units and trying to wheedle my parents into buying me a soft toy here and a stationery set there. What ...

 
Casual dining
 

So 9 on Danks Street

The new Vietnamese restaurant on Danks Street is a fresh take on Vietnamese food in Sydney. The warehouse conversion, stylish fittings by Melbourne design company BrandWorks and airy space gives a modern Australian spin on a Vi...
 
Breakfast
 

The Rabbit Hole Organic Tea Bar, Redfern, Sydney

Hop to Redfern to escape down The Rabbit Hole and enjoy a unique and inventive tea experience. There are no lace curtains, chintz furniture or tea-doilies in sight at this recently opened tea bar. This trendy spot will redefine...
 
French
 

Creperie Suzette

Tucked away in one of the historic backstreets of The Rocks is a chic creperie. This hidden gem offers a little taste of France in the heart of Sydney. Creperie Suzette opened earlier this year as part of the Harbour Rocks Hote...