Masala Theory, Surry Hills

Masala Theory Surry Hills

New kid on the block, Masala Theory is definitely bringing the heat with their south Indian fare. Standing out from the crowd on Crown Street, Masala Theory aims to take Indian restaurants and culture as you know it, and reinvent it to show the true colours of modern India. With vibrant interiors and modern twists […]

Shenkin, Erskineville

Shenkin Sydney

Israeli restaurant chain, Shenkin, are launching a new menu in March 2017 and invited us along to try some of their new items. A homegrown business, the first Shenkin restaurant opened in Erskineville in 2007 by Arie Haikin and his wife Bosmat. Their four boys also helped the cafe grow to what it is today, […]

GOMA Restaurant, Brisbane

GOMA Restaurant Brisbane

GOMA Restaurant, Brisbane It’s fitting for GOMA restaurant to be located in the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art because every element of this two-hatted restaurant (courtesy of the Brisbane Times Good Food Guide) channels the spirit of creativity, innovation and vibrancy in the gallery that surrounds it, while also highlighting the best of local produce. This […]

West of Kin, Braybrook

West of Kin, Braybrook I will put my hand up and admit it right now; I could be described as a little judgemental at times. I mean, I like to think it’s in a witty and funny way, but I’m sure there would be some who don’t agree. (Whatever.) So, when I talk about the western […]

Capri By Fraser, Brisbane

Front desk of Capri by Fraser

Capri By Fraser, Brisbane They say it takes 21 days to form a new habit, and what you do in the first three days sets the pattern. Whether you want to change your sleep pattern or start an exercise routine, repeating the behaviour for three consecutive days will make the behaviour seem more natural. The […]

Kiyomi by Chase Kojima at Jupiters Hotel & Casino, Gold Coast, Queensland

Kiyomi by Chase Following our first taste of Jupiters’ newly renovated poolside experience, our next dinner was much more familiar. If you’ve read our previous posts on Sokyo’s omakase degustation or the breakfast buffet at Sokyo, then you’re most likely to be acquainted with the name Chase Kojima. This talented young chef (ex-Nobu) has been […]

Tetsuya’s warm salad of ocean trout with black beans recipe

A recipe I’ve been keeping up my sleeve since cooking with Tetsuya last year, is this salad dressing which transforms simple sashimi slices of fresh fish (kingfish, tuna, salmon, snapper, ocean trout or hapuka) into the most sumptuous indulgence.

Mama’s Buoi, Melbourne

mama buoi Melbourne

Mama’s Buoi, Melbourne When it comes to Vietnamese fare, it seems we’ve all gone a little crazy for Pho. The noodle soup is a crowd pleaser wherever you go, and in Melbourne, it seems the city is drowning in Pho. Mama’s Buoi provides something a little different. Instead of jumping on the pho train, the […]

Pipis and Vermicelli with Homemade XO Sauce

Pipis and Vermicelli with Homemade XO Sauce Prep time: 30min Ingredients 250g Chang’s Rice Noodle Vermicelli 1 tablespoon peanut oil 1kg pipis 1 – 2 tablespoons of homemade XO sauce (see above) 1 tablespoon Chang’s Oyster Sauce 1 teaspoon Chang’s Sesame Oil (optional) 1 tablespoon cornflour mixed with ½ cup cold water Spring onion Cook […]

Balinese Spice Magic, Wollongong + Traditional Corn Fritter Recipe

Balinese Spice Magic, Wollongong + Traditional Corn Fritter Recipe Prep time: 10min Ingredients 2 fresh corn cobs 2 spring onions, finely chopped 1 tablespoon of grated (or mashed) fresh turmeric (1 teaspoon for powdered turmeric) 2 tablespoons finely chopped coriander stems and roots 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 2 eggs, beaten 1 tablespoon light soy […]