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Razor clams and chorizo stew

This is my attempt to deal with my post-holiday blues. As I mentioned in the May e-newsletter (you can subscribe to this over on the right), this time, last year, I was taking my...

MoVida Next Door, Melbourne

Can you imagine the disappointment on my face when I called up MoVida eight weeks in advance to make a reservation and was told they were fully booked? True, it was a busy period...
Low-302, Darlinghurst / Surry Hills

Low 302

My favourite type of nightspots are the ones that have delectable cocktails and mouthwatering menus. It has to have both and not just one without the other. Tapas and cocktails I love Low 302 'cause not...
Velero, Woolloomooloo

Turning 25 at Velero

Velero has closed Two months ago, I turned 25 and there was plenty to celebrate. In between all the drama of a quarter-life-crisis, I'd resigned from my day job to pursue the free-spirited life of...

The best of Sydney, according to Time Out

I'm a big fan of Time Out. I would never visit a city without first consulting the local Time Out guide. Time Out Sydney's Food Awards 09 winners were announced this week, so let's see...

Ash St Cellar & Merivale Winter Feasts

Merivale's Winter Feasts have many talking -about its irresistable value for money and its risqué adverts. It is of course the follow up to the March into Merivale campaign where Justin Hemmes first convinced...

Summary of London and Barcelona

I'm half way through this 4.5 week eating extravaganza and I've finally gotten around to doing this blog post. Where have I been and what have I done? Well, I've taken almost 3000 photos, I...

Wiseman Park Wollongong City Bowling Club

Imagine has closed From first appearances, you'd be forgiven for thinking this was just an average senior's bowling club bistro. Oh, how wrong I was! Zen's workmate DC has been a local at the club for...

San Churro Chocolateria

Shopping in Melbourne is sensational... and every time my energy depleted, a San Churro Chocolateria franchise seemed to come to my saviour. They were seriously everywhere! Brunswick Street Fitzroy, Lygon Street, Harbour Town &...
Spanish Tapas, Glebe

Spanish Tapas Restaurant (Glebe)

We chose the Spanish Tapas Restaurant because of it's capability to cater for large crowds. Here, we had a reunion of 20 from Strathfield Girls High School, class of 2001. I hadn't seen most of these girls since 2001! The staff were really helpful and ensured that we had a variety of tapas and paella. The atmosphere is rich and lively. We also got to enjoy a performance by the flamenco dancers!

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