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Madame Shanghai – Darlinghurst, Sydney

Madame Shanghai – Darlinghurst, Sydney

  Continuing with the birthday adventures from last month…S, DS and I checked out MADAME SHANGHAI for my second birthday dinner. The address says it’s in Darlinghurst, but really it’s on the edge of Hyde Park so that’s pretty much the city to me. The restaurant […]

Matteo – Double Bay, Sydney

Matteo – Double Bay, Sydney

  The opening of MATTEO was very much anticipated in Double Bay. Not only did it mean the long vacant site of former Italian restaurant Limoncello was finally being filled (by another Italian, nonetheless!). It also meant that Orazio D’Elia’s (of Da Orazio fame) food was now […]

The Grounds of the City – Sydney CBD

The Grounds of the City – Sydney CBD

  So THE GROUNDS OF THE CITY has been around for a few months now – but actually getting in is seriously difficult. In the first couple of weeks I kept walking past and was always told the wait would be at least 2 hours. Wow! That’s […]

The Bach Eatery – Newtown, Sydney

The Bach Eatery – Newtown, Sydney

  I’ve been wanting to try THE BACH EATERY  for ages! For some reason I haven’t really hung out in Newtown in a while… Luckily Hamilton does hang out in Newtown a fair bit, so it made sense to catch up with him over dinner there. They […]

Yakitori Jin – Haberfield, Sydney

Yakitori Jin – Haberfield, Sydney

  So…I love yakitori. There’s no doubting that. It all started with Yardbird in Hong Kong, followed by Yardbird in Sydney (!) and other amazing yakitori places like Yakitori Yurippi in Crows Nest. There’s something about the small skewers that appeals to me, as well as […]

Templo – Hobart, Tasmania

Templo – Hobart, Tasmania

  When some friends found out I was in Hobart, they both (separately) told me we absolutely had to go to TEMPLO. I hadn’t even heard of TEMPLO – probably because it’s a fairly new member of the Hobart dining scene. We quickly rang up and made a booking, […]

Franklin – Hobart, Tasmania

Franklin – Hobart, Tasmania

  I just realised it’s quite odd to start a post with a picture of bread and butter…not very exciting is it! It is, however, the first course of many that we ate at FRANKLIN in Hobart. FRANKLIN is definitely one of the most well-known restaurants in […]

Breakfast in Hobart – Born in Brunswick, Pollen Tea Room, Jackman & McRoss

Breakfast in Hobart – Born in Brunswick, Pollen Tea Room, Jackman & McRoss

  Last week, DS and I had the pleasure of hanging out in Hobart, Tasmania. Tasmania is a place we’ve been wanting to go to for ages, so it felt a bit surreal to finally be there and doing that trip. We jammed a lot […]

Bar Brosé – Darlinghurst, Sydney

Bar Brosé – Darlinghurst, Sydney

  It’s kind of ironic that I’m writing a post about BAR BROSÉ from Tasmania. Analiese Gregory, the incredible chef who started BAR BROSÉ with Mitch Orr, is headed down here to Hobart to take over FRANKLIN. She’s taking over from David Moyle, who is heading over to Melbourne […]

Cirrus – Barangaroo, Sydney

Cirrus – Barangaroo, Sydney

  I’ve loved everything Brent Savage has done in all his restaurants. Yellow never misses the mark (go there for breakfast!), Bentley is incredible too. The only one I haven’t been to is Monopole, mainly because it’s also a wine bar and I don’t drink. When I heard that Cirrus […]


Latest Hong Kong Eats

Pici – Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Pici – Wan Chai, Hong Kong

  Looking for a neighbourhood Italian restaurant in Wan Chai, Hong Kong? You’ve definitely got it in Pici!     On our last trip to Hong Kong over Easter we spent a lot of time exploring Wan Chai. We totally loved Elephant Grounds there and really enjoyed […]

Spiga – Central, Hong Kong

Spiga – Central, Hong Kong

My cousin J (who is a total foodie as well!) recommended Spiga to mum and I for a quiet but nice dinner. It’s a super cool space in one of the big sky scraper office blocks in Central. I’m still getting used to the fact that […]

Meen & Rice – Repulse Bay, Hong Kong

Meen & Rice – Repulse Bay, Hong Kong

We were lucky enough to have some amazing weather while in Hong Kong! It was so unusual for April. I’m talking about clear skies, warm, sunny days. It made total sense then to spend some days with my cousins and nephew playing in the sand […]

Café Causette @ Mandarin Oriental – Central, Hong Kong

Café Causette @ Mandarin Oriental – Central, Hong Kong

When I say I grew up in hotels, I mean that literally. As an infant, my first steps were taken at Tiffin, the coffee shop at the Grand Hyatt in Hong Kong. We went to the Chinese restaurant, One Harbour Road, at the same hotel […]

Brew Bros Coffee – Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

Brew Bros Coffee – Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

Hey folks! If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you’ll see that I’ve been hanging out in Hong Kong, a.k.a my original home. Having said that, Sydney habits die hard and so I’m always on the lookout for a good, Sydney-cafe-style breakfast when I’m here! […]