Dinner @ Knuckles (Harmonie German Club)

Some friends and I headed to Knuckles restaurant in the Harmonie German Club for some German food for dinner.  There was a bit of a wait at the door to sign people in / sign up for membership, but we had luckily booked a table so there were no problems there. Orders are paid for […] Read more…

Highroad blue cheese scone

All day menu @ High Road

Ona coffee’s latest venture, Highroad, opened its doors in Dickson late last year. Reservations are not accepted on weekends, and only tables of 8 or more can be reserved on weekdays. On a Saturday morning, it was about a 20 minute wait for a table of four. The cafe is very spacious holding a long […] Read more…

Daana entree

Dinner @ Daana

* I was invited as a guest of Daana, however all opinions are my own. If you remember the shipping container village Westside in Acton, you might have come across Daana specialising in South Indian cuisine. As Westside is no more, the team at Daana, Sunita and Sanjay, moved their business to Curtin to start […] Read more…

Luang Prabang Night Markets skewers

Eating in Luang Prabang (Laos)

Following on from Eating in Chiang Mai – Parts 1 and 2, we flew to Luang Prabang in Laos for a few days. We landed in Luang Prabang in the afternoon and caught a taxi, (paying a flat fare to the city centre), to our hotel. We were provided with welcome drinks and lunch upon […] Read more…

La Cantina calzone

$19 lunch set menu @ La Cantina

La Cantina at the Narrabundah shops offer a 2-course lunch set menu for $19 Tuesday-Fridays. During my holiday break, I headed in to try it out. The polished wooden floorboards, white linen table cloths, a brick facade and European paintings add a lovely touch of elegance. There was a choice of 3 starters and 9 […] Read more…

french toast

Secret Garden Manuka

Hidden away inside Manuka Village is a small oasis surrounded by plants that is the Secret Garden cafe. I stumbled across it while getting our wedding rings ordered at Village Jewellers (who I highly recommend btw). Secret Garden has an all day menu plus a specials menu – I noticed mainly Western brunches (bacon and […] Read more…

I’m on holidays

A quick note to say I know I’ve been MIA lately with the blog posts. It’s been a busy few months with moving house, organising my wedding AND honeymoon on top of my full-time job! We got married on the weekend and are now in the beautiful Maldives for the first leg of our honeymoon. […] Read more…

Three Blue Ducks @ Byron Bay

A group of friends and I headed to Byron Bay for an extra long weekend to celebrate a friend’s 40th birthday. It was the first weekend of Spring and the weather was fantastic. We walked to the Byron Bay Lighthouse and the most eastern point of the Australian mainland. We hit up the beach, some […] Read more…

$10 burgers @ Kokomo’s

The two-storey Kokomo’s on the corner of Bunda and Genge Streets in Canberra city opened a few months ago and has made quite an impression with their tropical theme, cocktails, live music (they had Boy George on the decks for one night), an affordable island banquet and now their $10 burgers from the bar menu. […] Read more…

Stanley's chicken parmagiana

Lunch @ Stanley’s

Stanley’s is a relatively new family friendly pub located in Bruce (replacing what was Ellacure) with beers on tap and regularly changing specials. My friends and I headed there for Saturday lunch (with no reservation). About 70% of the tables were reserved however there were a few small tables available. The space inside is quite […] Read more…