Asian

Banquet @ Dickson Dumpling House

My foodie work colleague calls me the dumpling queen. I absolutely love eating them!! The Dickson Dumpling House was chosen as a venue for one my work dinners. I’d been here a few years back and didn’t think it was that impressive. However, two of my work colleagues have been raving about it, so I […] Read more…

Mork’s Tasting Menu

As the big news at the moment is that Mork’s is shutting down its Florey restaurant and moving to the Kingston Foreshore (opening mid-September 2013), and may be changing up the menu and most likely its prices too, a few friends and I decided to try out their tasting menu. Mork’s is located in a […] Read more…

Baitong Laos and Thai

Having walked through the Cooleman Court shops a few times now (my local shops soon!) I’ve seen the sign for Baitong Laos and Thai Cuisine and have been meaning to try it out. A fellow work foodie and I managed to duck out for a weekday lunch to give it a go. My foodie friend […] Read more…

Ippudo Sydney

I don’t get to go to Sydney often (even though its less than a 3hr drive from Canberra), but when I do, I make sure I try out a different restaurant/cafe. This time, I decided to head to Ippudo for some ramen. Some friends had mentioned this was one of the best places to eat […] Read more…

Asian desserts @ Meet Fresh

The Meet Fresh chain is all over Sydney and NSW, QLD and Perth. Located at Uni lodge in New Acton, it meets the needs of the growing international asian student population. Meet Fresh serves more traditional asian desserts – mostly herbal jellies mixed with taro balls, red bean, green bean, lotus seeds, barley and tofu. There […] Read more…

My’s Vietnamese

I’ve heard a lot of good things about My’s Vietnamese restaurant. Located at the Cooleman Court shops in Weston Creek. I was able to duck in for a weekday lunch to check it out with a work colleague. There were only a handful of diners during that weekday. We ordered the Chef’s Special Beef Hot […] Read more…

Yumcha @ China Plate at Kingston

When I found out the new-ish China Plate restaurant in Kingston was serving yumcha on weekends, I put it on my foodie bucket list to try out. There are two yumcha banquets available – standard and premium. We went with the premium banquet. Each person receives one of each yumcha dish. At $40 per person, […] Read more…

Dumplings @ Din Tai Fung Sydney

I was heading to Sydney for the day with a friend to see the show Wicked. I did a bit of research on restaurants and read about Din Tai Fung– advertised as serving the world’s tastiest dumplings.  Din Tai Fung originated in Tai Pei and now has a chain of restaurants all over the world. […] Read more…

Momofuku Noodle Bar – New York

I’d read that the ‘bun’ craze started at Momofuku in NYC. So I made a beeline for the noodle bar on one of my free non-planned lunch days. I heard it gets really busy so made sure we got there before noon. I asked for seats at the counter so I could watch everything happen. […] Read more…

Dinner @ Malamay

Malamay is part of the Chairman Group of restaurants made up of Chairman & Yip, and the Lanterne Rooms. Malamay specialises in South West Chinese cuisine. To complete the trifecta, I decided to organise a group dinner here. Malamay is modern Asian restaurant, dimly lit with black and red decor throughout and long dark wooden […] Read more…