Asian

Mr Wei’s now open

I’ve noticed that a new Asian restaurant Mr Wei’s has replaced The Hermitage on London Circuit (near the Canberra Theatre). A Canberra City News article states the owner retired in August and chef David Wei (formerly of Wild Duck in Kingston) is rebranding the restaurant. Prices are a bit more expensive than your average Asian […] Read more…

2.4.1 Tuesday’s @ Soju Girl

Soju Girlis a modern Asian fusion restaurant that I have been meaning to check out for while now. When better to try it out than on 2 for 1 Tuesdays! The 2 for 1 deal is only valid on select ‘small plate’ dishes, or tapas style dishes, in the bar/lounge/communal area. The space inside Soju […] Read more…

Japanese @ Kagawa

I caught up with some friends at Kagawa Japanese Cuisine in Dickson. This is another restaurant I always pass but never have the opportunity to try. There is moderate seating capacity inside. The menu is bright and colourful, and completely packed with pictures of each dish on both sides. So much to choose from! To […] Read more…

Lunch @ Thai Spice

Thai Spice in Woden serves amazing curry puffs and decent Thai food. I come here quite regularly being so close to work. The pad thai chicken and prawns is my usual order. My work colleagues tell me it has changed ownership over the years and isn’t as good as it used to be. It still […] Read more…

Dickson Dumpling House – take 2

So I decided to try out more items on the menu at the Dickson Dumpling House after having a dinner banquet here with work colleagues. I made a reservation for Saturday night and we showed up on time. When I told the waitress of my booking, she yelled out something in Chinese to a fellow […] Read more…

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…