Asian

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…

Kusina – A Filipino restaurant

I had never had Filipino food before. When Kusina opened up, a few of my Filipino friends and I decided to head over to Weston Creek and try it out for dinner. I left ordering the food in their capable hands as I wanted to be surprised. A pre-order was required for the group booking. […] Read more…