fine dining

Dinner @ The Artisan

The Artisan in Narrabundah is a restaurant I’ve been meaning to try out for quite some time. A friend organised dinner here on Friday night so I was very excited to finally try it out. I was warmly greeted upon entering the restaurant and shown to our table. The waiter provided the drinks list, kindly […] Read more…

Sage – ‘Taste and Test’ 5-course tasting menu

I received a text message from Sage Dining introducing the β€˜Taste and Test’ 5-course tasting menu ($60) available for diners to provide feedback on their new menu. This is a heavily discounted deal running Tuesday to Thursday nights until September 26. Great opportunity to test out their new concepts. Sage is one of my favourite […] Read more…

Poachers Pantry – Fireside Festival degustation dinner

As part of the annual Fireside Festival held around Canberra and its surrounding regions every August, many restaurants such as Podfood, Grazing, Flint in the Vines and more have special demonstrations/lunches/dinners. It also happens to coincide with truffle season. I attended the Poachers Pantry degustation last year and loved it so I was excited to […] Read more…

Dinner @ Daniel NYC

Being a mad foodie visiting the big apple, New York City, I just had to try a Michelin three star restaurant. Daniel was one of the restaurants with availability for the time we were there. I made a 6pm booking for my partner and I. Upon entering through the rotating sliding doors, you enter into […] 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…

Dinner @ Quay Restaurant Sydney

After watching Masterchef, I put Peter Gilmore’s Quay restaurant in Sydney on my foodie bucket list. Going on to their website, I found out group bookings needed to be made at least 6 months in advance! So I decided to organise (very early) my next birthday dinner with some friends.Β  Fast-forward 6 months and it […] Read more…