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Dinner @ Spice Temple Sydney

While visiting Sydney for the weekend, my friends made a dinner reservation at Neil Perry’s Spice Temple. The entrance was a little inconspicuous and we only found it as we noticed the street number displayed on the building. The front door was covered in an LCD sceen playing a loop of curtains unravelling. We pushed […] Read more…

Desserts and snacks in Melbourne

During my week away in Melbourne, I hit up a few dessert places during the day as I love my sweets! (Also, see my Breakfast in Melbourne post for ideas on breakfast stops). The Dessert Kitchen I tried the Nippon warabi ($10.50) aka the raindrop cake with house made matcha balls and red bean. The […] Read more…

Lunch @ Dinner By Heston Blumenthal

J and I treated ourselves to Friday lunch at Dinner By Heston while in Melbourne. As with thousands of others, I was disappointed that I wasn’t one of the lucky lottery winners to dine at the Fat Duck, but was glad I could book into Dinner By Heston. We dined at lunch to save a […] Read more…

Breakfast in Melbourne

I recently stayed in Melbourne for a week and had several breakfast cafes lined up to visit. With so many delicious looking options, I found it difficult deciding on where to go and cutting down my list. Fortunately, my accommodation was right in the CBD and close to Melbourne Central so most places were easy […] Read more…

Dinner degustation @ Koi Dessert Bar – Sydney

A few months ago, some Canberra foodies and I did a massive Sydney food weekend. One of our meals was held at Koi Dessert Bar for its set 5 course dinner at $77 per person. The ground floor has a display cabinet filled with an assortment of cakes. These disappeared quickly so I’d recommend buying […] Read more…

Eating in Japan – Hakone, Yokohama, Kamakura and Nikko

I’ve put together some smaller trips to Hakone, Yokohama, Kamakura and Nikko into this final post in my Eating in Japan series, even though I didn’t actually travel in this order. Following on from Eating in Japan – Kyoto Part 2, we took a train and ferry to Hakone. My sister and I both bought […] Read more…

Brunch @ Sayer’s Sister – Perth

A couple of months ago, Sunday brunch was had at Sayer’s Sister in Northbridge, Perth. This cafe had been on my hit list of places to try for a few years and I was glad to finally give it a go. We were fortunate enough to find a parking spot right across the road from […] Read more…

Eating in Japan – Kyoto – Part 2

Following on from Eating in Japan – Kyoto – Part 1, we headed out of Kyoto to visit the town of Uji. Uji Uji is a small city situated between Kyoto and Nara, and is famous for its green tea. My sister and I both wanted to take part in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony. […] Read more…

Lunch @ The Raw Kitchen – Fremantle

My friend and I headed to the The Raw Kitchen in Fremantle for lunch one Saturday. The Raw Kitchen is a plant-based restaurant with an ethos of healthy sustainable living. The restaurant is set inside a large warehouse flooded with lots of natural light coming through the skylights. As it was my first time there, […] Read more…

Gelato @ Jersey Jack Gelato – Perth

While in Perth, I had to try the ‘Little Mostro’ (little monster in Italian) gelato at Jersey Jack Gelato in Como. For $15, you get 3 scoops of gelato of your choice (all freshly made on site), a mini cone of whipped cream, a mini cone of liquid dark chocolate, and a few other trimmings. […] Read more…