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Lunch @ Neho Asian Tapas – Perth

My sister and I had lunch at Neho Asian Tapas in Victoria Park, Perth. I had heard some good reviews about it and was keen to check it out. Seeing as it was a Friday lunch, we had no problems getting a table or finding a parking spot. I loved the quirky signs of Asian […] Read more…

Lunch and brewery tour @ Little Creatures Brewing – Fremantle

I thought it would be good to take J to Little Creatures Brewing in the gorgeous town of Fremantle. The brewery is split into a great hall, brew house, Creatures Nextdoor, and the deck so there’s plenty of space to find a seat and enjoy a beer. We entered the great hall holding several vats […] Read more…

Little Matcha Girl – Perth

I head back to Perth every year to see my family and always check out Instagram for the latest in food and restaurants. As I love all things matcha, I came across Little Matcha Girl, a small French-Japanese patisserie in Como. A friend, J and I headed there for a shared slice of cake and […] Read more…

Swan Valley Food and Wine Trail – Perth

I’m showing J around Perth at the moment as this is his first time on the west coast. I had the opportunity to show off some of Western Australia’s best wineries and it just so happens that the Swan Valley is only a 25 minute drive from the Perth CBD, so we decided to spend […] Read more…

Baked goods @ DOJO Bread

One sunny Saturday morning, J and I went for a drive out to Braidwood and stopped in at DOJO Bread, a local favourite bakery tucked away from the main street. Just past the Braidwood Bakery and behind Eureka Pizzeria, you’ll find a small cottage where DOJO Bread is located. The bakery is tiny and could […] Read more…

Eating in Japan – Kyoto – Part 1

Following on from Eating in Japan – Koyasan, my sister and I travelled to Kyoto for a few nights. Fortunately, our hotel was very close to the Nishiki markets – a hubbub of activity with several restaurants and food stalls, also known as ‘Kyoto’s pantry’. Walking through the tight alleys in the undercover area was […] Read more…

Eating in Japan- Koyasan (Mt Koya)

Following on from Eating in Japan – Osaka, we travelled to Koyasan (Mt Koya) to stay overnight at a temple on the mountain. Accommodation was more expensive than the other places we stayed in during our time in Japan, but an overnight stay was highly recommended by friends as well as online reviews. We enjoyed […] Read more…

Eating in Japan – Osaka

Following on from Eating in Japan – Miyajima Island, we headed to Osaka, which people call the food capital of Japan! Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum One of the first spots we visited, on my must-see list, was the Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum where you get to create your own ramen flavours. Luckily, the […] Read more…

Giant dumpling @ Din Tai Fung

When I heard that Din Tai Fung was creating a giant xiao long bao (soup dumpling) for the month of November, I had to make some time to get to Sydney to try one. That day was today. For $8.90 I got a xiao long bao the size of a small bamboo steamer and a […] Read more…

Eating in Japan – Miyajima Island

Following on from Eating in Japan – Kanazawa and Hiroshima, we travelled to Miyajima Island and stayed overnight. To get to the island, we boarded a ferry for the quick cruise where we passed the floating torii. After checking into our hotel, it was time for some sightseeing. About 5 metres down from our hotel, […] Read more…