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Lunch @ Muse Kitchen (Hunter Valley)

After visiting Muse Restaurant for a wedding reception, a few friends and I booked in for lunch at its sister restaurant Muse Kitchen at the Hunter Valley. With one chefs hat awarded three years in a row, I could not wait to try it out. Muse Kitchen is located at the Keith Tulloch Winery in […] Read more…

A special occasion @ Muse Restaurant

Muse Restaurant is one of those bucket list restaurants on most foodies’ lists of restaurants to visit. It has been awarded one chef’s hat from the Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Food Guide four years in a row, and won two hat’s for the first time in the 2015 guide. Located at the Hunter Valley, it […] Read more…

High tea @ The Cortile Sydney

I was in Sydney one weekend for a friend’s hens night. We were on our way to high tea at The Cortile in the Intercontinental Hotel Sydney. High tea is $60 per person and includes a glass of champagne (or juice if you don’t drink). The hotel is built around the historic Treasury Building of […] Read more…

Matcha parfait @ Chanoma Cafe Sydney

I’d seen photos of a matcha parfait on reviews about Chanoma Cafe in Sydney and put this on my list of places to try on my next visit to Sydney. Located at Regents Place on George Street, there are quite a few other restaurants and cafes in the complex. I had a look at the […] Read more…

Cheap ramen @ Hakataya Ramen (Gold Coast)

After reading some reviews on Urbanspoon and other blogs on good cheap places to eat around Surfers Paradise, I decided to try out Hakataya Ramen, known for its cheap and tasty ramen. A group of us wandered over on a Sunday night at 7pm, only to be told they had run out of everything for […] Read more…

Lunch @ Rocksalt Modern Dining (Gold Coast)

After a fantastic dining experience at Social Eating House + Bar at the Gold Coast, and with some unanticipated free time, I really wanted to try out its sister restaurant, RockSalt Modern Dining located in the same suburb of Broadbeach. RockSalt offers great service and a sophisticated laid-back vibe. Rocksalt’s awards displayed on top of […] Read more…

Brunch @ Elk Espresso (Gold Coast)

After a venture to Broadbeach to dine at the wonderful Social Eating House + Bar, I wanted to go back to the area to try out a brunch spot. I picked Elk Espresso mainly due to its close proximity and that fact that I was hungry. Located in what looks like the ground floor of […] Read more…

Dinner @ Social Eating House and Bar (Gold Coast)

Don’t you just love it when you find a gem of a restaurant while on holidays? I visited the Gold Coast for a few days where a bunch of us stayed in Surfers Paradise to attend a friend’s wedding. Being busy with work and other commitments, I hardly had time to do any research about […] Read more…

Dumpling gems @ Din Tai Fung Sydney

One of my friends was having her hens night in Sydney. I never get to go to Sydney often, so I couldn’t wait to plot my foodie weekend. First stop after checking into the hotel was one of my favourites – Din Tai Fung at World Square. I hadn’t been back there for about a […] Read more…

Food sampling @ Taste of Sydney Festival 2014

I was excited to head to the Taste of Sydney Festival held at Centennial Park over the weekend of 13-16 March 2014. Dubbed ‘the world’s greatest restaurant festival’, Taste of Sydney showcases 15 of Sydney’s hottest and latest restaurants that provide 4 tasting dishes each. There are also over 100 artisan producers (wine, cheese, beer, […] Read more…