sharing plates

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…

Dinner @ Vincent

New wine bar and eatery Vincent, opened up a few months ago at Governor Place in Barton. After hearing good things about it, a friend booked dinner there for a group of us on a Friday night. We were split over 2 tables as there were 9 of us altogether. The first thing I noticed […] Read more…

Garden Pavilions are open @ Pialligo Estate Farmhouse

A group of us Canberra foodbloggers were invited to Pialligo Estate Farmhouse to enjoy its garden pavilions which officially opened two weekends ago. The garden pavilions (you can’t miss them outside the main farmhouse restaurant) fit around 20-25 people and can be booked if you have a special function or occasion. Two pavilions can be […] Read more…

Banquet @ Soju Girl

For a friend’s hens night, a bunch of us had dinner at Soju Girl. This Asian fusion restaurant and bar focuses on modern Korean, Thai and Japanese cuisine. I hadn’t been to Soju Girl since its renovations and was sad to see all the cool manga print on the walls were gone. I was happy […] Read more…

Italian fare @ Joe’s Bar

* I dined as a guest of Joe’s Bar, however all opinions are my own. I was kindly invited to try out the newly opened Joe’s Bar located at the East Hotel in Kingston, where Ox Eatery is also situated. Owned by brother and sister duo, Dan and Dion Bisa, who also run East Hotel, […] Read more…

Lazy May’s Cafe (Tuggeranong)

I first heard about Lazy May’s Cafe in Tuggeranong thanks to Mouthless Mutters’ blog. I was keen to try it out after looking through the menu and picked out a couple of items to try. Dishes include dessert sliders for breakfast, salads, toasted paninis, tapas, beef short ribs, various burgers including a 16 hour pulled […] Read more…

Christine Manfield pop up @ Eightysix

After the dessert diva, Christine Manfield, took over the Eightysix kitchen to produce and deliver some of her amazing signature desserts last year, I was eager to go back this year when it was announced that she would not only produce more desserts, but take over the lunch/dinner menu for a few days. This year, […] Read more…

Food outings @ Monster Kitchen & Bar

A friend and I caught up at Monster Kitchen & Bar one weekend for brunch. I hadn’t been to Monster since mid last year. It’s changed a little bit with the addition of a new ‘wing’ on the left hand side at the top of the stairs. There seems to be a few sitting areas […] Read more…

Authentic Italian food @ Bacaro

The latest venture by the Trimboli Group (owners of Italian & Sons, Mezzalira and Da Rosario), is new wine bar Bacaro in Braddon. Bacaro is an Italian term for a traditional Venetian wine bar. Located directly behind Italian & Sons on Lonsdale Street, the entry is via a small alleyway about one shop down from […] Read more…

Dinner @ Parlour Wine Room

My friend’s hens night started at Parlour Wine Room in New Acton. I’d previously only dined at Parlour for lunch and was very keen to go back and try the sharing plate menu for dinner. We started off with drinks. I asked for a mojito mocktail (don’t remember the cost) while the others shared the […] Read more…