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…

6 course lunch @ Rubicon

While still on leave, I was trying to decide where to lunch and decided to try an oldie but a goodie – Rubicon at the Griffith shops. The last time I had dined at Rubicon was during my pre-blogging days. I remember a dinner degustation where the diner was able to choose any of the […] Read more…

Enlighten Night Noodle Markets 2017

Have you been to this year’s Enlighten Night Noodle Markets yet? Some key changes from last year: Menulog launching its ‘At-Home Zone’ – if you can find a table, you can skip the queue and get some table service! Simply order off the Menulog menu, make your payment and one of the ‘runners’ will fetch […] Read more…

5 places for pancakes in Canberra

Tomorrow is Shrove Tuesday, aka Pancake Day! In celebration, here are 5 places you should check out for pancakes around Canberra. In no particular order.. As You Like It Cafe The pancake menu regularly changes and I’ve had the pleasure of trying the recent matcha pancakes with black sesame ice cream, strawberries and blueberries. The […] Read more…

High tea @ Burbury Terrace

* I dined as a guest of the Burbury Hotel, however all opinions are my own. A few weekends ago, a friend and I dined at Burbury Terrace for high tea courtesy of the Burbury Hotel. Our reservation was for midday. When I arrived at the hotel foyer, I quickly spotted a sign stating that […] 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…

Cheap eats @ Tu Do Vietnamese

I only managed to try the popular Vietnamese restaurant, Tu Do, in O’Connor very recently to the chagrin of my foodie friends. Located at the O’Connor shops, Tu Do was not hard to find and filled with diners. The restaurant was a lot more modern than expected – I loved the dark timber floorboards. It […] Read more…

Butterbings @ 38 Espresso

Last Friday, 38 Espresso on the Kingston Foreshore sold a limited number of Melbourne’s butterbing cookie sandwiches. I headed down there around 9.30am, and must have bought the last few butterbings. The two flavours available that day were salted caramel and peanut butter ($5.50 each). I loved the soft dark chocolate cookie. The softness made […] 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…

Degustation dinner @ Natural 9

A group of friends and I took advantage of a recent Dimmi deal offering 50% off a degustation dinner at Natural 9 which opened a few months ago at Canberra Casino. The degustation dinner was usually $100, so we couldn’t turn down the offer of 5 courses for $50. The new look Canberra Casino looks […] Read more…