Dumplings @ Din Tai Fung Sydney

I was heading to Sydney for the day with a friend to see the show Wicked. I did a bit of research on restaurants and read about Din Tai Fung– advertised as serving the world’s tastiest dumplings.  Din Tai Fung originated in Tai Pei and now has a chain of restaurants all over the world. […] Read more…

Carnegie Delicatessen – New York City

On my NYC foodie list was a pastrami sandwich at the famous Carnegie Delicatessen. This restaurant is huge with plenty of seating in the back rooms. When we walked in, it was almost packed so we were lucky to get a table. The first thing you notice are all the celebrity photos in frames (most […] Read more…

Momofuku Noodle Bar – New York

I’d read that the ‘bun’ craze started at Momofuku in NYC. So I made a beeline for the noodle bar on one of my free non-planned lunch days. I heard it gets really busy so made sure we got there before noon. I asked for seats at the counter so I could watch everything happen. […] Read more…

Dinner @ Daniel NYC

Being a mad foodie visiting the big apple, New York City, I just had to try a Michelin three star restaurant. Daniel was one of the restaurants with availability for the time we were there. I made a 6pm booking for my partner and I. Upon entering through the rotating sliding doors, you enter into […] Read more…

Frozen hot chocolate @ Serendipity New York

About 10 years ago, I was watching Oprah investigate Serendipity‘s frozen hot chocolate as part of her show. Ever since then, I’d been wanting to try it out but had never really planned on visiting the USA. So when a few friends decided to organise a birthday holiday to the states including NYC, this was […] Read more…

Brunch @ Two Before Ten

Two Before Ten Cafe and Roasters is located in Canberra House in the city (opposite Muddle Bar). It’s a cute little cafe that provides an all day menu and its own roasted coffee beans. They provide courses in brewing and drinking coffee on Saturday mornings, titled ‘The Ultimate Coffee Experience’. The inside is very open, […] Read more…

Dinner @ Malamay

Malamay is part of the Chairman Group of restaurants made up of Chairman & Yip, and the Lanterne Rooms. Malamay specialises in South West Chinese cuisine. To complete the trifecta, I decided to organise a group dinner here. Malamay is modern Asian restaurant, dimly lit with black and red decor throughout and long dark wooden […] Read more…

Brunch @ Pulp Kitchen

I’d heard of Pulp Kitchen, a European brasserie, but hadn’t had an opportunity to check it out. A friend and I decided to head there for brunch on a Saturday morning. We both ordered the same thing – Pulled pork in beans, baked eggs with toast soldiers. Absoultely loved this dish! The toast ‘soldiers’ were […] Read more…

Brunch @ Elk & Pea

I caught up with some friends for brunch at the Elk & Pea in Braddon. It was busy when we got there, with people queuing up outside the door. Luckily we’d booked a table. We were shown inside to our table. First thing I noticed was the huge bird cage like sculpture/ornament with a table […] Read more…

Dinner @ Eightysix

I booked in for dinner at Eightysix during its opening weekend. So excited to try out the newest restaurant in Braddon! Eightysix There are no menus. Instead, the dishes of the night are written in chalk on the blackboards across the length of the restaurant. Once a dish is exhausted, it is ‘eightysixed’ and crossed […] Read more…