Ritual, Nelson Bay

28 Mar 2012 | 20 Comments »

A night of molecular gastronomy to remember! Ritual offers a 3 hour, 10+ course degustation for $95 per person, which is great value for a fun and exciting dinner.

Amber, Central (Hong Kong)

18 Mar 2012 | 14 Comments »

My first Michelin restaurant experience and the only fine dining place I visited in Hong Kong. Service and food was outstanding at Amber.

Kazbah, Darling Harbour

13 Dec 2011 | 19 Comments »

Moroccan in the middle of the city with views of Darling Harbour at the doorstep? You would think that you would have to pay for the view for tasty Moroccan food but this isn’t case at Kazbah.

Cafe Circa, Parramatta

22 Nov 2011 | 24 Comments »

This cafe, tucked away from the main roads of Parramatta, could easily be mistaken for a cafe in the inner western suburbs of Sydney. Serving up good brunch options for no more than $8. A perfect way to spend a lazy weekend.

Zest, Nelson Bay

8 Nov 2011 | 25 Comments »

Zest is the only hatted restaurant in the Port Stephens region.

Cheeky chocolate, North Strathfield

21 Oct 2011 | 19 Comments »

A newish dessert cafe where Adriano Zumbo has provided assistance in devising the menu.

Lao Village, Fairfield

14 Oct 2011 | 16 Comments »

Cheap and authentic Laotian food without the fuss.

Lumiere Cafe, Surry Hills

4 Oct 2011 | 17 Comments »

For all day breakfast or a casual lunch.

Cafe Cre Asion, Sydney

18 Aug 2011 | 23 Comments »

A new macaron place, Cafe Cre Asion, hits the streets of Sydney and I wanted to see what all the fuss was about. There are some interesting flavours which change at least every week. Check it out before the rest of Sydney catches onto it.

South East Asian Food cookbook review and Vietnamese braised pork belly recipe

8 Aug 2011 | 17 Comments »

I review the revised South East Asian Food cookbook and cook up a comforting Vietnamese pork belly braise with eggs.