We venture a short distance from the city, to the harbourside village of Balmain. We are here to visit a local favourite - Kazbah, for a modern Middle Eastern / Lebanese dining experience. This cafe restaurant is ever popular, particularly for group dining for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Kazbah is easily spotted from the street … Continue reading Middle Eastern Feast @ Kazbah
The list was just released of the world's 50 best restaurants and it's got the foodie crowds talking. The list is compiled after polling a number of top chef's, restauranteurs, critics and culinary experts. The list: here The list often reflects current gastronomic trends around the world. Many restaurants that make the list showcase fine … Continue reading Hats off to the world’s 50 best restaurants.
The South Coast seems to becoming somewhat of a gastronomic destination with a number of places making the foodie bucket list such as St Isidore and Cupitt's kitchen. However, the famous and favoured seafood restaurant by Rick Stein is holding its own. It is located in the luxury getaway boutique hotel, Bannisters in Mollymook. You … Continue reading Rick Stein at Bannisters
Whenever we travel down the south coast, we always make it a point to drive through the stunning heritage town of Berry. Admittedly it’s mainly for the hot cinnamon donuts, but we love the bakeries, cafes and restaurants, gift stores and markets too. The area is one of those places with quaint houses, lovely gardens … Continue reading South Coast Food and Wine Festival
We were lucky enough to visit SO9 in Waterloo for many reasons. The name might seem like an odd combination of letters and numbers, which had us curious about the meaning. We learn that SO9 translates to number 9 in Vietnamese. The number 9 is a lucky number and reflects the luck involved in the … Continue reading So9 Waterloo
The Sydney Good Food and Wine Show returned from Friday 21 June – Sunday 23 June 2019, held at the ICC Darling Harbour. It is also held in Melbourne (May) and Brisbane and Perth (later this year). Live Demos At the Princess Cruises Theatre, you’ll find a huge stage and seats ready for you to … Continue reading Good Food and Wine Show
GABS as it is colloquially known, is an acronym for the Great Australian Beer Spectacular and it certainly lives up to its name. The Spectacular event is put on by Dan Murphy's and has toured around Australia. We went to the Sydney Version, held at Sydney Olympic Park Showgrounds. If you love beer, you will … Continue reading GABS is short for Great Australian Beer Spectacular and it certainly is!
With a current world understanding of the impact of meat production on global warming, it’s no surprise to see plant based cafes popping up around Sydney. Although we’re not Vegans or Vegetarians, we do enjoy having days without and appreciate a plant based diet. When we heard about ‘The Font Café’ in Chippendale, we were … Continue reading Keep calm and eat green @ The Font Cafe
How I love a good musical. My first ever musical to see was Phantom of the Opera starring premier superstar Anthony Warlow. When I heard he was appearing in Sweeney Todd, I was there in a heartbeat. That incredible deep voice and control of the stage is so engaging. Warlow plays the demon barber Sweeney … Continue reading SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET
Kobe Wagyu is in the heart of the Sydney CBD, and can be found upstairs, entering from Goulburn street. Once upstairs you’ll find plenty of tables complete with a grill in the centre. Now, I might not be the best cook at home, but this is one of those places where I can sure shine … Continue reading Kobe Wagyu BBQ