Flanagan’s Dining Room

When you receive an exclusive blogger’s invitation to head down the south coast of New South Wales to partake in a fine dining seafood experience by the beach, it’s not exactly something you can turn down! This event was what kept me going through a particularly challenging and gruelling week at work About 71 kilometres…

Umi Sushi + Udon

In case you haven’t realised yet, for a while now there has been about a two week lag in the time I visit a restaurant or cook something and the time it actually takes for me to publish the post. This has been happening for some time, and I blame it all entirely on the…

Reel on Redleaf

I still remember a couple of years back when Reel Cafe used to be in Roseville, next to the ancient Roseville Cinemas, and I was absolutely devastated when they decided to move further north into Wahroonga. Reel introduced some of the finer points of Modern Australian dining to me, but the most reminiscent was my…

Glass Brasserie @ The Hilton, Sydney (SMH Appetite for Sydney)

If you’re living in Sydney, there is one site that you need to bookmark, right now. Sydney Morning Herald’s Appetite for Sydney specials for the month of July. Go there, right now! In the news, there’s been a fair bit recently about restaurants going into voluntary administration; Justin North’s renown Becasse being the most notable…

Sister’s 34th Birthday (at Kai Restaurant)

Happy 34th Birthday to my big sister! It’s hard to believe she’s a full eleven years older than me sometimes… She decided to take the day off work today, and shout mum and I for lunch, to a Japanese restaurant that her and her boyfriend have been to before in Neutral Bay, called Kai. Kai…