Makiato

It was the day of my graduation. And as graduations go, you generally have a celebratory meal with friends and/or family. Unfortunately on the day of mine, The Sister had an interstate flight for work in the afternoon, so dinner wasn’t possible. The whole family were in the mood for something light, perhaps Japanese, and…

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…

Sushi Tei

I love good quality, fresh Japanese cuisine, there’s no doubt about that. For a while now I’ve heard about Sushi Tei and its two branches – the slightly newer one on Liverpool Street and its original counterpart on Chifley Square. I had been wanting to check it out, and with late night shopping last Thursday…

End of Exams Carousing

Having your exams finish early is always a joy, but there are also the downsides. Less time to study being one… the other being that there’s no one to celebrate the end of exams with! Luckily this semester I didn’t have to wait long. Girlfriend Lara Croft also had her last exam for her degree this week,…

Sushi-Ya Artarmon

A couple of years back now, my family and I discovered what we now know as ‘Little Japan’: a little avenue of cafes and shops on the opposite side of Artarmon to the main strip of shops. While there are a variety of odd cafes and restaurants, the place is unmistakably popular for the small Japanese grocer…