Marque, Surry Hills

Marque, Surry Hills

Since I graduated university a few days earlier, something a little fancy was required. Marque offer a Friday lunch for $49 pp and with the booking made, we are ready to sample some of head chef, Mark Best’s creations...

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Quay

Quay

It’s my birthday! Well, 7 months ago. Off to a fine dining restaurant then. Somewhere that makes a mean snow egg dessert, ya’ll thinking what I’m thinking? Quay of course!

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Sepia

Sepia

Ah fine dining. It’s my most expensive vice, reserved for special occasions, this time it’s for a belated Valentines (yes I celebrate Valentines and yes I realise it’s now June please don’t remind me of the ridiculous backlog of posts I need to make, just please) I’m a huge fan of the degustation, and the one at Sepia is nine courses at $175pp which is dear but the gastronomical experience is so worth it...

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BBQ Goose!

BBQ Goose!

There are two Yat Lok BBQ locations. One at Hong Kong (Central) and the other at Tai Po. We went to the Tai Po one because Anthony Bourdain has been to that very same restaurant himself. The owner, (pictured to Anthony’s left) speaks English and was very friendly. He helped us decide what to order, even recommending sides...

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Coffee beef ribs recipe (and more!)

Coffee beef ribs recipe (and more!)

The coffee ribs is a Malaysian/Singaporean street stall dish, the meat that’s commonly used is pork but I’ve replaced it with beef and it works well. And the tiramisu recipe is a simple but satisfying one. Add as much coffee as you like but with both recipes I used a shot or two...

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Press Club, Melbourne

Press Club, Melbourne

Those of you who have been reading along will know that my partner Ash whisked me away to Melbourne for Valentines. (So romantic right?) Dining at The Press Club was the highlight of the trip.

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Bourke St Bakery, Surry Hills

Bourke St Bakery, Surry Hills

Only one week ago I was churning out close to 5000 words for the end of semester, to complete them properly and actually pass those assessments involved many days of ham and cheese toasties for lunch because the effort to cook anything was...
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My favourite ALDI chocolates

I’ve always shopped at ALDI because I can get my weekly groceries consistently cheaper here than at other supermarkets, like, so much cheaper, I buy most, if not all of my food from there.
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Gaziantep Sweets & Pastries, Auburn

Dear reader, I frequently have very strong food cravings. Merciless, hard hitting cravings of either a sweet or savoury affliction. Like the other day in the middle of night, I was thinking of baklava, Read more

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Devon Cafe, Surry Hills

All I have been craving is a Devon Cafe cronut. Crispy fried layers of buttery puff pastry coated in sugared matcha or topped with salted caramel, candied popcorn and chocolate… Read more

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Mini posts of May 2015

Hi all, this month’s eats turned out to be a mish mash of cuisines, with a heavy emphasis on burgers though. Read more

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Breakfast at Sokyo, The Star Casino, Pyrmont

The word responsibility keeps circling around in my head. I feel as if life has smacked me in the face and when people ask me for my age I inadvertently sigh. What’s happening to me? I must be turning twenty three. My consolation? A breakfast at Sokyo.

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Tetsuya’s, Sydney CBD

Holy smokes we’ve been together for four years now and so because I really am spoilt, it’s Ash’s turn to organise our anniversary meal. We NEED to celebrate being a couple every single year and we NEED to have a fancy dinner at Testuya’s.
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Quay, Circular Quay

It’s my birthday! Well, 7 months ago. Off to a fine dining restaurant then. Somewhere that makes a mean snow egg dessert, ya’ll thinking what I’m thinking? Quay of course! 

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Marque, Surry Hills

Since I graduated university a few days earlier, something a little fancy was required. Marque offer a Friday lunch for $49 pp and with the booking made, we are ready to sample some of head chef, Mark Best’s creations.  Read more

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Ippudo, Broadway

If upscale ramen is your thing, Ippudo can certainly provide an excellent standard of ramen with flair. Read more

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Fish Place, Surry Hills

Excellent smoked fish and a colourful variety of salads and sides. Order at the counter and if you’re eating in, move to the courtyard dining area, be aware that seating is limited and your options include a vintage ironing board and rusted stools. Read more

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