*La Sen

*Thanks Ompty for sending us out to La Sen! La Sen is Vietnamese for lotus leaf, and the perfect name for a little family owned restaurant in the vibrant Randwick Spot. The restaurant itself is narrow and reminds me of the street eateries in Asia with its bright colours and that familiar aroma of incense…

Pho Mo

Let’s just say I got FOMO when I saw iFat’s review of Phomo late last year.I’m always craving a good bowl of hearty soup and pho is one of those dishes (like ramen and laksa) that when you hear it’s good somewhere, it’s always worth trying.Phomo is located in Barangaroo so it’s always flooded in natural light in the…

Frugii

On recent trip to Canberra, I couldn’t help but notice how the active food scene is thriving in this small state. Everywhere you go there is a fantastic cafe, restaurant or take-away place just around the corner. I only managed to visit a handful of places, but no doubt I’ll be back to try more.  One of…

Hukuya

While sushi trains and food court kiosks are abundant in shopping centres, sushi bars however are a small niche that seemed exclusive to high-end Japanese restaurants. Finding Hukuya, a hidden gem in Eastwood was my first step in my endeavours for sushi bar dining style.  The first thing you need to know about Hukuya is that…

Night Noodle Markets ’16

It’s finally come around again, that time of the year where hundreds flock to Hyde Park to get their Asian food fix in a festival of celebration. During Good Food Month is the ever-popular Night Noodle Markets that take place year after year in the month of October.  Previously, I’ve avoided the markets like the plague.…

LuMi Bar & Dining

You are confined only by the walls you create  LuMi is Italian for ‘a mass of small lights’. The small restaurant enclosed in glass and bathed in natural light is a little pocket of surprises. Setting the tone for a unique dining experience, a simple quote runs across the glass; You are confined only by…

* Cru Espresso Bar

*Thank you to Cru Espresso owners Matt & Sam for inviting us to their espresso bar to try their coffee and food selection. Tucked away on Gladesville’s Victoria Road resides Grand Cru’s Cru Espresso, a small bar-style coffee house that encapsulates the ‘espresso bar’ theme to a T.  They’ve been open for around two months and…

*Salmon & Bear

Thank you to the Food Critics & Bloggers Australia Community and Salmon & Bear for inviting us to this tasting. Thank you Victor (@eatingwithyoureyes_), Judy (@judylyh) and Sophia (@sophichuuu) for your company. Special thanks to Clive for hosting our evening. Located on Newtown’s bustling King Street lies Salmon & Bear; a log cabin styled restaurant…

Sokyo Breakfast

Thank you Anita (@aniiitaa1989) for organizing and to Daisy, Jack(@droolworthyworld) and Erica(@e.tao) for your company.  Sokyo, SydneyxTokyo Fusion.  From the first day we stepped into the restaurant a couple of years ago, it has made its impact and remains one of our favourite restaurants to always return to.Although it isn’t the traditional Japanese style restaurant that one might…