*Hicksons Izakaya

*Thank you to Hickson’s Izakaya for inviting us to try your beautiful venue  Conveniently located right across the road from the Sydney Theatre Company sits Hicksons Izakaya. Hosting a stellar view of Walsh Bay, this is a wonderful secret spot to get away from the hustle of the city but soak in the sunny vibes. The menu lists…

I Love Pho

*Thanks Mike from Ompty for treating us to this visit to I Love Pho I Love Pho, doesn’t everyone?! I Love Pho in Crows Nest loves pho so much, they were named just that. The restaurant accommodates both an indoor dining and al fresco seating, and given the chill of the day and the nature…

*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…

*Mobius – Pullman Sydney Airport

*Thank you Cecilia from FCBA and Tika for being our host for the evening  Located conveniently close to the airport lies the Pullman in the heart of Mascot. Although you would probably consider this hotel to be a pit stop for frequent travellers who are likely to stay only overnight on business, but the Pullman…

*Henry’s Cronulla

*Thank you to @i.am.strategist for the invite to Henry’s Cronulla.  Nestled within Ocean Grove Avenue sits Henry’s; a trendy restaurant. The restaurant holds a seaside vibe with its straw wicker seating and minimalist styling. The restaurant is an even split between alfresco and indoor dining with a gorgeous leaf mural on the inside. As we begin…

*Echo on the Marina

*Special thanks to Alex from @i.am.strategist for the invite. Thank you also to the kind staff of Echo on the Marina  @echoonthemarina for their service.  A tranquil little spot just overlooking a secluded beach is a small restaurant that is both peaceful and playful in nature. Down a windy road and a set of secluded…

*Easy Lane

*Special thanks to our friend Brendon (@brendonthesmilingchef) for being such a wonderful host and inviting us to this event         Ever encountered one of those people who continuously repeat the phrase ‘West is Best’ when you’re attempting to maintain a normal conversation?  I’ve always found these people have never actually stepped outside the…

*Ume Burger

*Special thanks to Vanessa from Wasamedia for inviting me to this event and to the owner, Kirby for his insights and kindness during our visit.  Have you seen the brilliant origami animals down at Barangaroo with the clean and simplistic design? That’s Ume for sure! Owner Kirby, brought from Japan a niche culture taking the burger…