Akira Sushi – Lane Cove

*Thank you to Cecilia from FCBA for hosting us at Akira Sushi Lane Cove! A new sushi joint has opened up amongst the cluster of shops in Lane Cove. Hidden behind Chargrill Charlie’s and a little away from the business of the walkway sits the restaurant in a little loft. Although Akira is a fresh…

* Masala Darbar

Thank you Masala Darbar and Bamboo Garden for the invite! Masala Darbar is a small, nine table Indian restaurant that is modern yet modest. They offer both Northern and Southern Indian dishes, and boasts 15 varieties of dosa. As soon as we read over their menu, we noticed how authentic their Indian cuisine is. Our…

*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…

* North Bondi RSL

Thank you @omptymedia for the invite! Commanding an impressive view of Bondi Beach sits the recently renovated North Bondi RSL. The venue offers some great pub classics, as well as a few restaurant-esque dishes. I could taste the squid’s salty freshness immediately, which paired nicely with the creamy aioli. Unfortunately the batter was a bit…

*Meet Mica

*Thank you Ompty Media for this invite and to Mica for her lovely service on the day. If you haven’t already seen Meet Mica all over Instagram and Facebook, where have you been? My feed has been plastered with promises of lobster congee and oozy matcha toast so you can imagine why I was more…