September 2012

The Dip

The Dip, Sydney (Closed)

September 26, 2012

Dude food. Not something Lex or I are that into. But when a catch up with foodpornnation and Brazil was locked in, they convinced us to head to The Dip for a dude food hit. Don’t get me wrong, when done well ‘dude food’ can be pretty spectacular. But it can also be very meh. […]

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GRAIN, Sydney

September 20, 2012

Spring is in the air and the party season vibe is starting to amp up. I just love this time of the year. It’s also the season for new life – there seems to be openings left, right and centre. Monday 10th September saw the opening of GRAIN, a bespoke bar at Four Seasons Hotel, […]

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Racine Restaurant

Racine Restaurant, Orange

September 2, 2012

Racine Restaurant is located at La Colline winery in Orange, an 8 minute drive from the city centre. Shaun and Willa Arantz own and operate Racine, with Shaun heading up the kitchen and Willa managing the business side of things. They’ve been running Racine for close to four years and received their first hat in […]

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Lolli Redini

Lolli Redini, Orange

September 1, 2012

Dylan and I have been together for 7 years – I know, crazy huh! We decided to get away for our anniversary and agreed Orange would be the perfect location. It’s a 3 hour drive from our place (around 3.5 hours from the CBD), up through the Blue Mountains, Lithgow and past Bathurst. Neither of […]

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Factory Espresso

Factory Espresso, Orange

September 1, 2012

Bill Parianos and his wife Lisa began roasting coffee beans in Orange in 2005, supplying “Bill’s Beans” to cafes and restaurants. Two years later they opened their espresso bar, Bills Beans, in a converted butcher’s shop in East Orange. Fast forward a few years and they’ve now opened Factory Espresso, a relatively new offshoot of […]

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