Bars

The Town Mouse

The Town Mouse, Carlton

October 31, 2014

There are all kinds of friends in life and when you are into food like we are some of the best are your dining buddies; you go to every new place with them, get terribly drunk at your regular haunts with them and suggest places you MUST eat at, around town and interstate, when not […]

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A Food Story does New York

A Food Story does New York

August 9, 2014

We didn’t go to New York with the intention of blogging (other than the Michelin starred restaurants that is). But when we thought about how much research we had done before we left and how many awesome places we discovered (most through recommendations) we decided we should write about them. And so… a year after […]

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The Stinking Bishops

The Stinking Bishops, Newtown

June 15, 2014

I can still recall the first time I walked into the fromagerie at Simon Johnson in Pyrmont. I was working as an office manager in an advertising agency and was sent to buy cheese for Friday afternoon snacks. It was the first time I’d set foot in a cheese room. I had no idea what […]

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Mary's

Mary’s, Newtown

June 15, 2014

Ever since going to New York I have had burger withdrawals. Shake Shack has left a gaping hole in my heart and I have been trying to fill it ever since. There have been many attempts to find a burger that is on the same level as the ShackBurger but alas I have been out […]

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Bondi Hardware

Bondi Hardware, Bondi Beach

March 13, 2013

We rarely venture over to Bondi but an invitation to Bondi Hardware’s first birthday lured us in. Half of my colleagues are Bondi locals and a few have mentioned Bondi Hardware on a number of occasions. Share plates and a funky vibe, sounds like fun to me! Although my family now lives North West of […]

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GRAIN

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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La Bodeguita del Medio

La Bodeguita del Medio, Sydney (Closed)

March 21, 2012

If there was one thing I had heard about LBDM it was the mojitos. Mojitos are such a great cocktail and probably my all time favourite. They’re an awesome mix of sweet, sour and freshness of mint with just enough soda water for that great fizz. Other than the mojitos I’d not heard too much […]

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Bar H

Bar H, Surry Hills

September 9, 2011

Another day, another Spreets deal. We’d heard good things about Bar H and wanted to go there for ages but with this one coupon we were quite undecided as the value just didn’t seem to be there… sure $69 for dinner for two sounded good, but we couldn’t see how it was worth $160. In […]

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Eau De Vie

Eau De Vie, Darlinghurst

September 2, 2011

I’m not really sure how we decided to make a trip to Eau De Vie, but I guess that really doesn’t matter because we’ve wanted to go for quite some time and trying to remember the finer details after spending a few hours at The Argyle seems all too difficult. Nestled in a nice leafy […]

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Fix St James

Fix St James, Sydney

May 27, 2011

Em and I were organising a girl’s night and had been throwing around a few suggestions of where we could go, Em suggested Fix St James having been there before and highly recommending it and I’d wanted to check it out for quite some time so we locked it in. As soon as I mentioned […]

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Der Raum

Der Raum, Richmond (Closed)

September 9, 2010

After finishing up our epic 5 hour lunch at Loam in Drysdale we headed back to our shortstay apartment in Southbank to cook up a storm with all the fresh produce we had bought that morning from Queen Victoria Markets. Sadly my Thai feast needed to be cut short mostly because we were still so […]

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