Le Bernardin

Le Bernardin, New York, USA

August 13, 2013

Deciding which restaurants – and in particular which Michelin starred restaurants – to go to in New York was one of the hardest things I had to do (#firstworldproblems). We decided we *had* to dine at Per Se or Eleven Madison Park (yes, sadly we had to choose between the two) but selecting other restaurants […]

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Flying Fish

Flying Fish, Pyrmont

May 1, 2013

This year I decided to take Dylan to Flying Fish for his birthday. I’d been a couple of times for corporate lunches but Dylan had never managed to get there himself. He bought me Peter Kuruvita’s My Sri Lanka DVD for my birthday and although Peter no longer works at Flying Fish, once Dylan watched […]

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Sydney Seafood School

Sydney Seafood School with Giovanni Pilu, Pyrmont

April 13, 2013

In January I turned 30 and my family and friends spoiled me like you wouldn’t believe. My amazing brother and his girlfriend bought me a gift voucher for Sydney Seafood School. I was absolutely blown away by their generosity and as you can imagine I was completely stoked to be heading back to SSS after […]

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Get Shucked

Get Shucked, Bruny Island

March 30, 2013

Get Shucked is a locally owned and operated company on Bruny Island. In 2004 Joe Bennett and his partner purchased the farm and have since turned it into a well known business. From October to May they’re open 10-5pm, 7 days a week. From June to September they’re open 10-4pm, Monday to Friday. Shucked oysters […]

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Cafe Sydney

Café Sydney, Sydney

February 17, 2013

Lunch with a long lost friend on a summery Sunday. Café Sydney had to be the choice with stunning water views and a contemporary menu where everyone can find something they like. Previously I’ve received nothing but hospitable service at Café Sydney. Unfortunately this time around we didn’t seem to hit things off with our […]

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Sydney Seafood School

Sydney Seafood School with David Thompson, Pyrmont

June 2, 2012

David Thompson fell in love with Thailand on a trip there in 1986. He subsequently moved to Bangkok where he learnt the fundamentals of Thai cooking and spent many years researching techniques and recipes. David opened his first restaurant in 1991, Darley Street Thai, which was awarded Best Thai Restaurant in the SMH Good Food […]

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