Best Value Set Menus For Sharing

Best Value Set Menus For Sharing I’m greedy! Not for quantity, but for variety and quality. So I love set menus for sharing food – a chance to sample lots of different dishes rather than just have a plate or two to myself. Let’s share some food together soon at one of my fun food […]

Best Value Seafood Spots in Sydney

Best Value Seafood Spots in Sydney It’s long been an occupational hazard that I eat quite a bit of outstanding seafood. And for me simple is often best. After something fancier? Here’s my pick of Sydney’s fine-dining seafood restaurants. Fresh Aussie seafood doesn’t need anything tricky done to it, nor does it need flash surrounds. […]

Best Seafood Restaurants in Sydney

Best Seafood Restaurants in Sydney Love seafood? You’ve come to the right place! Sydney is arguably the best seafood city in the world, with freshness, diversity and smart chefs who know how to treat it right! Check out these great value casual seafood spots too! Most of Sydney’s top restaurants have seafood-heavy menus showcasing the […]

Top 5 Sydney’s Best Chicken

Top 5 Sydney’s Best Chicken When I was a kid, chicken was a delicacy saved for Sunday best and Mum’s roast chook was the highlight of the week. Like chicken? You’ll love my online Indonesian cooking class with satay chicken & ayam bakar!  Then charcoal chicken shops spread throughout the ‘burbs, supermarkets installed rotisseries and […]

Top 5 Counter Dining in Sydney

Top 5 Counter Dining in Sydney I’m not talking about the counter meals I enjoy in outback pubs on long road trips here. This counter dining is the modern, urbane incarnation where, rather than sit at a fancy clothed table … Join me on a Food & Wine Adventure in Sydney Soon! … you perch […]

Top 5 Persian Food & Culture

Top 5 Persian Food & Culture Like this list? You’ll love my online Persian cooking class! Persian is one of the world’s oldest and most sophisticated cultures and cuisines. Aqueducts built around 3,000 years ago are still used to grow produce in the arid interior of modern-day Iran, and 2,000-year-old buildings, used to keep ice […]

Top 5 Thai Restaurants

Top 5 Thai Restaurants in Sydney Given how ubiquitous they are today, it’s hard to believe Sydney’s first Thai restaurants only opened in the late ‘70s. Like Thai food? You’ll love my online Thai cooking class inspired by David Thompson! Now suburbs are awash with cheap-and-cheerful spots churning out repetitive menus of fish cakes, red […]

Top 5 Places To Drink (& Eat)

Sometimes (OK, often) what I drink is as important as what I eat – and sometimes it’s more important. The eats still have to be good of course (and inclusion on this list is in no way an indictment of the food at these establishments), but sometimes I just feel like grazing my way through […]

Top 5 Portuguese Shops

The inner western suburb of Petersham is Sydney’s ‘Little Portugal’ – with everything you need for a vicarious Portuguese gourmet tour in a short strip of New Canterbury Road. There’s a butcher, a baker, a deli, liquor store and authentic Portuguese chicken shop. Here’s where to stock up on Sydney’s best Portuguese food and drink. […]

Top 5 Vegetarian Menus

  Have you noticed how ‘plant-based menus’ have replaced ‘vegetarian menus’? It makes sense; while vegetarian smacks of mung beans and anaemic-looking hippies – plant-based speaks to concern for the planet’s limited resources and our own well-being. Vegetarian is a lifestyle but plant-based is just a menu option. Far from being fringe, many of Sydney’s […]

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