Zuma Dubai is undoubtedly the crème de la crème of Japanese-fusion izakaya style fine dining. All the dishes and drinks I tried were perfect to a tee. So given Hong Kong’s menu had some of the items on Duba’s menu, I was interested – how does Zuma Hong Kong compare? Mum and I set out… Continue reading NYE feast @ Zuma, Hong Kong
“Izakaya” are casual drinking holes frequented by Japanese locals after work, where the drinks reign supreme and side dishes accompany the alchohol. At Izakaya Fujiyama, the star of the show is the food. The back streets behind Crown Street in Surry Hills are the new “it” trendy places to be, where little hidden gems can… Continue reading Exceptional Japanese style tapas at Izakaya Fujiyama
As part of our Spring celebrations, Mr. A and I had a long, lazy lunch at So Cal, a Mexican restaurant located on a rooftop in Neutral Bay that opened around a year ago. The street entrance is easy to miss – the restaurant is hidden up a flight of dark, narrow stairs. The decor… Continue reading So-Cal Mexican restaurant just so-so
Last Saturday, Mr. A and I decided to check out the Electric Run in Sydney. We had read about it on various “things to do in Sydney” websites and their official website showed a short reel of a night lit up by hundreds of neon lights. Turns out the Electric Run is held in other… Continue reading Electric Run night fun run
I’ve always had a clear picture in my mind of what the worst meal and restaurant ever would be. All the below very specific criteria would have to be met in order for a restaurant to be crowned the title of “world’s worst restaurant” and “worst meal ever”. Criteria: Bad, bad decor. Think bingo rooms… Continue reading World’s worst restaurant? Try The Huskisson!
A sign of a great restaurant is one you go back to. And for Mr. A and I, the GPO Cheese and Wine Room was a great restaurant. In fact, it’s our favourite place to go for exceptional cheese and wine. This restaurant is a little harder to find on a weekend. It’s located underground,… Continue reading GPO Cheese and Wine Room – great cheese, great wine
Two weeks ago, 30 degrees and humid – meant one thing – after work drinks at Sky Terrace, the rooftop bar at The Star casino complex in Pyrmont overlooking the city skyline. Mr. A and I had been desperately trying to check out Sky Terrace since last Summer! Due to a series of ill-timed visits… Continue reading Sky Terrace – Rooftop Bar at The Star, Pyrmont