Surry Hills

Caffe Sicilia’s Heinz Beck ‘Legacy Degustation’: Michelin starred dining in Sydney

January 12, 2013
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Sometimes sifting through the motony of emails, wading through the newsletters, spam and group deals, will yield rewarding little nuggets of pure gold – a golden ticket as it were. Was I interested in a masterclass with 3 Michelin starred chef, Heinz Beck? I replied with lightning speed to the invitation – you betcha I’m […]

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Paddock to Plate: A degustation of beefed up foodblogger creations

April 17, 2011
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My much anticipated followup to the previous post is here. In my last post I introduced The Paddock to Plate project that I and 7 other foodbloggers were participating in, a project designed to increase the appreciation of the process and energy required to get a beef product from paddock to plate. I had been […]

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Rejoicing in the long Friday lunch at Marque

September 2, 2010
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Dining at a three hat restaurant is reserved for special occasions and this occasion was no exception. There were a couple of important milestones to celebrate amongst my colleagues; JC had reached a significant target at work and The Bride had an impending marriage date and was more than happy to shout it proudly to […]

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Monkey Magic, Surry Hills

July 6, 2010
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The words “Monkey Magic” evoke very fond childhood memories for me. Memories of running home from primary school with my brother; scooting up to the TV as close as we dared without crossing that invisible line that would make our mother scold us about going short-sighted; and watching the afternoon cartoon session that included a […]

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Good thaimes at Longrain

May 13, 2009

Yes, clearly I couldn’t help myself when the opportunity presented itself to take a stab at a Thai pun name. Oh, I’m not making fun of Longrain – we’re great friends – we go way back. Before I discovered the tasty Thai fare there, I discovered their very delectable Bloody Mary. It’s the Bloody Mary […]

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Pizza challenge! And in third place: Pizza Mario

February 19, 2009

The third stop in the pizza challenge was one I’ve been looking forward to. I haven’t been to Pizza Mario in ages and certainly definitely not since they moved to the new St Margaret’s complex location. I blogged about Napoli certified pizzas in an earlier post, and Pizza Mario is the only pizzeria in Australia […]

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The pizza challenge! First stop: Pizza e Birra

February 6, 2009

After my earlier post: “The world’s best pizza“, I’ve been frequenting a few reputable pizza joints of late, with the intention of identifying my favourite pizza place in Sydney. It’s about time I started writing up my observations to date, so the first pizza joint that went under the microscope was Pizza e Birra. After […]

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I feel like (Red Lantern’s) chicken tonight…

January 12, 2009

I seem to be going through a salad phase as I decided to make Vietnamese chicken and cabbage salad for dinner tonight. My best friend first introduced me to this delicious dish, known as “goi ga“. I remember her ordering it in a small restaurant in Canley Heights and being a little sceptical at first […]

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