Meatball and Wine Bar: Simple Italian food at its best

Meatball and Wine Bar is a Italian restaurant situated in Flinders Lane famous for their meatball dishes. The owner, Gemmo Chit lives between Italy and Australia working the land and producing amazing quality beef and this restaurant is the modern day representation of his belief in high quality produce delivered in an simple and welcoming…… Continue reading Meatball and Wine Bar: Simple Italian food at its best

Grace of India: Authentic Indian cuisine in Kirribili

Opening in 1993, Grace of India is one of the longest standing Indian restaurants in Sydney and it’s not hard to see why. The venue serves up authentic indian dishes, and the owner and head chef, Santokh, makes a point of personally greeting every single customer with a smile, an exclamation of “boss!”, and maybe…… Continue reading Grace of India: Authentic Indian cuisine in Kirribili

Ribs and Rumps Macquarie Park: A haven for meat lovers

Ribs and Rumps is a steakhouse diner chain famous for their high quality ribs and steaks in a casual dining atmosphere. We visited the Macquarie Park location for a casual dinner one weekday evening. We ordered the beef ribs and roasted chicken combo with mash potato and coleslaw to share. This was a delicious dish…… Continue reading Ribs and Rumps Macquarie Park: A haven for meat lovers

Originals Burger Co: A hearty feed awaits on Sydney’s Northern Beaches

Originals Burger Co is a American style burger diner located in Brookvale, in Sydney’s Northern Beaches. It was opened by a group of three friends, two from Manly and one from Bondi who put aside the traditional northern beaches versus eastern suburbs rivalry and worked together to bring delicious burgers to Brookvale. We came here…… Continue reading Originals Burger Co: A hearty feed awaits on Sydney’s Northern Beaches

Gelato Messina: Decadent gelato and cakes

Gelato Messina is probably the most famous ice cream parlour in Australia, known for high quality and delicious ice cream as well as their decadent weekly specials. I have been to the Fitzroy Messina countless times (often for a sneaky snack after brunch) and this post will go through my last three orders from this…… Continue reading Gelato Messina: Decadent gelato and cakes

Jim’s Greek Tavern: A true Greek dining experience

Jim’s Greek Tavern is practically a Melbourne institution. What is most interesting about the dining experience at Jim’s Greek Tavern is that there is no menu, instead, the waiter verbally presents you with food options and offers suggestions, and you’re able to request any dishes you want. I came here one Saturday night for dinner…… Continue reading Jim’s Greek Tavern: A true Greek dining experience

Assaggi Italiani: A local Italian joint

Assaggi Italiani is a cozy little family run joint in the heart of the Malvern shopping precinct. It serves up authentic italian food that is sure to leave you feeling warm and content. I came here one night for a meal with my family and enjoyed sampling a range of dishes. To start we ordered…… Continue reading Assaggi Italiani: A local Italian joint

Okami: Great value Japanese all you can eat in Footscray

Okami is a Japanese restaurant that has an all you can eat offer where you can order a constant stream of food for an hour and a half. We were keen to check it out and came on a Saturday night with hungry bellies and will share some highlights from the experience. One of the…… Continue reading Okami: Great value Japanese all you can eat in Footscray

Adriano Zumbo: The dessert king in Melbourne

Adriano Zumbo, is probably Australia’s most recognisable dessert and pastry king, known for his macaron tower that starred on Masterchef years ago. Since then, he has expanded his stores from Sydney to Melbourne and being huge fans, we have visited this store many times for a variety of occasions and treats and will share them…… Continue reading Adriano Zumbo: The dessert king in Melbourne

Burma Lane: South East Asian cuisine with Western influences

Burma Lane is run by the same team than also runs Red Spice Road. It serves up Asian inspired tapas and sharing style dishes that combine Asian and modern Australian flavours. We came here one evening in a group of three for dinner and will share that experience with you. To start we got a…… Continue reading Burma Lane: South East Asian cuisine with Western influences