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Brickfields, Chippendale

Last weekend, we headed into the city for the Surry Hills Festival. But before that, we started our morning in Chippendale – a small City suburb, which I think hadn’t really gained mainstream popularity...

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Brio Pyrmont, Pyrmont

Last week, D2D and I went to see Strictly Ballroom the musical at the Lyric Theatre, The Star in Pyrmont! With an early show start at 7pm, we did some Googling to find a...

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Busan and Jeju, South Korea

South Korea!! In August (just last month), D2D and I went on a three week trip to Hong Kong, South Korea and Shanghai. We traveled to South Korea via a Cantonese speaking tour, Sunflower....

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Four in Hand, Paddington

For D2D’s birthday family dinner this year, we went to Four in Hand! D2D and I had been here before, but just to eat at their bar, which serves surprisingly good food. But this...

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The Milk Bar by Cafe Ish, Redfern

Redfern has been rapidly growing with cafes for a while! Maybe it’s the proximity to Surry Hills, which seems to have overfilled with hipster cafes to the point that they’ve spilled over into Redfern...

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The Hill Eatery, Bondi Beach

  Last weekend felt a bit like summer (but it was actually spring) with cloudless sunny skies – it was amazing! After a long cold winter and bouts of rain, we finally emerge to...

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Otto Ristorante, Woolloomooloo

This is almost a new favourite restaurant of ours! I love the Woolloomooloo area, with the wharf styled apartments, waterfront views and being near the NSW Art Gallery. Along the wharf strip are a...

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Coast 175, Ettalong

Almost a month since the last post – and since we flew off to Hong Kong, South Korea and Shanghai! Now we’re back in drizzling Sydney, but were blessed with a bright cloudless sky...

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Good Food and Wine Show 2014

Back in late June 2014, D2D and I attended the 2014 Good Food and Wine Show. I’ve been to the show for the past four or five years now and this time around it’s...

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Element 6, West Ryde

It’s not often that we eat out at a cafe local to the area we live in (the Hills) or in a nearby suburb. Instead, we often venture out to the city (ie. Surry...

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Mister Close, Melbourne

Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside. – Mark Twain Welcome to Mister Close – a cafe full of...

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Coda Restaurant, Melbourne

On Day 2, we headed for Melbourne Museum where we saw the Top Designs 2014 exhibition, showcasing up and coming student designers in mechanics, magazines, clothes, food, businesses, architecture! We then went to Thread...

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Twenty & Six, North Melbourne

Let’s hit the day running! When we flew at 6:45am from Sydney to Melbourne and checked into our Oaks on William hotel, D2D led us to this breakfast spot. Even though it’s prime brunch...

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Bar H, Surry Hills

A while back, we had first come to Bar H for their degustation using a Groupon (or something) voucher. We were most impressed by their salt bush, which was the first item on the...