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Celebrating our 10th birthday with Salmon and Bear and Zomato!

Running a blog is hard. I mean, you gotta feed it, care for it, help it grow... it's kind of like taking care of a child, with the hopes that one day it's going...

A cornucopia of Christmas colours started slowly filling the dining table as many bloggers and top Zomato food reviewers began to feast with their eyes (and no doubt contemplate the Instagram photo possibilities). I had...

Wow! To believe it has been 10 years since the beginning of this blog.  From it’s humble beginnings of posts that recounted weekly dining experiences filled with photos taken on one of those early...
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The quest for a good Báhn Mì takes you to many fine establishments, invariably titled with a number in the name to mark the year their Vietnamese owners opened shop, emigrated – or just...

Aristotle's is a new little gem in the Neutral Bay restaurant scene, transporting diners to a stunning Mediterranean Greek oasis. Located just off the busy Military Road, a mere stone’s throw from the city,...
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Sure, I’ve eaten at vegetarian places before but never somewhere vegan that is completely dairy free, gluten free, meat free and raw. With all that taken out, what the hell is left, right?! As...

Whenever I visit Manly I get the exhilarating feeling of being on a holiday in my own city, whether it is snorkelling off Shelly beach, strolling down the bustling main street, or simply sitting...

Move over cold winter air! Spring is taking over, coming at us with it's warm embrace, brightening our days with blooming flowers and spoiling us with produce at their peak. And if you thought...

Growing up, I was taught that stealing was bad… clearly Thievery didn’t get the memo. With an idea that the “menu was stolen from a big shot chef”, I don’t mind though, because the...

Luke Nguyen is a Vietnamese Australian chef and restaurateur best known for cooking authentic Southeast Asian cuisine with a modern Australian twist. He first rose to fame after opening Surry Hills eatery Red Lantern...