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The Wolf Wine Bar, Sydney CBD, wine

If Barrafina was the embodiment of modern, Spanish-influenced cuisine, The Wolf Wine Bar is its younger, wine-loving Italian cousin who recently moved in down the road. And I mean literally down the road; though...
pan-seared scallops with chorizo and sweet corn puree

It shares a neighbourhood with the most polished and formal of skyscrapers in Sydney’s CBD district, you’re more likely to spot the latest in officewear trends with a glance your fellow diners, and...

Paella is the age old Spanish comfort food and now we know where we can find the best of the best. On the 14th of September, the search for the world's best paella chef...

Bags? Check! Phone charger? Check! Friend who you’ve conned into dropping you off at the airport? Check! Phone? Oh God where’s my phone?! That’s right...in my pocket (duh) Are you like me when you travel? Even though I’ve...
Bodega,-Surry-Hills

There was once when my idea of a good night out was skipping dinner (I know, hard to believe nowadays!) and heading out to a club to dance away the night. These days, I...
Naked-For-Satan-pintxos-bar,-Melbourne

My latest fave eat in Melbourne is Naked For Satan. I remember seeing this place at its final stages of preparation for launch mid last year so I was eager to check it out...
The-Hardware-Societe,-Melbourne

If I ever open a cafe, it would be exactly like this. It would be casual and cosy with a romantic charm; there would be fabulous and affordable breakfast and lunch options served on...
Cookbook-review-Paella-by-Alberto-Herraiz-(plus-a-recipe)

Paella.I don't think there is a dish more synonymous with Spanish cuisine. Paella is also the title of a new cookbook (Phaidon Press, 2011) by chef Alberto Herraiz. And you guessed it, this publication,...
Vivaz-Buffet-Restaurant-&-Nightclub, The Rocks

No buffet has ever gotten me as excited as this one. This restaurant has broken the 'quality over quantity' golden rule by giving us both. You heard right... Quality AND Quantity. Lovers of pork crackling...
Razor-clams-and-chorizo-stew

This is my attempt to deal with my post-holiday blues. As I mentioned in the May e-newsletter (you can subscribe to this over on the right), this time, last year, I was taking my...