Iconic Thai @ Sailors Thai Canteen, The Rocks, NSW

Goong Tod Prik Kang

A and I felt like Thai cuisine during our last visit to Sydney, and A recommended an old favourite of hers, Sailors Thai. This iconic restaurant is housed in a heritage listed building in The Rocks and was established in the early 90’s. Even after thirty-or-so years, Sailors Thai is still a Sydney favourite for authentic… 

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Mushroom Burger @ The Cupping Room, Canberra CBD, ACT

Field Mushroom Burger

Last Sunday, Rachi (blogger of Le-Bon Vivant) and I caught up for lunch at The Cupping Room. It was my first time trying The Cupping Room and I had heard great things about their coffee. On Twitter, Rachi mentioned that she’d been wanting to try the Mushroom Burger at The Cupping Room as part of the… 

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Mexican Night @ Pilgrim’s Vegetarian Café, Milton, NSW

North Shore Plate

We celebrated A’s birthday this year in Mollymook on the South Coast of NSW. In my research for great food options around the area, I came across Pilgrim’s in Milton, a few kilometres up the road from Mollymook. During the day, Pilgrim’s serves wholesome burgers, breakfast dishes and juices however every Friday and Saturday night… 

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Greek Indulgence @ Gazi, Melbourne CBD, VIC

Beef Souvlakakia

My favourite meal during our recent Melbourne trip was at George Colombaris’s restaurant, Gazi. Both A and I love Greek food but haven’t dined at a lot of Greek restaurants in Australia and were excited to indulge in some Greek favourites. We decided Gazi would be a perfect option for Sunday lunch, but hadn’t booked… 

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Fantastic Coffee @ Farmer’s Daughter, Yarralumla, ACT

Welsh Rabbit

One of the things I miss about Perth is Fiori coffee beans. As much as I’m loving the aspect of trying new coffee beans, sometimes you just want the familiar. I’m also missing the expertly made coffee at Ingredient Tree in Wembley, which uses Genovese coffee beans and has become another favourite of mine. Here… 

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Thai Delight @ Thai Garden Restaurant, Dickson, ACT

red curry with duck

I’m a strong believer that everyone needs a local eatery that is their ‘go-to’. In Perth, A and I had Ha-Lu in Mount Hawthorn and I’m happy to say that we’ve now found our go-to in Canberra – Thai Garden Restaurant in Dickson. It’s a small eatery that manages to meet all of our requirements - fantastic… 

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Breakfast Boards @ Tall Timber, Prahran, VIC

Breaky Board ($15)

On our last morning in Melbourne, A and I decided to walk down the iconic Chapel Street. For breakfast beforehand, we decided to try Tall Timber, as we had passed the eatery the day before and were intrigued at this bustling cafe situated on the corner of Commercial Road and Perth Street. We arrived at an… 

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Fantastic Tapas @ Parlour Wine Room, New Acton, ACT

Gamba con ajo y chilli

A and I headed to Parlour Wine Room for pre-movie wine and tapas on a Saturday evening. The wine list at Parlour Wine Room is fantastic – with a great mix of local and international wines. I opted for a glass of Cruzat classic brut NV, Mendoza ($13) whereas A ordered a glass of the… 

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Nothing to Fault @ Hardware Société, Melbourne CBD, VIC


Our favourite breakfast during our Melbourne trip was at The Hardware Société, which A discovered through Urbanspoon. We both decided we had to try it after we noticed it had 6994 votes but held a 90% positive rating – a pretty good indication it was worth a visit. When we arrived, we had to wait… 

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