Wholesome Offerings @ Local Press, Kingston, ACT

Green Pea Pancake

I’ve been seeing some excellent photos of the food and décor of Local Press in Kingston for a while now and had been meaning to try it for weeks. On my week off between jobs, it was on the list of cafés I wanted to visit and luckily, A and I were able to visit… 

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Carnivores Only @ Chophouse, Sydney CBD, NSW


A and I made a quick decision to dine at Chophouse on a Saturday evening, after viewing the Urbanspoon positive rating of 90% for over 500 votes. We use this algorithm to choose eateries when we’re not sure where we want to go or what we feel like eating. I’m happy to say that Chophouse… 

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Gourmet Hot Dogs @ Broddogs, Belconnen, ACT

American Dog ($7), which came with your choice of dog (Vienna Frankfurt, Spicy Kransky or a Pork Free Dog), pickles, onions, corn relish, ketchup and mustard

Last week, I was lucky enough to have a week off in between jobs and on each day, I visited a café or eatery that has been on my list to try. On Thursday, I frequented Broddogs in Belconnen with Rachi, from Le Bon Vivant, after weeks of reading about it on social media feeds…. 

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Perfect Banh Mi @ Hong Ha, Mascot, NSW

Exterior hong ha

A and I have driven the straight road that connects Sydney and Canberra a few times now and I can confidently say it is always made better when we stock up on Banh Mi at Hong Ha in Mascot for our ride home. By the time we’re halfway between Sydney and Canberra, we’re both in need… 

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Vegan Wonderland @ Sweet Bones Bakery Cafe, Braddon, ACT

The banana bread

When A and I first arrived in Canberra, we were housed in an apartment within the New Acton precinct for three weeks. In this short time, we began acquainted (and obsessed) with Sweet Bones’s amazing banana bread (available at Mocan and Green Grout in New Acton). Since then, A and I have frequented Sweet Bones’s… 

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Our Trip to Malaysia (June 2014)


In June, A and I spent two weeks in Malaysia to visit A’s sister and family, who are currently living in KL. This was my first trip to Asia and I really enjoyed our time there. Even though this trip was primarily made to visit family, we aimed to try as many Malaysian specialities we could…. 

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Beer & Bikes @ Bentspoke Brewing Co., Braddon, ACT

Bentspoke Brewery Bar

I was lucky enough to see my friend David for the second time in a few months, as he returned to Canberra for two days due to work. David had learnt of Bentspoke Brewing Co. before he arrived and organised a group of his friends to meet there. Bentspoke Brewery is a microbrewery, bar and restaurant in… 

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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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