North Bondi Fish, Bondi

Winter in Sydney can be spectacular. On a sunny Saturday, we lunched by the beachfront at North Bondi Fish, formally the home of the now defunct North Bondi Italian. This is the newest venture of the entrepreneurial Australian chef, Matt Moran. We were seated perfectly, by the floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking the beach at North Bondi with…

The Carrington Hotel, Surry Hills

Sometimes matters of the heart call for discussion over matters of the belly. In the mood for sampling some pintxos, off we went to The Carrington, Surry Hills. Popping up on various recommended lists and having frequented the place prior, but not reviewed it, thought we would back track to remember what all the fuss…

Tapelia, Valencia

Avenida de Francia, 27 Valencia, Spain http://www.tapelia.com   The need of an antioxidant and vitamin D boost led me to Valencia for the La Tomatina Festival in Bunyol. As they say, when in Valencia, do as the Valencians. Eat Paella. So we were definitely planning on sampling what the locals declare to be the original…