Ho Lee Fook, Hong Kong

If you’re after a purist Cantonese dining experience, move right along. Ho Lee Fook is Sino-nouveau cuisine. Playful, modern, exciting. Our experience at Ho Lee Fook was Ho Lee Batman fantastic. When the usual social media call went out for dining recommendations for our Hong Kong escapade, Ho Lee Fook was suggested more than once….

Nomad Restaurant, Surry Hills, Sydney

After a failed attempt at a walk-in (no reservation) dinner at Nomad, I was particularly taken with the glassed-in hanging charcuterie display of smoked & cured carnivorous goodness and knew for my own sake, that I needed to get back there real soon to sample, so I swiftly took matters into my own hands, jumping…

Marque Restaurant, Sydney

One of Sydney’s most recognised restaurants had never been at the top of my “must try” list. I’d read a lot of hype about Marque over the years, yet anyone I know that had eaten there, didn’t ever rave about it, despite it being named Gourmet Traveller’s 2012 Restaurant of the Year.  I got the…

BRAWN on a Sunday, London

49 Columbia Road London E2 7RG http://www.brawn.co From the team behind the ever popular Covent Garden wine bar Terroirs; comes the “cooler” younger sister Brawn, located on East London’s Columbia Road. Since its opening in late 2010, Brawn has had nothing but positive reviews, and so of course it had to be ticked off Gourmet…

Zuni Café, San Francisco

1658 Market Street, San Francisco, CA, United States http://www.zunicafe.com One of the real highlights of our San Francisco trip was a visit to the Zuni café. The Zuni Café cookbook (written by owner Judy Rodgers) has been a staple in our cookbook collection for the last 5 years, so to actually visit the restaurant itself…

Al Fassia, Marrakech

55 Boulevard Zerktouni Guéliz, Marrakech Morocco http://www.alfassia.com January was a fairly sombre month on the eating front. With the plans to detox and literally shed some of that Gourmet Belly meant that there were no new entries on our blog – Sorry folks! But it’s half way through February now, and we are back…to square one,…

The Press Club, Melbourne

72 Flinders St, Melbourne 3000 http://www.thepressclub.com.au Friday night and the weekend’s here, we need to unwind where’s the party Mr. DJ? And so began dinner for 6 girlfriends as a precursor for a big Friday night out in Melbourne. For those of you who don’t know, The Press Club is owned by chef George Calombaris…