Monthly Archive: August, 2012

Lazy Sunday yum cha

One of my strongest childhood memories is the Saturday or Sunday drive to Dragon Palace in Subiaco or Jumbo in Belmont for dim sum lunch. It wasn’t a fond memory. I suffered car… Continue reading

Tapas night

Ok, here goes my third attempt at this post. Version one the words vanished, version two, the images didn’t post as a gallery and were huge! Last week we visited Jezebelle in Guildford, opposite… Continue reading

To the Cape

Last year during a fleeting weekend down south for a wedding, without children in tow, we managed to snare a last minute booking at the restaurant at Cape Lodge. We had been using The… Continue reading

Dear Friends

Dear Friends… Looking back through my photo archives I think about a third of the photos I have taken in the past year or two have been of food. That runs into the hundreds,… Continue reading

Sayers Sister

So rarely do I get the chance to eat out during the day that I decided to skip the delicious cake counter at Tuck Shop to zip down to Sayers Sister. It’s located… Continue reading

Tucking in…

I finally made it to the Tuck Shop in Newcastle Street, Northbridge the other day. Best laid plans (ie work) meant a lunchtime not brunch time arrival, so I was pleased that the… Continue reading


When I get a mid-afternoon sugar craving my thoughts turn to Crumbs. I first visited Crumbs in New York in 2009. This is the display case at the Crumbs store at Hollywood &… Continue reading

Pub meal

A couple of weekends ago we went to the Kingsway with three other families. The bistro has a big menu, a specials menu, a varied kids menu and best of all you pay… Continue reading

Smells like cinnamon

There’s nothing quite like the combination of warm dough, cinnamon and icing. I love visiting Cinnabon in the US – no one here makes anything quite like their mini cinnamon buns. So with… Continue reading

From the archives

A quick snap of a favourite meal from last year…so quick, hearty, nourishing – and cheap! Chicken Rice!