Reviews

Eating with the AU: Gourmet Food Safari's Italian Gourmet Tour of Haberfield (Sydney)

November 29, 2013

From the Turkish delights around Auburn to Korean in Eastwood, Greek in Marrickville and Laotian in Canley Heights, Sydney and its surrounds is a treasure trove of some of the world’s finest cuisines. The reasons are perhaps quite obvious: it’s in these areas where you find these nationalities in their greatest numbers. In the case […]

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Eating with the AU: Janus Italian at Westfield Sydney

October 3, 2013

Since the Centrepoint Tower’s shopping centre remodeled and re-opened its doors a few years ago as Westfield Sydney, the emphasis on quality food has been as much a priority as the hosting of the hottest international clothing brands. Their food court is widely regarded as the best in Sydney – with upmarket restaurants providing many […]

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Eating with the AU: Taxi Dining Room – Federation Square, Melbourne

July 15, 2013

I head down to Melbourne several times a year and always stop off at Federation Square for one reason or another; the latest exhibit at ACMI, a meeting at one of the area’s cafes, a concert in the square or a beer at Transport. But never had I had the opportunity to experience the much […]

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Eating with the AU: Devon Cafe – Surry Hills, Sydney.

July 14, 2013

The latest cafe to enter the trendy Surry Hills scene is Devon, appropriately named on the Central end of Devonshire Street; a sort walk away from the crowded Crown and Bourke Streets, in an area of the suburb which always seems to be reinventing itself. Devon is by far the most upmarket cafe to approach […]

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Eating with the AU: Marly Kitchen – The Marlborough Hotel (Newtown)

July 8, 2013

Everyone wants tacos. Tacos tacos tacos. It’s the pub food craze that has turned places like the Norfolk in Sydney into a must go destination (especially on Taco Tuesdays!). They followed a similar objective with the relaunched Abercrombie and even the Newtown Hotel, while the old Excelsior is making a killing as the rebranded Mexican […]

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Eating with the AU: Miss Peaches ft. Ray Beadle (Newtown, Sydney)

July 2, 2013

A long time fan of food from Continental USA’s Southern most regions, it’s fair to say I’m not spoilt for choice when it comes to finding food of a similar style here in Australia – not to mention price. Some of the ingredients we just don’t have readily available here while some dishes just aren’t […]

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Eating with the AU: Black Penny – Cleveland St, Surry Hills (Sydney)

June 14, 2013

Black Penny is one of the latest bars to make a splash in the trendy Surry Hills scene, with a focus on good vibes, classy decor, live music, unique cocktails and shared dishes to enjoy “between friends”, such as the “scallops in a blanket” ($17), pictured above. One of their most popular cocktails is the […]

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Eating with the AU: Yebisu Izakaya – Regent Place, Sydney

June 3, 2013

The touch-screen supported Izakaya has become a more recent addition to the Sydney food scene, with Wagaya and Mizuya both proving popular destinations for both Japanese locals and westerners with Karaoke rooms, booths for almost all guests and a wide and varied selection of food and drinks on hand. Yebisu Izakaya in Regent Place (next […]

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Eating with the AU: The Animal at the Newtown Hotel, Sydney

February 14, 2013

Upstairs at the recently renovated and reopened, ever-so-popular Newtown Hotel – the latest to join the Keystone Group’s run of venues around Sydney – are two exciting additions to the Newtown nightlife. First, a rooftop cinema, and secondly, a brand new restaurant called The Animal, featuring a fusion of Australian and Greek cuisines. Unlike many […]

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Eating with the AU: TruckStop at Beach Road Hotel, Bondi

January 9, 2013

One of the first food trucks to make a stand on the Sydney scene was Eat Art Truck, with a changing menu that focused on an Asian-American fusion of delicacies – and plenty of other influences along the way. Just like Cantina Mobil before them, who recently opened up a physical storefront off Oxford Street, […]

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Eating with the AU: Eliunt – Extra Virgin Olive Oil Degustation

December 24, 2012

Eliunt are a new company on the market whose objective is to serve the finest extra virgin olive oils from around the world, and educate their users along the way. The company, which launched in Australia earlier this year ahead of its plans to expand internationally, currently sells ten oils from ten regions around the […]

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Eating with the AU: Austin Eats at Austin City Limits.

October 26, 2012

This week, the Big Day Out festival has announced a touring festival first in Australia: the concept that food at a festival should be GOOD. With the amount of Food Trucks now popping up, particularly on the East Coast, there’s no longer any excuse that food at festivals should be limited to Dagwood Dogs and […]

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