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Lunch at The Sanctuary at Peppers Guest House

We loved the ambiance at our hotel. And since we had such a great time eating at their bar the other night, Ana and I decided to try…

Sydney Train Station Eating

At Milson’s point train station, there’s a small friendly eatery called Fisherman’s cove where a lot of working people have lunch. They serve all sorts of food from…

Bills Fantastic Breakfast

Ana took me to Bills for breakfast. Bills is a cafe of one of Australia’s celebrity chefs, Bill Granger. I saw several of his books while I was…

Off the beaten track — Dinner in Shakey Tables in Hunter Valley

Since Hunter Valley dining was a great delight to me and Ana, we decided to go for a spur-of-the-moment-on-the-Hunter-map place and this eventually led us to the Shakey…

Bottom of the Harbor picnic at Balmoral Beach

Sydney really is a convenient city. We lived 15-25 minutes away from 3 beaches…today’s sun bathing was going to happen in Balmoral beach since Ana says it’s a…

Dinner at Peppers Guest House Bar

Ana and I decided to just have dinner in our lovely hotel because we had such a wildly delicious lunch. And so here was what we ordered… really…

Our Hunter Valley Hotel: Peppers Guest House

It was pretty easy to find our way around Hunter Valley thanks to Ana’s GPS. And to find our Hotel Peppers tucked away in the middle of some…

The Best Birthday Dinner Ever at Toko in Surry Hills!

This was my first birthday being away from my family and it was pretty ironic because I was quite excited. Ana took me to one of Sydney’s finest…

The Smelly Cheese Shop in Hunter Valley

I love cheese. I love cheese. I love cheese. And this is the place to go crazy with cheese if you happen to be in the neighborhood. For…

First Time at Sydney Fish Market

The Sydney Fish Market holds a mind-blowing array of edible living creatures from all over the world! I was just overwhelmed by the variety of everything fresh…there were…

Messina Gelateria, Darlinghurst — creative gelatos!

Off to more food adventures, we headed to Messina Gelateria in Darlinghurst. Before we could enter, we had to go through a throng of children just getting their…

Assisting Janet Mitchell, one of Australia’s top food stylists

I was in great luck to be given the opportunity to assist one of Australia’s top food stylists, Janet Mitchell. It was pretty surreal at first but as…

Mad Pizza Bar, Darlinghurst — a wonderful pizza experience!

Darlinghurst is an area in Sydney that’s famous for eating. With little cafes lining up their streets, it’s pretty hard to pick-out places that might be just good…

A Fine First Lunch At Margan Restaurant, Hunter Valley

By my fifth day in Sydney, Ana and I were off to Hunter Valley, a wine country that has become one of the world’s best known wine making…

Do as the locals do — Campos Coffee Newtown

Ana took me on a quick drive tour of her old university. But before that, she introduced me to some of her uni friends at their favorite coffee…

Mater Turkish in New Town

Ana took me to New Town to meet up with some of her friends at the University. New Town, she says, is famous for multicultural cuisine and vintage…