Tag: Australia

Dinner Prep in a Tiny Kitchen — Sydney Style

Upon arriving in Sydney, my bestfriend Ana told her friends how great it was to have her chef bestfriend come over…and will be open to cooking dinner. Hence,…

Beautiful Produce: Sydney’s Woolworths

I think one of the greatest challenges of foodstylists in the Philippines is finding great produce. Food that looks like it’s just been picked off the stems or…

Jam Donut

Oh Jam donut, why are you so unforgettable? For those of you who haven’t got a clue on what a Jam Donut cocktail it…you should order it, before…

Picnic Across the Opera House with Bourke Street Bakery Take Aways and Raspberry Wine

Bourke Street Bakery is so famous in Sydney. When Ana would mention it to her friends, they would all sigh and say “mmmm, sausage roll” or “mmm creme…

Adriano Zumbo — pastries inspired by local products

We decided to go for breakfast at Adriano Zumbo. To our dismay, we found out that the cafe was still being renovated…meaning…no real breakfast meals and no refrigerated…

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…

Wagyu Burger at the Rockpool Bar

Entering Rockpool reminds me of those old flapper movies where people dressed greatly and building interiors had large marble posts….in fact, it did have huge marble posts, everyone…

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…

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…

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…

Welcome to Sydney! — David Jones Yogurt and Grill’d Burger

Because of my excitement, I came to Sydney with little amount of sleep and too much excitement…hence, my energy crashing by the second hour of my stay in…

Leaving for Oz!

I think this is the best month of the year! I am finally visiting my best friend, Ana, over in Sydney Australia, home of the “natural” food styling…