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Harvest Buffet, The Star Sydney

Harvest Buffet offers a glorious spread from seafood, cold meats and salad to hearty roast beef, osso bucco and delectable desserts. ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~ “Make sure you check out the fried chicken!” Rachael at Access PR tells me. Now who doesn’t like … Continue reading

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Pacific Seafood BBQ House, Richmond

 “The roast duck at Pacific House in Melbourne is definitely comparable to some of the best that Sydney has to offer.” ~~~~~~~~O~~~~~~~~  Everytime I make a trip to Melbourne, I know in the back of my mind that good and … Continue reading

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The debate about the origins of food – a futile food fight?

“In an increasingly transient world, I believe the origins of food are becoming less relevant although I can appreciate why some food lovers would want to lay claim to the roots of its beginning. There is nothing wrong in having … Continue reading

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Momofuku pork buns

It was a much anticipated affair when Momofuku Seiobo opened at Sydney’s newly refurbished casino, The Star in October 2011. What’s all the fuss you might ask? Well it is Korean-American celebrity chef David Chang‘s first restaurant foray into the … Continue reading

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Celebrating friendship with good food and wine

It’s Saturday evening and the invitation is 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start. We have been invited to a wine tasting party hosted by our friends KC and Molly at their home. Among those invited are KC’s friends from medical school … Continue reading

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Celebrating 60 years of great friendship and life

When we received a 60th birthday bash invitation from our friend Chris, Chopinand and I were pleasantly surprised. “Old ruin at old ruin” was the caption on the card, written with the signature wicked humour of his wife Peta. Among … Continue reading

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Lowenbrau Keller, The Rocks, Sydney

There is a lot happening in Sydney this month of October 2011. Not only is the Crave Sydney International Food Festival happening in cafes, restaurants and parks all over Sydney, Oktoberfest is also happening at Bavarian bars, German restaurants and … Continue reading

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Pink Salt, Double Bay, Sydney

“I scored a great deal!” exclaimed Mysaucepan holding up a voucher from one of so many on-line group buying deals now offering fantastic value from restaurants to massages, manicures and car wash. Being a foodie that she is, it must … Continue reading

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Chinese roasted pork belly

When I am feeling decadent (Concise Oxford Dictionary: “a luxurious self-indulgence”, I think of this image. From my years of entertaining family and friends, this is one dish that never fails to excite and satisfy – succulent, melt-in-your-mouth tasty pork … Continue reading

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