Snapshot of Europe: Stonehenge & Bath

More than 150 kilometres drive out of London, this old city was built by the Romans in early AD60’s as a luxury retreat. Though only ruins of the early Roman baths now remain, this is nonetheless a beautiful city with stunning Georgian architecture and a bounty of quirky little shops and markets scattered across the city. … Continue reading

Snapshots of Europe: London, UK

This is meant to be a snapshot of my time in Europe, and no doubt a very, very small snapshot of all the photographs I have taken (approximately 6000 photographs, at about 100GB of data, not counting all the ‘clicks‘  I had culled on the way). I will try my best to recommend places that … Continue reading

Donwoori – Korean BBQ

Following on from the previous post on a splash out haute cuisine, todays will strike a stark contrast with an evening at a bargain Korean BBQ in Melbourne. They are worlds apart in price, dining experience, and fussiness of food, yet they can be just as satisfying. Whilst shoebox sized and poorly publicised, compared with … Continue reading

The Ledbury << World’s No.14 best restaurant of 2012

Before I begin, I shall digress with a few photos of the beautiful suburb The Ledbury is located in: Notting Hill. If and when you do visit (of course you must) it is worthwhile spending some time exploring Portobello market. It is full of antiques, interesting knick knacks, excellent cafes and loads of fresh produce. … Continue reading

French on Collins part 2 of 2, Henry and the Fox

This is one of Paul Mathis’ semi-new establishments – headed by 2011’s Young Chef of the year Michael Fox – coming almost 6 months before the recent surfacing of South Wharf’s Akachochin and Sharing House. Why now that we get invited one might ask? Paul Mathis was quite frank about this point, pointing out the … Continue reading

French on Collins part 1 of 2, Mr Mason

I was invited to Mr Mason a while-while back to try out a selection of their French inspired menu. The restaurant features several partitions of space – bar, dining, outdoor terrace – finished in a beautiful deep mahogany. It is warm but relaxed with a jazzy vibe. Perusing the menu, one’s eyes were immediately drawn … Continue reading

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