Restaurants

Captain Melville, Melbourne, Australia

If you went to RMIT in the ’80s or ’90s...

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Mahn Doo, Melbourne, Australia

Mahn Doo is a Korean Dumpling Bar and Restaurant in...

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Water Flame, Melbourne, Australia

I walk along Little Lonsdale Street several times a week...

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NikuNiku, Melbourne, Australia

A Japenese restaurant opened up closeby a couple of years...

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Europe 2019 retrospective

For my Europe trip this year I decided to head...

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Frenzi, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

After a great meal at Frenzi last year I wanted...

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Cafe Luxembourg, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

After my beers at Gollem Raamsteeg I walked southeast towards...

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Cocotte, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

I started to wander over to the west of Amsterdam...

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Ribsfactory Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

I noticed Ribsfactory as I was heading to Gollem Amstelstraat...

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Le Cabaretier, Lyon, France

On a sunny Sunday I ventured over to old Lyon...

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L’Espace Carnot, Lyon, France

Saturday morning in Lyon and I’d jumped on the tram...

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Grand Slam Burger, Montpellier, France

After my afternoon of drinking beer in Montpellier’s old town...

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Chez Ouam, Montpellier, France

My second morning in Montpellier had me in the west...

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Il Pizzaiolo, Montpellier, France

Pretty much right next door to La FabRiK is Il...

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Restaurant Insensé, Montpellier, France

After my coffee at the excellent Café Latitude I continued...

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Café Latitude, Montpellier, France

I really liked Café Latitude in the little oasis of...

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La Crêperie de la Comédie, Montpellier, France

I’d left Toulouse around midday and the train trundled through...

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L’Ane Qui Tousse, Toulouse, France

The name L’Ane Qui Tousse translates to The Coughing Donkey...

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The Black Lion, Toulouse, France

This morning I walked around Toulouse through the Grand Rond...

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Tchin, Toulouse, France

After a walk around the area near Basilique Saint-Sernin de...

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Le Péry, Toulouse, France

After my drink at La Mécanique des Fluides I wandered...

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La Tanière, Bordeaux, France

After my beers at The Frog & Rosbif I ventured...

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Le 1925, Bordeaux, France

After a bit of a walk around Bordeaux it was...

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Le Grand Café, Bordeaux, France

I’d wandered around the windy streets of Bordeaux for an...

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Comptoir Sainte Croix (Poulhouse), Bordeaux, France

After a siesta back at my hotel. I checked the...

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Cité du Vin, Bordeaux, France

On my first morning in Bordeaux I’d jumped on the...

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Yat Chui Pavilion, Kowloon, Hong Kong

I bookended my Europe trip with a night in Hong...

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London House, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

I think I’ve been here several years when the bar...

Read MoreJune 9, 2019

Laksa Bar, Melbourne, Australia

Laksa Bar is an asain resturant up near the corner...

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Gypsy and Pig, Melbourne, Australia

Gypsy and Pig, located at the corner of Little Lonsdale...

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Fancy Hanks, Melbourne, Australia

I’m very much a carnivore so when a friend suggested...

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Koukla, Daylesford, Australia

After the drive up from Melbourne at some ungodly hour...

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Peppers Mineral Springs Hotel, Hepburn Springs, Australia

For our offsite we were checked into Peppers Mineral Springs...

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Sault, Daylesford, Australia

On the final evening of our work offsite we headed...

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Lake House, Daylesford, Australia

I was lucky enough to be at a work offsite...

Read MoreMay 1, 2019

Beneath Driver Lane, Melbourne, Australia

Beneath Driver Lane is a funky little bar with a...

Read MoreApril 14, 2019

Japan 2018 trip – a retrospective

My fourth trip to Japan took place in the northern...

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Masamune, Akasaka, Tokyo, Japan

The last day of my 4th Japan trip had arrived...

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Ottotto Brewery, Hamamatsucho, Tokyo, Japan

After my offal yakitori I headed pretty much next door...

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Akitaya Toriyaki, Hamamatsucho, Tokyo, Japan

If you don’t go out of your comfort zone every...

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Barley Wheat, Hamamatsucho, Tokyo, Japan

My final full day in Tokyo became a bit of...

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Pongala Curry, Akasaka, Tokyo, Japan

Pongala Curry is a small chain of Sri Lankan curry...

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Craft Meat, Tokyo, Japan

There’s two things I like when I travel – beer...

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Toritetsu, Akasaka, Tokyo, Japan

After a couple of beers at the 82 Ale House...

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Yona Yona Beer Kitchen, Akasaka-Mitsuke, Tokyo, Japan

After exploring some more of Akasaka in the morning with...

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Sansa, Minato, Tokyo, Japan

I was now back in Tokyo for the tail end...

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Kushikatsu Daruma, Kitashinchi, Osaka, Japan

I was only in Osaka for a short time and...

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Neiro, Kobe, Japan

There are a number of restaurants in the lower floors...

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HOPSTAND, Kobe, Japan

After a quick subway ride from Shin-Kobe to Sannomiya station...

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The Veranda at Kobe, Kobe, Japan

After arriving in Kobe a little earlier I wanted to...

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Danshuu, Himeji, Japan

Back from Okayama and a couple of sakes at Kokoromi...

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Hekisuien, Okayama, Japan

I decided to make a quick day trip to Okayama...

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Public House Hosanna, Himeji, Japan

Another hidden gem! A 10 minute walk south of Himeji...

Read MoreJanuary 6, 2019

2018 travel retrospective

My how 2018 has flown by. I was lucky enough...

Read MoreDecember 31, 2018

Cafe Saintmaria Nagomi, Himeji, Japan

After visiting Himeji Castle and walking back down the main...

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Moja Curry, Himeji, Japan

After the late lunch at Sumiemon I wasn’t looking for...

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Sumiemon, Himeji, Japan

After the quick shinkansen ride from Kyoto to Himeji I...

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BEER PUB Takumiya, Kyoto, Japan

BEER PUB Takumiya is a place you MUST go to....

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Hub British Pub, Kyoto, Japan

I’d spent the morning doing a bit of sightseeing. First...

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Kushiyaki Manten, Kyoto, Japan

After the excellent beers at Beer Komachi I decided I wanted...

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Nagahama Roman Beer, Nagahama, Japan

I headed a little bit out of Kyoto to Nagahama...

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Gottie’s Beef Shijo Kiyamachi, Kyoto, Japan

After some very good beers at BeerBar MIYAMA162 I got the mobile...

Read MoreNovember 25, 2018

Yakitori Daikichi Marunouchi, Toyama, Japan

My time in Toyama was drawing to a close and...

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Nagoyameshi Nagodori, Toyama, Japan

After my less than overwhelming drink and snack at Oeuf...

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Oeuf, Toyama, Japan

The review sites and the map of Japanese craft beer...

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Okaman, Toyama, Japan

After a bit of a look around Toyama I was...

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Izakaya Hosokawa, Toyama, Japan

After the ~330km trip from Tokyo to Toyama on the...

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Kanazawa Katsuzo, Ark Hills, Tokyo, Japan

When I first stayed at the ANA InterContinental Tokyo several years...

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Craft Beer Market, Toranomon, Tokyo, Japan

I’d arrived in Tokyo the previous evening for my 4th...

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Kai Kee Restaurant, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

The final day of my holiday had arrived and I...

Read MoreSeptember 30, 2018

Pizza Express, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Pizza Express is where the Eastside Tavern used to be....

Read MoreSeptember 26, 2018

Yat Chui Pavilion Dim Sum, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Easy to find, right across the road from the Kowloon...

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Fung Ming Yuen, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Fung Ming Yuen is a typical Chinese eatery in East Tsim...

Read MoreSeptember 19, 2018

Café Marcella, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

My time in Amsterdam was coming to a close so...

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Frenzi, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

I’m really glad that I stumbled upon Frenzi. After getting...

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Pavlov, Den Haag, The Netherlands

After Mingle Mush and a bit of a walk around...

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Mingle Mush, Den Haag, The Netherlands

I’d jumped on the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den...

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Café ‘t Monumentje, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

For Sunday brunch I headed into the western part of...

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Brasserie FLO Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Brasserie FLO Amsterdam is part of the sprawling Eden Hotel Amsterdam...

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De Nachtwacht, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

On the western side of Rembrandt Square is a steak...

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Bar Langendijk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

After walking around East Amsterdam for a couple of hours...

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Martin’s Social Club, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Feeling a little slow on Saturday morning after one too...

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Three Sisters Pub, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Another pub looking out on Rembrandt Square is Three Sisters...

Read MoreAugust 1, 2018

The Old Bell, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

I was still getting my bearings around Rembrandt Square when...

Read MoreJuly 29, 2018

La Luge, Saint Michel, Paris, France

For my final dinner in Paris before heading off to...

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Le Bar Du Marché, Paris, France

After a morning walking tour around Le Marais with Paris...

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Le Saint Séverin, Saint Michel, Paris, France

In Saint Michel you will see the name Severin everywhere…...

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Chez Suzette, Saint Michel, Paris, France

Some friends suggested I get a crepe at one of...

Read MoreJuly 11, 2018

La Reserve de Quasimodo, Paris, France

Close to the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris is a small cafe...

Read MoreJuly 4, 2018

La Petite Hostellerie, Saint Michel, Paris, France

I’d had a lazy Sunday and didn’t have lunch… surviving...

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Café le Petit Pont, Saint Michel, Paris, France

After a bit of a siesta after a Saturday of...

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Rim Café, Saint-Michel, Paris, France

After a couple of beers at Frog XVI, I got...

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Le Cafe Du Trocadero, Trocadero, Paris, France

To the north west of the Eiffel Tower, right on...

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La Cochonnaille, Saint-Michel, Paris, France

Close to the hotel was another restaurant I’d passed and...

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The Bombardier, Paris, France

In the morning I’d gone on a Hemingway’s Paris walking...

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Les Balkans, Saint-Michel, Paris, France

After walking probably 10km around Paris during the day I...

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Castel Café, Paris, France

My first full day in Paris saw me wake up...

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Pizza Sarno, St Michel, Paris, France

After a quick snooze at Albe Hôtel after the flight from...

Read MoreMay 27, 2018

Fatt’s Place, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Just down the road from The Hart hotel is Fatt’s Place,...

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Hung Lee Kitchen, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

After checking in at Hart Hotel I wanted to revisit...

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Curry Vault, Melbourne, Australia

It had been a little while since I’d been to...

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Ji Biru, Singapore

A search for Craft Beer in Singapore bought up Ji...

Read MoreMarch 25, 2018

Fremantle Seafood Market, Singapore

Fremantle Seafood Market is a restaurant at Clarke Quay on...

Read MoreMarch 21, 2018

Little Island Brewing, Singapore

Out by the northern end of the western runway for...

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The Modern Izakaya, Chijmes, Singapore

I tried The Modern Izakaya previously – it didn’t set my...

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You Men HK Roast, Food Republic, Capitol Piazza, Singapore

I’d visited a place called Ah Yat Kitchen in the...

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Zheng Swee Kee, Singapore

This is pretty much my go to place for excellent...

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Pier One Sydney Harbour, Sydney, Australia

This is a little out of the way gem of...

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Alfredo’s Restaurant, Sydney, Australia

In the laneway next to the Sydney Harbour Marriott is...

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Beer Deluxe, Sydney, Australia

At 7:30pm on a balmy Wednesday evening Beer Deluxe was...

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Opera Kitchen, Sydney, Australia

As the name suggest Opera Kitchen is a restaurant at...

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Caminetto, Sydney, Australia

The Rocks in Sydney is a very touristy area (opal...

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Hokkaido, Sydney, Australia

On Loftus Street there is a Japanese restaurant. You have...

Read MoreJanuary 28, 2018

Tonkatsu Maisen Aoyama Honten, Omote-sando, Tokyo, Japan

My final day in Japan had arrived and I jumped...

Read MoreJanuary 21, 2018

Rigoletto Bar and Grill, Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan

During my 3 trips to Tokyo I still had not...

Read MoreJanuary 17, 2018

Craft Tap Beer, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan

For my 2nd lunch after the yakitori at Kanoya I...

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Kanoya, Ueno, Tokyo, Japan

I was in Ueno after visiting Asakusa and started feeling...

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Toriyasu, Toranomon, Tokyo, Japan

After a couple of beers at the Toranomon branch of...

Read MoreJanuary 7, 2018

Craft Beer Market, Toramonom, Tokyo, Japan

During my previous stays at the Tokyo InterContinental I’d not...

Read MoreJanuary 3, 2018

France-Tei, Aqua City Odaiba, Tokyo, Japan

After a quick ride on the Yurikamome, formally the Tokyo Waterfront...

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Echigoya, Omoide Yokocho, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan

You might have heard of Omoide Yokocho by another name –...

Read MoreDecember 27, 2017

Yona Yona Beer Garden, Ark Hills, Tokyo, Japan

For the second year running I was in Tokyo in...

Read MoreDecember 24, 2017

Torigen Kanda Higashiguchi, Tokyo, Japan

After a couple of beers at TAP x TAP and...

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Craft Beer Market, Kanda, Tokyo, Japan

After TAP x TAP I proceeded to the Kanda outlet...

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TAP x TAP, Kanda, Tokyo, Japan

After the 90 minute Shinkansen trip from Nagano I was...

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Misoya, Nagano, Japan

After the big night the previous day where I started...

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Terako Machi, Nagano, Japan

I first headed off to the Leffe Bar just after...

Read MoreDecember 6, 2017

Meijitei, Nagano Station MIDORI, Nagano, Japan

I’d made a lazy walk up the main drag of...

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Beck’s Coffee Shop, Nagano, Japan

If you’ve arrived by the Shinkansen in Nagano then I...

Read MoreNovember 29, 2017

James Nagano Beer Market, Nagano, Japan

Central Nagano is relatively small and easily walkable as I...

Read MoreNovember 26, 2017

Go Go Curry, Kanazawa, Japan

Armed with a 1:46pm Shinkansen ticket to Nagano and a...

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Torisyoumaru, Kanazawa, Japan

My last night in Kanazawa after a busy day out...

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Pino, Kanazawa, Japan

I stumbled across an interesting place after visiting the Ninja Temple...

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Akanedoki Kanazawaekimae, Kanazawa, Japan

After having 2 lunches and a siesta I was looking...

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Chibo, Kanazawa, Japan

After the Beef and Egg rice at Shiroyamatei I did a...

Read MoreNovember 8, 2017

Shiroyamatei, Kanazawa, Japan

After my visit to Kenroku-en Gardens I was looking to...

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Ishikawa-Mon, Kanazawa, Japan

After purchasing my day ticket for the Kanazawa Loop Bus...

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Yakitori Akiyoshi, Hiroshima, Japan

After having visited Yakitori Akiyohi’s Kyoto store, I headed a...

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Caffe Veloce, Hiroshima, Japan

I don’t normally have a sit down breakfast when I...

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Nagata-ya, Hiroshima, Japan

About 50 metres from the Atomic Bomb Hypocentre memorial is...

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Shinchan, Hiroshima, Japan

Okonomiyaki is a Japanese savory pancake mainly associated with Hiroshima...

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Yakitori Daikichi, Kyoto, Japan

It was my last evening in Kyoto and I wanted...

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Kotokikichaya (Kotaki Tea Shop), Arashiyama, Kyoto, Japan

Arashiyama is about 15 minutes by train west of Kyoto....

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Beer Komachi, Kyoto, Japan

I visited Beer Komachi on my first visit to Kyoto...

Read MoreOctober 8, 2017

Yakitori Akiyoshi, Kyoto, Japan

I’d been waiting for my first yakitori, aka barbecue meat...

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Musoshin Gion, Kyoto, Japan

After a morning exploring the temple area to the east...

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Spicy Masala, Kyoto, Japan

In the morning I’d jumped on a Shinkansen and then...

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Kairikiya Kawaramachi Sanjo, Kyoto, Japan

It was the end of my first full day in...

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Ramen Restuarant, Ground Floor, 323 La Trobe St, Melbourne, Australia

Gotta be honest… don’t even bother! Foodwise, if you’ve been...

Read MoreSeptember 18, 2017

Garden State Hotel, Melbourne, Australia

I don’t normally walk along Flinders Lane but have now...

Read MoreMarch 26, 2017

Supernormal, Melbourne, Australia

Supernormal, on Flinders Lane, has been buzzing everytime I’d walked...

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Ah Yat Kitchen, Food Republic, Capitol Piazza, Singapore

Several months back I visited Ah Yat Kitchen the the...

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Ah Meng Restaurant, Singapore Zoo, Singapore

It was a hot and steamy Friday morning in Singapore...

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The Mint, Melbourne, Australia

The Mint is a reasonable bar and restaurant situated in...

Read MoreFebruary 1, 2017

Eastside Tavern, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

It seems that this bar has changed hands since I...

Read MoreJanuary 29, 2017

Dosanko Larmen, Melbourne, Australia

I’d just gotten back from my second Japan trip and...

Read MoreJanuary 25, 2017

Tonkatsu Wako, Ark Hills, Tokyo, Japan

I’m a sucker for Tonkatsu – Japanese crumbed and deep...

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Aux Bacchanales, Ark Hills, Tokyo, Japan

Ark Hills in Tokyo has a good selection of restaurants...

Read MoreJanuary 18, 2017

Bubby’s New York, Ark Hills, Tokyo, Japan

One thing that you miss when you travel in Asia...

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Craft Beer Tap, Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan

It was my penultimate day in Tokyo and had decided...

Read MoreJanuary 11, 2017

Yakitei Juju, Nara, Japan

Nara, about an hour’s train ride east of Osaka, was...

Read MoreJanuary 8, 2017

The Hardware Societe, Melbourne, Australia

I’m not normally a brunch person, normally opting for a...

Read MoreJanuary 4, 2017

Bier Central, Antwerp, Belgium

This is a very interesting place for beer lovers. It’s...

Read MoreJanuary 1, 2017

Suginoko, Haneda Airport, Tokyo, Japan

I’d arrived at Haneda Airport for my flight to Sydney...

Read MoreDecember 28, 2016

Le Brosella, Brussels, Belgium

What’s the one thing you need to do if you...

Read MoreDecember 25, 2016

Hakata Ikkousha Ramen, Chjimes, Singapore

Wanting a taste of Japanese for dinner I saw Hakata Ikkousha Ramen...

Read MoreDecember 21, 2016

La Bergerie, Villard-Reculas, France

It was our last night in the chalet at Villard-Reculas....

Read MoreDecember 18, 2016

Alt. Pizza, Suntec City, Singapore

Another revisit for a restaurant I tried last time I...

Read MoreDecember 14, 2016

O’Conway’s Pub, Gare Lyon Part Dieu, Lyon, France

With the week at the chalet in Villard Reculas over...

Read MoreDecember 11, 2016

Harry’s, Chjimes, Singapore

Harry’s is a chain of bars in Singapore. One is...

Read MoreDecember 7, 2016

L’Alaska, L’Alpe-d’Huez, France

L’Alaska is a very relaxed restaurant / bar with a...

Read MoreDecember 4, 2016

SQUE Rottisserie & Alehouse, Clarke Quay, Singapore

I’ve been to SQUE a number of times during my...

Read MoreNovember 30, 2016

La Cremaillere, L’Alpe-d’Huez, France

The insane cyclists decided to ride up the mountain so...

Read MoreNovember 27, 2016

Ramen & Tonkatsu, Capitol Piazza, Singapore

This was the Japanese restaurant I was trying to find...

Read MoreNovember 23, 2016

Ah Yat Kitchen, Food Republic, Capitol Piazza, Singapore

I’d been past the redeveloped Capitol Theatre many times, and...

Read MoreNovember 16, 2016

The Modern Izakaya, Chijmes, Singapore

Chijmes in Singapore was an old Catholic convent that has...

Read MoreNovember 9, 2016

Caffe Leffe, Grenoble, France

About an hours drive from Villard Reculas is Grenoble at...

Read MoreNovember 6, 2016

Renn Thai, Clarke Quay, Singapore

I’d been down near the Singapore River for the morning...

Read MoreNovember 2, 2016

Danish Tavern, Brussels, Belgium

On Sunday morning, my first full day in Belgium, I’d...

Read MoreOctober 30, 2016

Din Tai Fung, Sentosa, Singapore

Din Tai Fung is a restaurant chain in Asia that...

Read MoreOctober 26, 2016

Molly Malone’s, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Yes, I know its sacrilege to go all the way...

Read MoreOctober 23, 2016

Wurst & Schnitzelhaus, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

As the name suggests Wurst & Schnitzelhaus is sausage and...

Read MoreOctober 16, 2016

La Terrasse De Pomone, Paris, France

You can’t fault the location of this cafe under the...

Read MoreOctober 9, 2016

Lavinia, La Defense, Paris, France

After spending the morning at The Eiffel Tower I’d headed...

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DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Centraal Station, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The last stop on my European adventure was Amsterdam. For...

Read MoreJuly 31, 2016

Crowne Plaza Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp is about 70 minutes north of Brussels by intercity...

Read MoreJuly 31, 2016

Hilton Brussels City, Brussels, Belgium

After the train trip from Lyon to Brussels Central station...

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Hilton Paris La Défense, Paris, France

Landing in Paris at around 7am I was heading to...

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Magic Mountain Saloon, Melbourne, Australia

I didn’t even know that place existed until a friend...

Read MoreJune 22, 2016

Cornish Arms, Brunswick, Melbourne, Australia

I have a mate living up in Brunswick, and rather...

Read MoreJune 22, 2016

Daikokuya, Raffles City, Singapore

The memories of my Japanese trip earlier on in 2015...

Read MoreMay 27, 2016

Urban Roti, Lau Pa Sat, Singapore

I’d been traipsing around the financial area of Singapore when...

Read MoreMay 27, 2016

Nam Nam Noodle Bar, Raffles City, Singapore

I’m not one for paying the usurious dollars that hotels...

Read MoreMay 27, 2016

Bao Today, Marina Square, Singapore

Bao Today is a Dim Sum cafe with a superb...

Read MoreMarch 25, 2016

Zheng Swee Kee, Singapore

A stones throw from Raffles, where I’ve had one of...

Read MoreMarch 25, 2016

JC Cafe and Bar, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

I was looking for Fatt’s Place on Hart Avenue in...

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Eastside Tavern, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Another good little bar that’s close to the InterContinental Grand...

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Brotzeit, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

I’ve been to Brotzeit in Singapore a number of times here and here....

Read MoreMarch 25, 2016

Alt. Pizza, Suntec City, Singapore

After deciding that the service at Brotzeit was in decline...

Read MoreDecember 12, 2015

Din Tai Fung, Raffles City, Singapore

It was my last day in Singapore, I’d packed my...

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Harry’s @ Chijmes, Singapore

After the less than average Nachos at Paprika and Cumin...

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Paprika and Cumin, Chijmes, Singapore

It was a Friday evening and my sales training event...

Read MoreJuly 26, 2015

Octapas, Clarke Quay, Singapore

It was a hot and humid Singapore Saturday afternoon (lol,...

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SQUE Rotisserie & Alehouse, Singapore

I stumbled upon the SQUE Rotisserie & Alehouse a couple of...

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Bridge, Singapore

I’d just gotten off the plane and thrown my bags...

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Brotzeit, Raffles City, Singapore

Another year, another trip to Singapore which means I need...

Read MoreMay 17, 2015

Madeira Portuguese Restaurant, The Venetian Macau, Taipa, Macau

During my last holiday trip to Hong Kong I did...

Read MoreNovember 20, 2014

Sampan Seafood Restaurant, Lamma Island, Hong Kong

For my first week day in Hong Kong I wanted...

Read MoreNovember 17, 2014

Ba Dao Guan, Chinatown, Singapore

In the middle of the hustle and bustle of Singapore’s...

Read MoreJune 22, 2014

Brotzeit, Raffles City, Singapore

Brotzeit, it apparently means Bread Time, but in Singapore is...

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Gayatri, Race Course Road, Singapore

After a very hot and steamy morning walking around Singapore’s...

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Tai Hing, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

At a loss for somewhere to have lunch after visiting...

Read MoreNovember 3, 2013

Mody’s Bar, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

After the pretty crap service at Roccos Pizzeria I decided...

Read MoreNovember 1, 2013

Roccos Pizzeria, East Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

For the past 4 or 5 years I’ve been lucky...

Read MoreOctober 27, 2013

Curry Tiffin, Stanley, Hong Kong

I thoroughly recommend that you make the bus trip to...

Read MoreOctober 20, 2013

The Grill, Auckland, New Zealand

On Tuesday there were six hungry people looking for a...

Read MoreJuly 14, 2013

Elliott Stables, Auckland, New Zealand

A number of us were in Auckland for the week...

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Pure South, Southbank, Melbourne, Australia

Had lunch with some colleagues and a business partner at...

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Chow, Wellington, New Zealand

I was in Wellington with several colleagues today and we...

Read MoreDecember 16, 2011

Amo Roma, Sydney, Australia

I was in Sydney for an evening so decided to...

Read MoreDecember 4, 2009

Cookie, Melbourne, Australia again

Another great meal at Cookie on Swanston Street this evening....

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Don’t you just hate it when…

you end up in a swish hotel in a new...

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Wolfie’s Grill, Sydney, Australia

I was in Sydney again during the last week for...

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Supper Inn, Melbourne, Australia

I’ve been to Supper Inn many, many times. I would...

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Degree, Auckland, New Zealand

We headed to Degree on my suggestion that a decent...

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Thai Spice, Stanhope Village, Sydney, Australia

After room service for a couple of nights we’d decided...

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The Mill, Melbourne, Australia

It amazing how dead the Melbourne CBD can be on...

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Hairy Canary, Melbourne, Australia

I’d planned to head off to the Melbourne Comedy Festival...

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Korean Seoul Restaurant, Melbourne, Australia again…

I’d been to this restaurant probably 6 weeks or so...

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Curry Vault, Melbourne, Australia again…

Told you I liked this place! Had a colleague down...

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Bow Thai Restaurant, Brisbane, Australia

After eating at Cha Cha Char on Wednesday evening, we...

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Cha Cha Char, Brisbane, Australia again…

I was in Brisbane for work again last week and...

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Curry Vault, Melbourne, Australia

A friend had told me of a great Indian restaurant...

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Mai Thai, Auckland, New Zealand

I’ve been to Mai Thai before… and it was good....

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Wangthai Restaurant, Auckland, New Zealand

After the “world’s most expensive beer” © we headed off...

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Degree, Auckland, New Zealand

After having to mortgage my apartment to pay for the...

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Melbourne Yacht Club Hotel, Docklands, Melbourne, Australia

It was a public holiday in Melbourne, and the weather...

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Wolfie’s Grill, Sydney, Australia

I’ve been to Wolfie’s a couple of times before, maybe...

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The Meat and Wine Co, Melbourne, Australia

In case you hadn’t quite worked it out yet, I’m...

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Kingsleys Steak and Crabhouse, Canberra, Australia

Hhhhmmm…. Steak… I’m a sucker for a good steak, give...

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La Rustica, Canberra, Australia

Another week, another trip, another fine feed. I’ve been to...

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Korean Seoul Restaurant, Melbourne, Australia

A mate of mine had a night off from his...

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Cookie, Melbourne, Australia

Cookie is a bar / restaurant on Swanston Street in...

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Chilli padi, Melbourne, Australia

It’s been a while since I’ve written about a Melbourne...

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Shed 5, Wellington, New Zealand

Shed 5 is a pretty decent restaurant at Queens Wharf...

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Mai Thai, Auckland, New Zealand

I’d been to Mai Thai once before, but had forgotten...

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Rice, Auckland, New Zealand

In this case Rice is a restaurant in the Auckland...

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zaaffran, Sydney, Australia

zaaffran is a superb Indian restaurant at Darling Harbour in...

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Jellyfish restaurant, Brisbane, Australia

When we couldn’t get into Cha Cha Char’s because it...

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Cha Cha Char, Brisbane, Australia

When we asked the concierge at our hotel for a...

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Outback Steakhouse, Campbell, California, USA

It was with some trepidation that it was decided that...

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Dragon Boat, Melbourne, Australia

What is it about Melbourne and good Chinese restaurants? I...

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Arun Thai, Potts Point, Sydney, Australia

Arun Thai is, as the name suggests, a Thai restaurant...

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Madam Woo, Kingston, Canberra, Australia

Madam Woo‘s in Giles Street, Kingson in the ACT is...

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Supper Inn, Melbourne, Australia

Supper Inn is a Chinese restaurant in the Melbourne CBD....

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