a blog about mostly food

Sinmei Tea

This tiny little nondescript shop in Fortitude Valley happens to be one of the most charming cafes in Brisbane. The tea room transports me to a magical Chrestomanci like room where the walls are filled with knowledge waiting to be... Continue Reading →


Bahn Mi at Kelvin Grove Markets

We have made it a bit of a habit to go to at least one weekend market every week and this time, we ended up in Kelvin Grove. The market is smack next to the QUT Kelvin Grove campus and... Continue Reading →

Rogue Bistro + Bar

It wasn't too long ago that a baby boomer columnist from Melbourne earned the collective scorn of millennials when he said that the reason the young cannot buy houses is because they like to eat $20 avocado on toast for... Continue Reading →

Bar Alto

We went to the Brisbane Powerhouse in New Farm to watch some Harry Potter improv comedy. The Powerhouse is actually at the river end of James Street, one of the more affluent places in Brisbane. The Bang & Olufsen store... Continue Reading →


What is sambal, you may ask? For the unintiated, it is a hot sauce that straddles the consistency of paste and thick curry. It usually is spicy, but when you make it yourself, you can control the level of heat... Continue Reading →

Suburban West End

Brunch! What a lovely meal to have on weekends after a good walk at the farmer's market! Being in Brisbane, we are quite spoilt for choice in the brunch department. Every suburb wil have a local go-to which serves the... Continue Reading →

Farah Restaurant

I've always had a thing for Middle Eastern food ever since I was introduced to it in my university days. At that time, the small suburb that my college was in was just coming out of being a palm oil... Continue Reading →


I used to want a million and one toppings on my pizza until I discovered proscuitto. The sweet flavour of dried out fat and paper thin texture of meat should be eaten on its own or with very little condiments.... Continue Reading →


Fritzen - fries, berger - burger? Don't take my word for it, I don't speak a word of Dutch or German, but I think that might be a pretty good guess? This place in Petrie Terrace serves good wholesome burgers... Continue Reading →

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