Sushi Samba – Japanese with a little latino mixed in!

Sushi Samba is described as “Japanese, Brazilian, South America, Nuevo Latino” – which is long for really good! There are so many interesting things on the menu it’s hard to narrow it down and make a choice – it definitely helps to take a friend (or 2 or 3) so you can order an array … Continue reading

Le Cirque – Romantic, French Cuisine

Making sure that we squeezed every last drop out of restaurant week, last night the bff and I took ourselves off to ‘Le Cirque’ for what was a very elegant (and mouthwatering) evening. The bff happens to hail from Australia and, not surprisingly, enjoys food almost as much as i do. We have a long … Continue reading

Hill Country

Playing host to Aussie guests means taking them from a tour of the classics and generally entail some, or all, of the following – Katz’s Deli, Corner Bistro for a burger, Pastis for brunch, Cafe Habana for Cuban and/or Bennies for a Burrito. However, what his repertoire is severely missing is some good Southern food, … Continue reading

Number 28

I had the yummiest pizza the other night! We saw a concert at Le Poisson Rouge (Katie Miller Heidke – look her up if you don’t know her) that didn’t finish till around 10 pm, so it was late and we needed somewhere to eat. We ended up just walking by No. 28 as it … Continue reading

The Park

Took The Bogan to lunch at The Park one sunny Friday to kick-off the July 4 long weekend. Had a pleasant experience but weren’t left wanting more. The food was satisfactory, nothing more, the service lacking, but the courtyard setting and people watching factor gave it something… especially on a sunny Friday.

Spring into Spice Diary

With new seasons come new taste sensations and as 2008 rolls into the warmer months, so to does our taste for refreshing, lighter foods like melons, mint and barbeque meats. It’s a fantastic time of year and you can sense the city come to life as everyone sheds the extra layers and the smell of … Continue reading