Week 36: The nose to tail…

Bishop Sessa

Once stumble upon on another weekly eating journey, this place caught my eye because f the offal on offer. Much more than boiled sheep’s balls, this looked all class, and was-it-ever!  Continue reading

Week 34: Kitchen by Mike (some other guy)

Kitchen by Mike

Obviously we had to cover this specific restaurant this year. It essentially says that I did it. You know, and every other guy called Mike in the world.

Still, the idea of seasonal, sustainable food from my namesake was too much to pass up.  Continue reading

Week 33: The Tourist Trap

Opera Bar, Sydney Opera House

After a life changing week from NN and a very different one from me that saw me ‘pitch to a crowd and judges, Sunday afternoon was a time to hit one of Australia’s most iconic spots. Would it work out well on the food front, or would the ‘tourist trap’ element over ride?  Continue reading

Week 32: Malyasian (Mike goes full geek)

Chinta Ria (Mood for Love)

A so-so week at Yum Cha last week couldn’t put me off remaining in Asia this week. Albeit with cuisine I find much more enjoyable. A movie themed, village style restaurant meant anything could happen here…  Continue reading

Week 30: The sea side cafe

Belongil Bistro (Byron Bay)

The beach side cafe is reasonably common in ‘Straya’, seeing as there is a little bit of coast line. Just a little.

So while we had a quiet weekend away in Bryon Bay– Australia’s more laid back seaside town- we had to make the most of one of the best seas side joints around. And eat some Whale…

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Week 29: Taste of Arabia

Kazbah

It’s not every day you stumble upon a menu that has something very rarely seen in most countries.

This alone is reason enough for me to try it out, but when that thing is also a delicious sounding burger, the temptation is only leading one way- sitting down and ordering said burger.

What was it? Read on…  Continue reading