Nomad, Surry Hills

Sometimes, not everything goes to plan and you just have to resort to Plan B but it’s the best feeling when other options turn out to be beyond expectations and that’s just what happened when K and I were turned down by a fully booked restaurant one night for dinner. After exploring a few options, we…

Cho Cho San, Potts Point

I’ve heard great things about their other restaurant, The Appollo, but Jonathan Barthelmess and Sam Christie’s latest restaurant, Cho Cho San, caught my immediate attention as soon as I heard it was a Japanese izakaya serving reinvented Japanese cuisine. Collaborating with Nicholas Wong (Ester, Billy Kwong and Rockpool), their menu seemed exciting and delicious so I…

The Potting Shed, Alexandria

Sprouting from its roots of its renown neighbour, The Potting Shed is making its way out of the shadow of The Grounds of Alexandria. The Potting Shed has successfully put together an entirely different menu to The Grounds, offering lunch and dinner while maintaining its appeal of the use of fine produce. The restuarant and…

Momofuku Seiōbo, The Star, Pyrmont

Momofuku pork bun. My first ever encounter with Momofuku Seiōbo did not include the famous melt-in-mouth pork belly sandwiched between a fluffy, pillowy bun. Yes, I did have the dinner degustation menu. Yes, it was still on the menu one week before I visited. No, I did not get to try it. Momofuku was always on…