Category Archives: Café

[Sydney] Trio – The Breakfast Choice at Bondi

TRIO is a breakfast/brunch place inspired by Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine. Located along Bondi Beach, this place offers great views with food that goes along very well with it – MOCHA – One of the rare few places that uses chocolate callets…LOVE IT! BOSS EGGS ($22) – Scrambled eggs with feta and truffle oilRead More

[Melbourne] Stokehouse Café – Your Friendly Beach-side Café

A trip to Melbourne is incomplete without a visit to St Kilda beach – especially it being Summer right now. Before my first visit to Melbourne, my friend described St Kilda as the “East Coast Park” of Melbourne. In some ways, I see where she is coming from – it’s location (conveniently located near theRead More

[Sydney] Double Roaster – Worth a Double Visit

Located in Marrickville (a place once known for its array of vietnamese eateries that has since evolved to become home of many great cafes), Double Roasters is primarily known for its awesome/aromatic freshly roasted beans. With my rather vibrant cafe-hopping lifestyle of late, this cafe managed to impress my brunch buddy (M) and I quiteRead More

Hatched – Again

[LEFT] Hatched at Evans Lodge. The all-day-breakfast cafe has a second branch in Holland Village now. [RIGHT] Similar to P – I really like the interesting salt & pepper designs. Every table has a different set. FROM LEFT - Sir Benedict & Smoked Royale It’s an eggs benny day! The eggs here were pretty well done. However, I can’t say theRead More

[Sydney] Reuben Hills – Brb

At long last, I visited this not-so-new-anymore café in Surry Hills a couple of sundays back. Reuben Hills was opened earlier this year and has since received much attention for it’s self sourced and roasted coffee as well as finger-licking good food. Unpretentious shop front with bench – great way to bask in the sunlightRead More

[Hunter Valley] Enzo – Gravitation

This is one establishment I find myself going to every time I drive down to Hunter V (Total Count YTD: 3). Located  in a tuscan inspired village (complete with sandstone buildings and all), this nice cafe restaurant is located in the heart of hunter valley wine region. Al Fresco dinning at the front of theRead More

[Sydney] Kitchen by Mike – Served in a Warehouse

Situated in a lovely furniture warehouse at Rosebery, my second attempt at visiting this café was a  fruitful one (first attempt was the day K arrived in Sydney in July – I picked her up, headed to Kitchen by Mike, put her off with the long queue and made it up by bring her straightRead More

[London] Raining Celebrity Chefs

Celebrity chef restaurants are everywhere in London. I tried a couple of them during my stay. The title of the post coincides with the current weather in London - Cold & wet but I’m certainly not complaining. Bread Street Kitchen by Gordon Ramsay [LEFT] Bread Street Kitchen – Located in Bread Street. Just a stone throw away from the office. Read More

Rong Cheng Bak Kut Teh + Cake Over Heels

A BKT shop and a chic patisserie just sound so weird together but there’s a good reason for this…..they are located side by side in Mid View City. Rong Cheng Bak Kut Teh The new branch in Mid View City is managed by the son of the founder of Rong Cheng BKT. The new place is huge and breezy.Read More

Privé Café – Rise & Shine

Keppel Island – This always remind me of a scene in HK drama 珠光寶氣 for the rich and famous. I fell in love with this sexy, private island the first time T brought me here for dinner in the Privé Restaurant (The now Privé Grill) some years back.  The eateries at Keppel are getting overcrowded recently –Read More