Category Archives: Dining

Mabuhay Nights: A pop-up series featuring Filipino food with a new host restaurant each month

The Filipino Food Movement Australia enjoyed success at its inaugural event last month and is back again.  It’s an organisations of foodies, business owners and local area community members championing the culture and cuisine from the islands of the Philippines.   It’s an opportunity to explore the rich tapestry of cuisine in the great dining landscape of Sydney focusing on the underdog of asian cuisine through discovery, connection and affiliation.

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“Mabuhay” is a filipino expression used in a number of ways used to welcome someone, say hello or praise life.  Mabuhay Nights is a series of pop-ups hosted at one of the Filipino restaurants who will show off their kitchen prowess in standalone degustations that will focus on a particular region or ingredient of the Philippines.   Taking provincial ideas from the Filipino culinary ancestry, the Chefs will modernise them, reflecting today’s modern Filipino community, 250,000 who now call Australia home.

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The expanding repertoire of the once Mediterranean only Baxter’s Kitchen – St George Maso’s, Mortdale

The Sports and Gaming space of St George Maso in Mortdale is the setting for its family dining area on the upper floor.   There’s a warehousing feel to the table configurations though perfectly aligns with the residential area the space is nested in.  They emphasis family friendliness and the menu is contemporary where diners at the Food Blogger Australia and Point Dot Media event were taken on an international flavour tour as highlights from their menu were showcased.

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Let’s do brunch honey: Melbourne’s bottomless waffle seduction…

The retro-fit of the beloved rooftop at The Provincial hotel with it’s 10 beers on tap, wine and cocktail selection was enough to lure in the cosmopolitan urbanites of the city.   Now American Honey is taking over as it launches their Weekend series of “Let’s Do Brunch Honey” pop-ups this Winter.

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Staying true to Southern French classics this winter at Loluk Bistro, Surry Hills

Southern France comes alive in the intimate setting of the Bourke Street homestead, Loluk.  A menu that continues to captivate, only a handful of places in the immediate city come to mind when it comes to French cuisine representation and Loluk stands prominently with consistency, authenticity and aesthetics unveiling its Autumn/Winter menu.  Aromatic flavours swirl through the palette with rich sauce, infused oils, slow cooked proteins featuring Salmon, Beef Cheek, Backstrap, Scallop, Octopus and more! 

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The intimacy of @lolukbistro evokes feelings of rural France as you enjoy the new Winter menu of slow cooked meats, rich infused sauces and vinaigrettes. . . A special thanks to @the_rnb_diary for extending an invitation to experience this sublime culinary display of classic French that stays true to its provincial roots. Great to see everyone @e_deliciou_s . . #lolukbistro #surryhillsrestaurant #sydneyeats #sydneyfoodies #christineandthequeens #HéloïseLetissier #alliancefrancaise #sydneyfrenchies #sydneyfrenchfood #france #mange #délicieux #porkbelly #escargot #sydneyrestaurant #oxfordstreetsydney #ausgoodfood #gaultmillau #surryhillscafe #surryhillsfood #sydneymardigras #surryhillssydney #francais #vividsydney #mbfwa @ausgoodfood @afsydney @gaultmillauau

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7 favorite dishes at Pepperseeds, Broadway

It was one of the standouts that changed perceptions of food court eateries back in the day.  It was the newer younger sister site to the Balmain establishment and the portions, quality of dishes and overall configuration of the complex makes you forget you’re in a shopping mall food court.  Management said they’er able to pass on savings to customers as they have a very good relationship with their supplier who source ingredients for both restaurants. The portion sizes are quite generous, with prices of their premium dishes approximately 25-30% less than a standard casual restaurant in the area.

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10 ways to eat through Broadway Level Two

There’s a certain versatility to the setup on Level 2.  It’s a meeting point for the Hoyts cinema complex, a central break area from the retail therapists weaved throughout all levels and the dining area seating, counters, bench tops can easily accommodate the nearby university students and mobile office workers. Continue reading 10 ways to eat through Broadway Level Two