Walking into Francesca’s Italian Kitchen in Wanaka was like stepping into an osteria in Italy itself. The country-style wooden furniture, at once humble but homely, is contrasted against glass jars of various shapes and sizes that hang from the ceiling to encase the light bulbs within.
We came here to celebrate our first anniversary and as they say: happy wife, happy life.
Burlamacco Ristorante has a pretty extensive menu but the restaurant scene is very competitive and it’ll need to up its game.
Residents at Hillview must have rejoiced at the establishment of HillV2, a neighbourhood shopping mall anchored by a premium supermarket and being home to several gourmet dining… Read more “A fantastic dinner at iO Italian Osteria”
Our dinner at Bistecca Tuscan Steakhouse could be considered to be two years in the making. The first time we planned to dine here was on Valentine’s Day in… Read more “Going big at Bistecca Tuscan Steakhouse”
Wan Chai is an area in Hong Kong with lots of history – particularly the sort that the morally righteous aren’t exactly proud about. In 1960, the… Read more “A swashbuckling Italian dinner at Pirata”
It’s been a while since I wrote a blog post. Many things have happened since the last update, including the purchase of a distraction in the form… Read more “Catching up at Cicheti”
Discovering something new is always an exciting experience, particularly when it involves good food. This time around, I wanted to see if it’s still realistic to expect… Read more “Great Italian food at Follia”
Essenza Italian is a restaurant located in Surry Hills offering a warm, rustic setting with a menu that’s unquestionably Italian. We came here for the last dinner of our… Read more “Dinner at Essenza Italian in Sydney”
To Sydney-siders with an interest in food, Il Baretto probably needs no introduction. For those who’ve not heard of this Italian restaurant, this will be my humble attempt… Read more “Il Baretto in Sydney”