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Wine Library, Sydney, Australia

Wine Library, Sydney, Australia

I visited the Wine Library in Woollahra (other end of Oxford St.) on a Tuesday night and it was packed – not like sardines in a squishy way but more like eggs in a carton – not a lot of room but cosy and each with her own spot.  The […]

Fix St. James, Sydney, Australia

Fix St. James, Sydney, Australia

Fix St. James is an affable little nook in the heart of Sydney and a terrific place for a drink with friends.  They have food too, which looked enticing, but I didn’t try any so can’t comment.  Their charismatic wine list however is more than …

Cafe Sydney, Australia

Cafe Sydney, Australia

Cafe Sydney set a high standard for all Aussie food experiences on this trip Down Under.  Unfortunately, for the successive restaurants on my 18 day food tour, everywhere else suffered an unfair comparison.  Save up your dollars and if you have only on…

Room 10, Potts Point, Sydney, Australia

Room 10, Potts Point, Sydney, Australia

I would have overlooked Room 10, a little hole in the wall cafe down a nondescript alleyway in Potts Point, if it weren’t for my bon vivant girlfriend, Shaz.  She assured me we’d get a great brew here and she was right.  It just so happens, as w…

El Meson, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

El Meson, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Come to El Meson in Bangsar for delicious Spanish food.  You must order the paella Valenciana, any rabbit dish (conejo) and Iberian ham (jamon Iberico).  The rest of the menu is good too, including a decent selection of tapas, but the above three dishes …

Ciao Ristorante, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Ciao Ristorante, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Ciao Ristorante is a surprising find off the busy road of Kampung Pandan.  Once inside it’s hard to believe there’s a stream of heavy traffic just meters away.  Ciao backs onto the Royal Selangor Golf Club, so the views from the large resta…