Efendy Restaurant in Balmain – A Journey To Turkey…

Had dinner at Efendy in Balmain on Friday – Loved it! Somer the owner was very friendly, generous and of course knew his Turkish stuff. Food was fantastic, very interesting and tasty dishes, all with a heartwarming feel to them. The restaurant itself was lovely too, as was the service – warm, professional and attentive. You… Read More Efendy Restaurant in Balmain – A Journey To Turkey…

Rockpool Bar and Grill, Sydney

4 of us had Dinner @ Rockpool Bar and Grill (Sydney) last weekend (http://rockpoolbarandgrill.com/). Service was great, attentive, warm and knowledgeable. High ceilings and architecture were a major plus. Food was Good, up to expectations of a Neil Perry restaurant, and really liked the Extensive and Clear menu with Plenty of Interesting Options. Also genorously received more than enough complimentary… Read More Rockpool Bar and Grill, Sydney

Nostos Greek Restaurant, Leichhardt

Had dinner @ Nostos last night in Norton St, Leichhardt (http://www.nostos.com.au/) due to reviews I heard, and was thoroughly impressed! Great Greek Food, Great but not annoying service, Pleasantly Surprising Enough Complimentary Dishes, and Fantastic Value. The place itself looks small but nice at first with a little corner for Greek bands to play at certain nights (which… Read More Nostos Greek Restaurant, Leichhardt

Rockford Basket Press Shiraz

Rockford’s Basket Press Shiraz, 2006, Barossa Valley: Had this at dinner @ Sean’s Kitchen (http://www.seanskitchen.com.au/) on Tuesday. http://www.winewithoutbs.com.au/ chose this Rockford Shiraz and I got to say it is honestly One of the Best Shiraz wines I’ve tried! Absolutely delicious velvety flavour, plush plums, soft but significant tannin. Length was spectacular. I would have guessed this wine to be… Read More Rockford Basket Press Shiraz

Fix St. James Wine Dinner

A Wine Dinner last night was organized by http://www.winewithoutbs.com.au/ , at Fix St. James Restaurant/Wine bar (111 Elizabeth St, Sydney http://www.fixstjames.com.au/) – lovely restaurant, not large in scale but definitely sleek with good ambience, good food, and fantastic service and knowledge from the staff there (but not overly imposing). About 24 winos/foodos gathered for this dinner. For $69 a head,… Read More Fix St. James Wine Dinner

SumBar Wine Dinner with Michael Datta and his New Wines

   Michael Datta, winemaker (MDV wines, http://michaeldatta.com/) was keen to crack open some of his new wines with a few of his friends, so I joined in after a meeting w him on a wine dinner last night at SumBar, Randwick, Tapas/Wine bar(http://www.sumbar.com.au/). I hadn’t been to this little gem before – this bar looks… Read More SumBar Wine Dinner with Michael Datta and his New Wines