Dining Out: Dim Sum at Canton Lane in Belmont

Happy New Year 2019! I wish you happiness and a year where your dreams take you on wild journeys to the skies and beyond-the-skies. I have always found the phrase ‘the sky is the limit’ quite targeted towards non-astronauts and not very inclusive of dreams, hopes, and ambitions that go further than the skies, of which I Continue reading Dining Out: Dim Sum at Canton Lane in Belmont

Beef Appreciation & Beef Pies: Marty’s Gourmet, Willetton and Jean Pierre Sancho, St Georges Terrace

The beef pie I had from Marty’s Gourmet was one of the best pies I’ve had this year. On second thoughts given most pies I’ve had have been the reheated frozen kind, a voice, of my subconscious in some American accent I’ve dreamt up, yells out: ‘that’s no yardstick!’ This pie was certainly better than Continue reading Beef Appreciation & Beef Pies: Marty’s Gourmet, Willetton and Jean Pierre Sancho, St Georges Terrace

Sicilian Toastie and Margherita Pizza, The Italian Corner, William Street

I spend way too much on lunch. Every day I consider going on a diet of Vegemite sangers and Robert Timm’s instant coffee. I also promptly tergiversate on the idea when faced with lunch break and ever-present possibility of happiness being just around the corner. I also spend way too much on coffees. I once Continue reading Sicilian Toastie and Margherita Pizza, The Italian Corner, William Street

Katsu Chicken Curry at Zushibento, Brookfield Place

For lunch at the end of the week I decided to go the Katsu chicken curry for $11.90 at Zushibento, Brookfield Place. Rice with crispy chicken on top and just-poured curry arrived after a productive five minutes—during which my usual donation to charity was made and it was confirmed​ that the coming weekend would unfortunately Continue reading Katsu Chicken Curry at Zushibento, Brookfield Place

Softshell Crab, Wagyu Steak, and Sticky Date Pudding at the Grand Bar and Bistro, CBD St Georges Terrace

The EoFY lunch at the Grand Bar and Bistro came up awfully fast. There was the whole lead up to it: the planning, the phonecalls, the visits, the background to get everything in order for the day and then it was finally here. Overall, it turned out well.  I had for entrĂ©e the softshell crab, Continue reading Softshell Crab, Wagyu Steak, and Sticky Date Pudding at the Grand Bar and Bistro, CBD St Georges Terrace