Wining & Dinning at La Favola – Newtown, Sydney

Beetroot pasta at La Favola Newtown SydneyIt seems like everyone we ran into in Sydney recommended that we checked out Newtown. Newtown is a quirky suburb in Sydney central full of all sorts of delights from clothing boutiques to bars and exciting looking eating spots. One of those restaurants is La Favola. This authentic Italian eatery it literally oozing Italian charm – friendly, hospitable, generous, good-humoured, tasteful, and family oriented. Continue reading

Loluk Bistro – French Wine & Food in Surry Hills, Sydney

Lunch at Loluk Bistro Surry Hills SyndeyOn our recent trip to Sydney for Wine Island, we knew it was going to be a weekend all good wine & food. I am so glad we made it to Loluk Bistro in Surry Hills as this authentic French restaurant hit the nail on the head for an absolutely delicious Saturday lunch.

The lovely team from the Australian Good Food Guide recommended that we check out Loluk and they kindly teed us up with a complimentary lunch. Thank you very much AGFG and the Loluk team for looking after us so well. Especially considering we were sweating like there was no tomorrow from the humidity. The wine couldn’t get down my throat fast enough ;) Continue reading

The Nest @ Sittella – A Sparkling Wine Breakfast Done Right

Sparkling Wine Brunch - The Nest @ Sittella, Swan Valley
Seriously, who doesn’t love a champagne or sparkling wine breakfast or brunch? It’s the best excuse to sip on the good stuff pre-noon! Typically we have a bubbly brekkie on special occasions like a birthday or Christmas morning (actually, we ALWAYS have a champagne breakfast at Christmas) and sometimes we just do it because we can. Continue reading

Urban Wine Walk – Active Drinking at its Best

Urban Wine Walk PerthIf you didn’t catch my social media posts on the weekend, you missed out!! Just kidding.. I will give you a full recap here on the blog! I finally made it to one of the Urban Wine Walks in Perth. They typically sell out in what seems like minutes, so thankfully one of my organised, pre-planner friends grabbed us a couple of tickets a few months ago as soon as they were released. Continue reading

Aromatics & Thai Wine Dinner at Itsara Thai Restaurant Perth

Betel Leaf Entree - Itsara Thai Restaurant PerthMr. Spittoon and I spent a year living in Bang Saen, Thailand. Which is probably why I looove my Thai food and I find wine matching very interesting with the various range of Thai dishes you can get. When Anja from Canny Grapes invited me along to the ‘Aromatics & Thai Wine Dinner’ at Itsara in Nedlands – I simply couldn’t say no. Continue reading