We were lucky enough to go on a fantastic three-day feast bonanza tour of Kangaroo Island organised by the South Australian Tourism Committee. We even got to nose about McLaren Vale for a bit before heading to the island, squeezing in two wineries as well as lunching at one of them.
F hasn’t really been to the Hunter Valley, so he was pretty excited for our little weekend getaway at Bimbadgen. That and we haven’t been away for a while, so it was quite perfect timing! When we went through the elegant gates, we found ourselves surrounded by well-tended, neat rows of grapevines. It was so […]
When you walk into Ocean Room, you’re immediate struck by the effect of hundreds of bamboo hung from the ceiling; it’s quite wondrous actually, especially (I’m told) when a breeze comes through. It also has a wide variety of alcoholic beverages, including some pretty tasty cocktails. I had the recommended Fig and Apricot Sour, which […]
The three-hatted Sepia and their tea supplier, Tomte Tea, has produced a most interesting (and personally, I believe, brilliant) concept: the tea degustation. I can almost hear you wonder: “what the heck is a tea degustation?!” At first I thought it was a range of the teas Tomte and Sepia were going to showcase, but […]
What struck me first about Concrete Blonde is its trendy setting with some pretty interesting features such as the “graffitied” awning cover. Very cool. There is also live jazz on Sunday! I’m not sure whether or not they were the resident jazz band, but they were really toe-tappingly good. Being a terrible light-weight, I sadly […]