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  • It's that time of year again when if you're Chinese, the phrase 新年快乐! is recited as loudly and cheerfully as 'Merry Christmas!' in December. And if that's not enough of a reason to celebrate, Peng You China Kitchen and Bar threw an amazing celebration to mark their official opening at Gasworks, complete with Tron-style lions and dragon to scare away evil spirits and welcome the new year.

    Peng You China Kitchen and Bar Officially Opens and Happy Chinese New Year

    It's that time of year again when if you're Chinese, the phrase 新年快乐! is recited as loudly and cheerfully as 'Merry Christmas!' in December. And if that's not enough of a reason to celebrate, Peng You China Kitchen and Bar threw an amazing celebration to mark their official opening at Gasworks, complete with Tron-style lions and dragon to scare away evil spirits and welcome the new year.

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  • Cirque have extend their offering to include dinner two nights a week – Thursday and Friday. And making our dining choices at Cirque was a simple affair. Their offerings were a variety of tapas-style nibbles and main dishes, which are specials: a meat, a seafood/fish and a vegetarian option.

    A girlie catch-up dinner at Cirque

    Cirque have extend their offering to include dinner two nights a week – Thursday and Friday. And making our dining choices at Cirque was a simple affair. Their offerings were a variety of tapas-style nibbles and main dishes, which are specials: a meat, a seafood/fish and a vegetarian option.

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  • Given the big weekend birthday celebration, the SO decided he would round off his birthday with a quiet dinner for two at a restaurant close by we’ve been meaning to visit - Vine Restaurant Bar.

    Vine Restaurant Bar

    Given the big weekend birthday celebration, the SO decided he would round off his birthday with a quiet dinner for two at a restaurant close by we’ve been meaning to visit - Vine Restaurant Bar.

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  • Alfred and Constance launched their new spring menu on Monday, so here’s a sneaky peek at what we tried.

    Alfred & Constance New Summer 2013 Menu

    Alfred and Constance launched their new spring menu on Monday, so here’s a sneaky peek at what we tried.

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  • Chester Street Bakery & Bar is officially opening this Friday, 9 August 2013 and has been running test kitchen sessions all week to put the menu and staff through their paces. What’s not to love when businesses troubleshoot before they go out into production (silly IT reference)? Here’s a little peek at what we had at the first test kitchen session.

    Chester Street Bakery and Bar’s first test kitchen

    Chester Street Bakery & Bar is officially opening this Friday, 9 August 2013 and has been running test kitchen sessions all week to put the menu and staff through their paces. What’s not to love when businesses troubleshoot before they go out into production (silly IT reference)? Here’s a little peek at what we had at the first test kitchen session.

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  • Hilton's Vintaged Bar + Grill is offering two new set menus for lunch and dinner featuring six signature mains accompanied by a glass of wine or craft beer. Valued at $25 for lunch and $35 for dinner, the set menus are available Sunday to Friday between 12-3pm (lunch), and 5-9pm (dinner).

    Vintaged Bar + Grill’s $35 dinner set

    Hilton's Vintaged Bar + Grill is offering two new set menus for lunch and dinner featuring six signature mains accompanied by a glass of wine or craft beer. Valued at $25 for lunch and $35 for dinner, the set menus are available Sunday to Friday between 12-3pm (lunch), and 5-9pm (dinner).

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  • Located in the middle of Horan Street and next to the West End State School, Depo attempts to create a collaborative space that is both comfortable and welcoming. Think wide open spaces with a collection of oddities, including a Cape buffalo bust, a stuffed antelope or an entire wall of glittering gold that screams 'disco'.

    Dinner came out of a disco wall at Depo

    Located in the middle of Horan Street and next to the West End State School, Depo attempts to create a collaborative space that is both comfortable and welcoming. Think wide open spaces with a collection of oddities, including a Cape buffalo bust, a stuffed antelope or an entire wall of glittering gold that screams 'disco'.

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  • Chow House's menu is undoubtedly Asian. With a selection of items inspired by the commonly available street food of the Orient, adeptly labelled 'Street Chow', think fresh explosions of flavour with slick modern presentations.

    Chow House

    Chow House's menu is undoubtedly Asian. With a selection of items inspired by the commonly available street food of the Orient, adeptly labelled 'Street Chow', think fresh explosions of flavour with slick modern presentations.

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  • “So what are you going to have?”, the SO asked over the bin of last weekend’s downpour. That weekend was […]

    The Chelsea Bistro, Paddington

    “So what are you going to have?”, the SO asked over the bin of last weekend’s downpour. That weekend was […]

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  • Our first stop on the Eat Drink Blog 2012 familiarisation tour in the Barossa Valley would be Bibu Barossa in Tanunda, to sample some of the region's wines.

    Bibu Barossa in Tanunda, South Australia

    Our first stop on the Eat Drink Blog 2012 familiarisation tour in the Barossa Valley would be Bibu Barossa in Tanunda, to sample some of the region's wines.

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