seafood Archive

  • There is an unspoken challenge with a moniker such as the Defiant Duck - don't defy the Defiant Duck! It speaks of a brazen unapologetic and quirky character. That initial impression seemed a little at odds with this American joint, which at first glance looks like a crisp casual upmarket not-quite-fastfood restaurant.

    Don’t defy The Defiant Duck

    There is an unspoken challenge with a moniker such as the Defiant Duck - don't defy the Defiant Duck! It speaks of a brazen unapologetic and quirky character. That initial impression seemed a little at odds with this American joint, which at first glance looks like a crisp casual upmarket not-quite-fastfood restaurant.

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  • Simple Chinese home cooking doesn't need a multitude of exotic ingredients and this recipe for stirfried wombok with dried shrimp is testament to that.

    Taste of Home: Stirfried wombok with dried shrimp

    Simple Chinese home cooking doesn't need a multitude of exotic ingredients and this recipe for stirfried wombok with dried shrimp is testament to that.

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  • The Jam Pantry has been on my to-visit list ever since owner Naomi Zavackas (formerly the creator of Comfort at My Table and more widely known as Nims) opened her new business on Logan Road in January this year. And we managed to do just that enroute on an Ikea run (we love our cheap furniture) and finally dropping into the Jam Pantry for breakfast.

    Finally dropping into the Jam Pantry for breakfast

    The Jam Pantry has been on my to-visit list ever since owner Naomi Zavackas (formerly the creator of Comfort at My Table and more widely known as Nims) opened her new business on Logan Road in January this year. And we managed to do just that enroute on an Ikea run (we love our cheap furniture) and finally dropping into the Jam Pantry for breakfast.

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  • When friend Sharon came up from Sydney and reached out, we organised to have breakfast at Cafe O-Mai, a cafe that's been on my to-visit for far too long.

    A unique breakfast at Cafe O-Mai

    When friend Sharon came up from Sydney and reached out, we organised to have breakfast at Cafe O-Mai, a cafe that's been on my to-visit for far too long.

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  • Fish Lane Bistro is one of the many Brisbane restaurants warming up to the season with a new menu to entice those looking for a great meal in South Brisbane. It offers a quieter dining experience with great service and would be perfect for a casual date night.

    Fish Lane Bistro’s new Spring 2015 menu

    Fish Lane Bistro is one of the many Brisbane restaurants warming up to the season with a new menu to entice those looking for a great meal in South Brisbane. It offers a quieter dining experience with great service and would be perfect for a casual date night.

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  • The Oslo harborside is one of the most picturesque parts of the city and taking advantage of the summer days, we had a seafood lunch at the Louise Restaurant & Bar to linger just a little bit longer and soak up the gorgeousness surrounding the water side.

    Oslo: Louise Restaurant & Bar

    The Oslo harborside is one of the most picturesque parts of the city and taking advantage of the summer days, we had a seafood lunch at the Louise Restaurant & Bar to linger just a little bit longer and soak up the gorgeousness surrounding the water side.

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  • Despite how pricey I found Oslo compared to Australia, the SO insisted we have a nice dinner at a lovely restaurant, but seeing as Bubby could potentially become fussy, I was adamant we did not travel too far from the hotel. The SO had had drinks at the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel's 34 Restaurant and Bar the night before and convinced me they would be perfect.

    Oslo: 34 Restaurant and Bar

    Despite how pricey I found Oslo compared to Australia, the SO insisted we have a nice dinner at a lovely restaurant, but seeing as Bubby could potentially become fussy, I was adamant we did not travel too far from the hotel. The SO had had drinks at the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel's 34 Restaurant and Bar the night before and convinced me they would be perfect.

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  • Noodle lovers, rejoice! Brisbane's Night Noodle Markets has returned and kicked off yesterday (Wednesday July 22). It will be rocking the South Bank Cultural Forecourt for 12 nights till Sunday August 2, with extended hours and new stallholders.

    Brisbane Night Noodle Markets returns

    Noodle lovers, rejoice! Brisbane's Night Noodle Markets has returned and kicked off yesterday (Wednesday July 22). It will be rocking the South Bank Cultural Forecourt for 12 nights till Sunday August 2, with extended hours and new stallholders.

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  • After wrapping Bubby up nice and warm against the cooling evening temperatures, we took a quick brisk walk around the corner from the hotel, where I found myself at a very busy Fiskeriet, one of the few fish markets still in Oslo's city centre.

    Oslo: Fiskeriet

    After wrapping Bubby up nice and warm against the cooling evening temperatures, we took a quick brisk walk around the corner from the hotel, where I found myself at a very busy Fiskeriet, one of the few fish markets still in Oslo's city centre.

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  • It was our first evening in Oslo and we found Aye Aye Club not too far from our hotel. With the sky still ridiculously sunny for the time of day (hello land of the midnight sun), we trooped over to grab some dinner.

    Oslo: Aye Aye Club

    It was our first evening in Oslo and we found Aye Aye Club not too far from our hotel. With the sky still ridiculously sunny for the time of day (hello land of the midnight sun), we trooped over to grab some dinner.

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