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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Spotlight: Tra Vinh

The days are counting down, the lanterns being strung and the red packets being stuffed. Yes, Chinese New Year is almost upon us and that means one thing in my eyes. Food.  If you haven’t seen my previous posts,…

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Spotlight: Good Fortune Roasting House

In my eyes, one of the most magical ingredients to grace our palates is duck. Juicy, delicious, tender and oh so tasty pieces of slightly pink meat with crisp skin hugging a thin layer of fat. It’s glorious, and…

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Spotlight: Tak Chee

When you say the words chicken rice in Perth, it’s pretty synonymous with one place and one place only… Tak Chee House. From the outside it doesn’t immediately catch your eye like some Chinese restaurants in Northbridge with their…

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Spotlight: The Red Teapot

Sometimes when I tell people I’m half Taiwanese they don’t believe me. I guess because I’m tall and I don’t have particularly Asian features, it doesn’t quite click to people that my heritage is Chinese – and that it…

Late night dim sum den antics at Young George

I love a good chef collaboration. There’s something very special about seeing two talented individuals bring their different skill-sets into the kitchen to produce a collaborative, cohesive meal. Cue: Young George’s Melissa Palinkas inviting Liberte’s Amy Hamilton into her…

Bivcha

Bivcha: Bivouac’s take on yum cha

White guys doing Asian food. It was a big trend in recent years – and one I think effectively showcases the impact of fusion flavours (when done right). While we’ve said goodbye to one of my all time faves…

Taipei

Taiwan travel diary: Taipei

Taipei. Home to one of the tallest  buildings in the world, and the capital of the island of Taiwan (sometimes referred to as the Republic of China by outsiders, but by no one who resides there). It’s also the…

Panda & Co

Pandemonium at Panda & Co

Perth can be a pretty small place. Sure, we’re a population of over two million people – but somehow in certain circles you tend to run into the same people over and over again. Never has a truer sentence…

Japan

Japan travel diary: Tokyo

From the explosive food scene, to the affinity for nature, to the burgeoning technology scene – Japan has held so much appeal to me as a travel destination for longer than I can remember. And so it made perfect…