That time of year is upon us. The days are long, the nights are hot and sticky, and the beaches are jam-packed full of people. Writing about these observations of summer brings back childhood memories of family barbecues. I fondly remember the smells of smoke and grilled meat filling my nostrils as I run around … More Is there nothing finer than the smell of barbecued meat in the summer?
I have a confession. My name is Louie and I am a dim-sum/ dumpling-a-holic. This is nothing new. I have been addicted to these tiny parcels of steamed goodness for as long as I can remember. Even now, I sit at my desk, enthusiastically hammering away at my keyboard, thinking about how the sight of a plate of … More The Wonton Production Line
Here I sit, in my ideal state. Red wine in hand, Eddie Vedder’s ukulele album playing in the background and my head filled with the thoughts, smells and taste of the street food that I have been enthusiastically consuming over the past couple of weeks. For me, Vietnam has the best food in South-East Asia. … More The Streets are Where It’s At!
I realised a short term dream recently. It was my birthday and my girlfriend and I decided to book a table at 3 Blue Ducks on Bronte Rd. The hype surrounding this place has been huge over the last year or so, and it had been on my hit list for quite some time. … More Three Blue Ducks