Centennial Parklands Dining

Centennial Parklands Dining

Until last Saturday, I had only dined at Centennial Parklands Dining for brunch. What a lovely surprise, when I had lunch there for a friend’s birthday on the weekend. The food is delicious…I had the Scotch Fillet which was great, but I had serious food...
Coogee Pavilion (Rooftop)

Coogee Pavilion (Rooftop)

I have been to Coogee Pavilion three times since it opened last year, including twice to the Rooftop which opened just after Christmas 2014. In a nutshell, Justin Hemmes has waved his magic wand again. Downstairs is an oasis for little and big kids, whilst upstairs is...
Da Orazio Pizza + Porchetta

Da Orazio Pizza + Porchetta

I had been looking forward to going here for ages, well ever since it opened really and I heard Maurice Terzini (of Icebergs etc fame) was one of Da Orazio‘s owners. It is completely different to Icebergs though, so don’t go there expecting fine dining and ocean...
Gelato Messina

Gelato Messina

Where do I start? How can  begin to do Gelato Messina justice? They wee voted the Best Gelato in The SMH Guide 2011 and they have not slowed down since. To my delight, they now have branches in Darlinghurst (complete with a Dessert Bar), Surry Hills, The Star, Bondi,...
Watson’s Bay Hotel

Watson’s Bay Hotel

The Watson’s Bay Hotel always had the perfect location; next to the beach and a ferry wharf, and with views of the harbour to boot. But since the new look opened in October 2013, it has it all. With the huge makeover, the prices have gone up slightly, but if you like...
A Tavola

A Tavola

I should start by saying that I really wanted to go to Da Orazio Pizza after Sculptures by the Sea, but unfortunately so it seemed did everyone else and there was an hour wait for a table. So, my friends and I went to A Tavola nearby instead. It turned out to be a...