If you’re wondering why St Hallett rings a bell, it’s because the wines are associated with one of the most famous wine regions in Australia – Barossa. And what is the Barossa most famous for.. ? It’s Shiraz, of course. This winery is famous for its old vines, a diversity of fruit, and great, incredibly […]
Marini on 57… lofty party pad, fabulous drinks and beautiful people, mingling all night long. Lyrics of 1999 come to mind… “Cause they say two thousand zero zero Party over, oops out of time So tonight I’m gonna party like it’s 1999″ – Prince Yes indeed, Marini’s 2nd anniversary was a rocking event, not short […]
It was a tale of Tea. And Cocktails. Tea Tails, if you like. The Ronnefeldt Cocktail Afternoon was held on Saturday, 11th October 2014 at The Smoke House, Majestic Hotel KL. Tea-infused cocktails and canapés delighted guests, who were totally intrigued by the unique concoctions prepared by the hotel’s resident bartender, Johnnie the Barman.
Cloudy Bay’s Sauvignon Blanc reminds me of sunshine in a bottle.. aromas and flavours of elderflower, green lime zest, stone fruit come to mind when I think of their Sauv Blancs. And who can resist a palate that’s ripe, fine and succulent, offering zesty ripe citrus.. ah, not me! Each year the Cloudy Bay vineyard releases its […]
I’ve always walked past Sentidos at the Starhill gallery but never had the chance to visit the place. Now, with their current “Live the Life” promotion going on, i.e. Viva la Vida, I could hardly resist the opportunity to check out its Spanish Tapas. Viva La Vida occurs every Saturday night (8-10pm) and it’s a […]
Ramen, Sushi Bars or Yakitori joints, are all well established in the average gourmet’s Japanese food vocabulary, but robatayaki, well that’s another one altogether. So where can one go, to fill up on tasty meats, seafood and vegetable dishes served fresh off the grill? Where small portions of meat, fish or vegetables are slow-grilled to […]
I think I just died and went to buttercream heaven. It’s no secret that both me and Cumi are crazy about old-school buttercream cakes. The sort we grew up on and ate as kids, especially after school, if we had been particularly bright that week, and our parents wanted to rewards us. And these days […]
Cape Mentelle wines are one of our favourites from Margaret River, not just because they excite our palates, but because while they are highly drinkable, they are affordable as well. When we visited the south-west corner of Australia 3 years ago, we thoroughly enjoyed some of the best wine we’d ever taste. And it is […]