In the spirit of it being mega-hot (low 30s) in Perth and not feeling super-hungry, I sought out a sushi place near my hotel in the Perth CBD. One seemed to tick all the boxes, Jaw Sushi, good ratings everywhere and with both the salmon sushi and crunchy chicken-y things I love. It’s inside a … Continue reading Restaurants: Jaw Sushi, Perth WA
Fantastic lunch at the Lava Restaurant at the Blue Lagoon, Iceland, featuring arctic char, lamb and astarpungar or 'love balls'!!
My lovely Airbnb hostess in Auckland took great pride in reminding me that New Zealand was famous for the hipster nature of its coffee, having invented the notorious flat white. Is it just me or is a flat white basically a small latte? Anyhoo, both she and my friend Anthony said that there was a … Continue reading Restaurant Reviews: Dear Jervois, Auckland, New Zealand
Out doing the rounds in Providencia, I kept spotting this restaurant, Liguria. It looked like a French bistro from the outside, but had an Italian name. I wandered in for the first time for a lunch. I had not been feeling well while in Santiago (food poisoning, I think) and I'd not eaten for a … Continue reading Restaurants: Liguria, Santiago, Chile
This is a quickie review - you can find the original (glowing) review here... This is a grumpy response. I'll admit it, my expectations were raised by the excellent lunch I had a few days earlier. This time, I was drawn in by the wine flights for which this place is renowned. I ordered my … Continue reading Restaurants: 2nd Visit – Bocanáriz, Santiago, Chile
This isn't a great review. See, I'm not always hyper-enthusiastic. I got food poisoning about 24-36 hours after eating here and I don't know if it was from here or one other place, but I was sick for 2 weeks. First it was hard to find. It's opposite a Japanese hotel. I went into it … Continue reading Eating Out: Restaurant Japon, Santiago, Chile
Easter deserves a special meal wherever you are, but I didn't know what would be open in Santiago, Chile. I set out from my hotel, the Crowne Plaza, and headed out to the Lastarria district, which had a bunch of places to eat out. I reckoned if anything was open, it might be there. First … Continue reading Restaurants: Casa Lastarria, Santiago, Chile