Eating Out: Apothecary, Adelaide

My friend from Anúna days, Toby Gilbert, moved to Adelaide many moons ago where he and his family have settled and I hoped I would get to meet up with him! A visit to ‘Apothecary’, one of the top-rated spots in Adelaide was it! We were first to arrive into an interesting pharmacy-inspired interior, the … Read more

Eating Out: Flinders St Project, Adelaide

Everyone knows I am no hipster, neither in demeanour nor intent, and yet I find myself drawn to cafes and eateries frequented by earnest millenials pondering whether THIS smashed avocado surpasses the unexpected finery of a spring pea guacamole at THAT vegan pop-up. Such were the online debates about the Flinders St Project in Adelaide, … Read more

Eating Out: Hey Jupiter, Adelaide

‘Hey Jupiter’ is not only the name of one of my favourite songs by Tori Amos (click here), but also the name of a French breakfast joint in downtown Adelaide, much recommended. It certainly had the classic good looks of a Parisian street-side scene, if not the crowds milling past, someone smoking a Gitane outside … Read more

Eating Out: Chow!, Darwin

A need for a spicy lunch in Darwin tempted me towards the harbourside area – somewhere I’d not prioritised because of the oft-repeated tour guide warning of saltwater crocodiles in the harbour!  I discovered that a harbour wall had been built and a children’s paddling area with beach constructed, which sounds great (hoping crocs can’t … Read more

Eating Out: Ilkari, Sails in the Desert Hotel, Uluru / Ayers Rock

“Yano”, I thought, “yano, it’ll be difficult to take pictures when the flies are at rest on my face”.  Yano? I was wrong. The flies of Ayers Rock and surrounds are persistent local residents.  After a refreshing breakfast (click here) and evening canape situation practically coated with the l’il buggers (like panko breadcrumbs, but darker … Read more