29 December 2016

Restaurant 1881 ~ French - Noumea

Jutting out of the harbour on a small pier, Restaurant 1881 in Noumea makes for a pretty view of the water and whats on the plate.

22 December 2016

Gone but not forgotten 2016 ~ our end of year tribute to those departed

Just like sand through the hourglass, these were the restaurants of our lives. In memory of those places lost to us in 2016.


20 December 2016

Shanghai Fried Dumpling ~ Chinese - Wolli Creek

Shanghai style food found in the heart of the new high rise suburbs around Wolli Creek. Shanghai Fried Dumpling is stuffed inside a supermarket shopfront, but bursts with the slightly sweet flavours of its namesake town.

18 December 2016

Sussex Centre Food Court: new openings and renovations

Sussex Centre Food Court has recently undergone some big changes with new stallholders opening and stall renovations. We round up the new places to eat and the changes to old favourites..


17 December 2016

Zanzibar ~ French - Noumea

Located in an old terrace building up the hill in Centreville, Zanzibar mixes an historic building with a typical Noumean Franco/Pacific menu with touches of the sunny Mediterranean.

12 December 2016

Mr Boeuf ~ French - New Caledonia

Our annual trip to Noumea has become an ongoing quest to try every restaurant in town. Next up is Mr Boeuf, a place popular with locals of all walks of life, the odd tourist and flying supercows.

11 December 2016

News: Dixon House Food Court closed after gas explosion

Dixon House and the basement food court is currently closed after a gas explosion on 29 November.


The Wild Nest Cafe ~ Indonesian \ Australian - Alexandria

 A cafe in Alexandria with Indonesian specialties, The Wild Nest could make a beef rendang roll the new tradie lunch time favourite.

10 December 2016

O'Boucher ~ French, Noumea

Our Saturday flight from Sydney lands us in Noumea in time for lunch. This time we pick O'Boucher which on previous trips was packed with locals. It's quieter on this trip, go figure.

05 December 2016

Another Week of Street Food in Bali

Beach warungs, back lanes, burnt down markets and busy roads are where we explore the food on offer during a one week stay in Bali.