Eats in the Hood

I’m still struggling with the jet lag today, so I went for a walk at lunch for some fresh air. I was pleasantly surprised to find a great new restaurant in the neighbourhood – The Simple Kitchen Organic Cafe. Despite it’s rather complex moniker, the place is likely to become a regular stop for me… Continue reading Eats in the Hood

All Day in the Cafe

Another surprising pleasure in Australia was their cafe culture.  The country is dotted with cafes and it’s almost impossible to find a block without one. The national coffee ‘dish’ is the flat white.  It’s like a latte but with less froth on the top (and good luck ordering one in NYC, except maybe at Ruby’s). … Continue reading All Day in the Cafe

Australia: The Food

One of the surprising pleasures of our trip to Australia was how incredible the food was.  Here are a couple of things we noticed: Quality of Ingredients The Aussies have incredibly high quality food, particularly produce.  Check this out: That’s fresh ginger and each piece at the grocery was the size of a coconut.  All… Continue reading Australia: The Food