Home Delivery: Happy Gardens Chinese Restaurant

Happy Gardens Chinese Restaurant Since moving to Cleveland, QLD (Brisbane’s SouthEast) I have rarely ordered food to be home delivered. Tonight we were due to make Gluten-Free Seafood Pizza but unfortunately the base was past its prime. Thus, we were trying to decide what to have for dinner.  I didn’t feel like having leftover spaghetti…

Local Food Heroes: Thai Siam, Cleveland QLD

Thai Siam – Cambodian and Thai Cuisine Since moving to live in Cleveland near Brisbane, QLD Australia I have enjoyed many meals at the Thai and Cambodian restaurant called Thai Siam. The staff are friendly and helpful, attractive decor and reasonable prices. Steamed Scallops with ginger and lime New Zealand Oysters with ginger and shallots…

Redlands RSL, Sails on Shore – seafood mixed grill

A visit to the Redlands RSL and as a seafood fan my eyes boggle when I see the seafood mixed grill on the specials menu. Crab legs, prawns,  fish, squid, mussels and more. Served with chips and salad. [ Seafood mixed grill ] To read more reviews of Redlands RSL please click here Redlands RSl…

My favourite dining experiences in the Illawarra

On signing up for myTaste.com.au (a food and restaurant review site) I was asked to list my top 5 dining experiences. I have decided to share them here with some illustration as to why I rate them so highly. Top 5 dining experiences in the Illawarra Ocean Beach Hotel, Shellharbour Village I love this restaurant…

Food Review: Long Island Cafe, Windang

I have been living back in Lake Illawarra, NSW for a few years after living in Northern Wollongong suburbs and Tasmania and one of the things I really enjoy is a visit to Windang, a tourist town for fishermen and people that want to just slow down and enjoy the wonderful Lake Illawarra and nearby…

Restaurant Review: La Marina Tapas Bar and Restaurant, Wollongong

One of my favourite restaurants of Shellharbour, La Marina Tapas Bar and Restaurant has moved to Keira St, Wollongong. If you like Spanish food then you’ll love La Marina. Below are some of the meals we enjoyed at La Marina when they were still located in Shellharbour. I hope to visit their Wollongong store very…

Restaurant and Catering 2009 South Coast Awards nominees

Restaurant and Catering NSW have released their 2009 SOUTH COAST AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE NOMINEES LISTASIAN RESTAURANT Golden Palace Chinese Restaurant, Bargo Kings Chinese, North Wollongong Mango Moon, Kiama Mylan Restaurant, Wollongong Trang Vietnamese Restaurant, Wollongong BREAKFAST RESTAURANT Café Lush Pambula, PambulaDiggies Café, North Wollongong The Waterfront Café, Pambula BYO RESTAURANT Costa Azzurra Woodfire Restaurant, Fairy…

Jordans seafood restaurant

Australia Day lunch at Jordans was delicious. A seafood platter for two with a view of thousands of Australians walking past, enjoying the sights and sounds. Jordon Hot Platter for two – $105.00Deep fried perch fillets, salted spiced calamari, BBQ Octopus, spiced prawns, chips, spiced soft shell crab, baked scallops, kilpatrick oysters (we requested mornay…

Fish of the day ($21) at Ocean Beach Hotel, Shellharbour Village

Fish of the day ($21) at Ocean Beach Hotel, Shellharbour Village, originally uploaded by Vanessa Pike-Russell. It was such a lovely day it seemed a crime to spend it inside. We made our way down to Shellharbour village and enjoyed good food and a fantastic view at the Ocean Beach Hotel. With such a lovely…