Sunday, 30 June 2013

Firewater Grille

One month after my actual birthday, I'm still celebrating!  Today DT and RN took me out for a day of surprises.  PS couldn't make it but she also chipped in for my awesome day of surprises.  Thanks girls!  The day started off with a manicure and pedicure at Foxy Nails (the manicure and pedicure was good but we don't recommend it if you want good service) and then it was high tea at Firewater Grille at Duxton Hotel.

Saturday, 29 June 2013

Kinky Monkey

LT just returned from Taiwan and said she must give me something before it goes off, so we organised dinner together for this Friday night.  Of course we can't go out for dinner without her sister SA, the three of us almost always go out together.  SA and LT chose Kinky Monkey because it is listed in the Entertainment Book.

Monday, 24 June 2013

Elie's Tent

Hubby and I haven't had a Saturday date night for ages!  Recently, we've had random night date nights and tonight was one of them, Sunday date night.  It was so cold and a Sunday night so we decided not to venture too far from home, I had a flick through my Entertainment Book and found Elie's Tent (listed under casual and family dining) for something different.  We rarely go to Middle Eastern restaurants which meant we didn't have many expectations. 

Sunday, 23 June 2013

Little Willy's

Little Willy's is a place I've walked past many, many times but most times I've walked past they were closed, so I just keep walking and have a little immature giggle to myself.

Today, I finally made it to Little Willy's because LN, who I haven't caught up with for ages, and I decided to have our catch up date there.  Well, I decided to have our catch up date there - LN didn't know about Little Willy's and thought I was joking when I told her the name and also had a giggle...so it's not just me.  You can't book so we decided to just rock up at 10:30am and see what happens.

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

The Bonsai Restaurant & Cafe Lounge

Tonight, hubby, my little sister-in-law and I went to The Bonsai Restaurant and CafĂ© Lounge for a quick Wednesday night dinner.

We were greeted by the manager as soon as we walked in and was quickly shown to our seats by one of the wait staff.  I have been to The Bonsai Restaurant and Cafe Lounge many times before but sister-in-law has not, so I was delegated the job of choosing all the tapas style dishes while hubby and her chose the mains.

Sunday, 9 June 2013

Blu Grill

Catch up time with JL, JC, LY and JO tonight and as usual JL chose the restaurant, which conveniently for me, is listed in the Entertainment Book.  I actually had no idea this restaurant existed but JL chose it because she knows my hubby loves steak and wanted to try somewhere new.

Blackbird

Tonight we say good bye and good luck to my girlfriend RL who is moving to Melbourne.  RL, we're going to miss you heaps but more importantly remember to keep a spare room so we have somewhere to stay when we visit. 

Anyway, RL chose Blackbird for her farewell dinner because of positive reviews on Urbanspoon and also because she couldn't get a table for a large group elsewhere (we had 15 people).  We were told we had to have the set menu at $65 per head because we were a large group.  Between the 15 of us, we managed to order everything that was offered on the menu.

Friday, 7 June 2013

Fuku Omakase and Teppanyaki

Fuku Omakase and Teppanyaki has been on my list of restaurants to try but I had not made my way there yet as I was saving it for a special occasion.  However, I ended up checking it out tonight as I was invited to blog about the restaurant.  I was exciting because this was a first for me.

Saturday, 1 June 2013

Friends Restaurant

Tonight hubby took me out for dinner at Friends Restaurant for a belated birthday celebration.  It also officially marks the start of my Entertainment Book Project, as this is the first review of a restaurant from the 2013/2014 Entertainment Book.

We arrived at 6pm and the restaurant was empty which is to be expected, who eats so early?  We were attended to immediately and shown to our seats which overlooked Langley Park with the Cirque de Soleil Big Top, and were given menus and asked if we wanted still, sparkling or tap water once we were comfortably seated in our chairs.