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Reviews of restaurants one of the Spooning Australia team, has visited, feasted, reviewed and photographed

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Encasa | Lane Cove

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I have a massive love for the Encasa chain of Spanish restaurants. There Encasa Deli in the Sydney CBD has their beautiful mosaic of what I would call the “Deli Lady” and some incredible food for dine-in and takeaway. Their Encasa Restaurant at the other end of the CBD is a massive Spanish Restaurant that […]

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Frogmore Creek | Cambridge TAS


I was lucky to be in contact with FROGMORE CREEK about a lunch visit while touring in Tasmania with mother dearest. It is one of the best venues I have ever had the pleasure to dine in and a culinary experience I will never forget. It is also my number one venue of 2017 and […]

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The Garden | Ashfield Wests


It is with huge thanks to the lovely ladies at Papaya PR that I was invited a couple of weeks ago to attend a superb day at THE GARDEN. THE GARDEN is oddly located inside the The Wests Rugby Leagues Club in Ashfield. Preconceptions pictured some ludicrous football club B-Grade bistro (of sorts) that sold pizza. […]

March 28, 2017 / By / , , , , , , , , , / 2 Comments
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Australian Food Health Star Rating

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Just like it has successfully worked for years on electrical appliances for energy efficiency, packaged food is now being ranked using a Health Star Rating. Personally I am incredibly welcome to the idea and have commenced allowing the stars to assist in my selection choice. The Health Star Rating system was developed by the Australian, state and […]

March 27, 2017 / By / , , , , , , , , , , / 1 Comment
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Bake Bar | Double Bay

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I don’t usually get invitations from PR companies to venues on Saturdays. Usually for cafes this means they are at their peak with no room or time for foodie freaks. Well the BAKE BAR venue at Double Bay was at its peak, it was packed to the rafters with people waiting for tables and the lovely venue […]

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