Blog Posts - North Shore



Aristotle’s, Neutral Bay

Aristotle’s is a new little gem in the Neutral Bay restaurant scene, transporting diners to a stunning Greek Mediterranean oasis. Located just off the busy Military Road, a mere stone’s throw from the city, it sits on a cute little side stree...
by JENIUS on Dec 12, 2016

Mowbray Eatery, Lane Cove, Sydney

Starting with the freshest produce possible, The Mowbray Eater brings you their farm to table menu. But this particular menu isn’t here to stay, in fact it is constantly changing depending on the produce they gather. This ensures only the best...
by JENIUS on Aug 28, 2016

Ontario's Southwest City Fare 2016

In my continuing series of wines tasted in May, I had the opportunity to attend the 2nd annual Ontario's Southwest City Fare that was put on by the iYellow Wine Club. This food and wine event was held at 99 Sudbury and spanned two rooms - the 99 Gall...

How To Make Your Home Unattractive To Pests?

Since winter is already knocking at the door, the chances of pest activities are going to increase with each passing day. This is because pests want a protective shelter to save themselves from the dry environment and cold temperature. Thus avoiding...
by Corporate Web Affairs on Jun 6, 2016

A Galleon in Port

Our anniversary falls on Memorial Weekend so this past Friday we celebrated it with drinks and dinner in Newburyport, after which we walked around the foggy old town and came across a pirate ship, with a party on board. This was El Galeón, a Spanish...
by streets of salem on May 31, 2016

Rawsons Restaurant, Epping, Sydney

Club food. Pub Grub. RSL Dinners. They all leave you with a $10 schnitty special alongside a New that you probably could have just as easily put together at home. In more recent times, some establishments have seen the great advantage of creating a f...
by JENIUS on May 28, 2016

Little Raw Co. – Sydney’s newest raw, vegan dessert café

When you think dessert, you probably don’t think vegan, raw and organic. Do you?  And when you think vegan, raw and organic, you probably don’t think delicious. Do you? Well, businesswoman Whitney Koitka is turning those preconceptions aroun...
by JENIUS on May 10, 2016

Break-a-thon Fundraising Event at North Shore Taekwondo

On Friday, April 29th, we attended the "Breaking Boards Breaking Chains" Break-a-thon event at North Shore Taekwondo. It was a fundraiser event to raise awareness to end child slavery (especially for those in 3rd world countries). Brandon had a chanc...
by Baby Brandon's Adventures on May 5, 2016

Ernest M.A. Machado, Salem Architect

I tend to romanticize architects and the practice of architecture. When I first went to the house of my now-husband, who is an architect, I expected it to be Monticello-like, with a study in which a drafting table took center stage, surrounded by lov...
by streets of salem on Apr 8, 2016

How to Control Spider Infestations in Homes of North Shore?

Controlling spider infestations in homes is not that difficult. You just need to keep everything clean and tidy and restrict the entry points of spiders into the homes.
by Corporate Web Affairs on Mar 31, 2016

Things to do this Summer in Sydney: Sunday Sundown Sessions at Coogee Pavilion, Ivy Pool Club and The Newport

  Every Sunday throughout January to March 2016, three of Merivale’s prime summer venues Coogee Pavilion, The Newport and Ivy Pool Club will be playing host to Sunday sessions with live music performances by renowned local Australia performers...
by JENIUS on Jan 21, 2016

Johnny Lobster, Crows Nest

There’s a new kid on the casual lunch block and he’s bringing fresh, not-quite-brioche rolls, carnivorous Canadian lobster and lots of great flavours. The bold, red words stamped to the back wall of Johnny Lobster – ‘Lobster for the...
by JENIUS on Nov 17, 2015

China from the North – Mrs Mi, Chatswood

There’s a saying about Chinese food traditions: 南甜北咸东辣西酸 – loosely translated as: ‘Sweet South, Salty North, Spicy East, Sour West’. It’s a phrase that highlights the stereotypical flavours of different regions of China but,...
by JENIUS on Nov 17, 2015

Firefly, Neutral Bay, Sydney

There’s very little that can beat a leisurely Saturday afternoon when the sun is hanging high and you’ve had a productive morning enjoying the outdoors, completed a hard workout or just nutted out an assignment or piece of work, and are currently...
by JENIUS on Oct 14, 2015

The Rice Den, St Leonards, Sydney

  There’s a sense of excitement that pervades the atmosphere of The Rice Den and in the demeanour of Roy Chan, one of its head chefs, as he stops by to say hello and introduce us to the menu. It makes sense; they are now in an airy St Leonard...
by JENIUS on Aug 5, 2015

Tim Ho Wan, Chatswood, Sydney

It was love at first bite. The sweet, crunchy crust gave way to a soft and savoury meaty filling that danced merrily on every taste bud and I just knew. I knew I was in love with Tim Ho Wan’s Baked Bun with BBQ Pork. As soon as the news of Tim Ho W...
by JENIUS on May 14, 2015

A great cosmopolitan city Vancouver, Canada

Metropolitan Vancouver is Canada’s third largest city and one of the world's most livable cities. This western most city is situated right where the gorgeous western mountain peaks meet the beautiful green waters of the Pacific Ocean. It is blessed...
by eTravelTrips on Feb 25, 2015

The 7-Year Itch?

There is an old thought about relationships known as the “seven-year-itch” (something about getting an itch to try something new in the 7th year, which ultimately in most cases, terminates the former relationship). Before anyone gets alarmed, I h...

I Ate My Way Through Meetup: Korean Barbecue at Jonga Jip!

Backed by the popular demand of our Meetup group, we were asked about another Korea-town dining event, so we found ourselves at Jonga Jip Korean barbecue in Eastwood! No, no, it’s not a food crawl this time, but with a huge menu and a whopping...
by JENIUS on Nov 10, 2014

One Day More

Here I am blogging for the second day of this whole NaBloPoMo thing, and I’m feeling pretty high and mighty.  We’ll see how I keep up with this daily quota once I’m back at work tomorrow. Today was a good day for our family of four...


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