One cuisine that I don’t eat enough of is Malaysian. There’s not much on offer nearby home, but I feel (more like know) there is an abundance of it in the city. I have weekly laksa lunch dates with my sister (ipoh on york, jimmy’s recipe, hokka hokka) but that’s as far as it goes . The Boy and I are feeling adventurous so make the effort to go somewhere new – new cuisine (for him), new restaurant.. why not?
I finally got around to visiting the new kid on the block in Canley Heights. Although to be frank, there have been a couple new shops that have also opened recently (La Grilla, Le Caravelle) and to be opened (ahem, Noggi!). It’s quite amazing to see just how much Canley Heights has transformed over the years since the Holy Basil days.
Welcome to 2013! I hope everybody had a great (and safe) time ringing in the new year. I think it’s only right of me that my first post of 2013 entails my first proper eat for the year. It’s new years day and with it being a public holiday, we weren’t too sure of what was going to be opened so we resort to Cabramatta, which we know is opened all year round except during Chinese New Year.
To be honest, I’ve only discovered Malaysian food in the last year or so. I’ve had laksa a few times prior not ever knowing where it came from, I suppose I never really thought about it. Organising lunch dates with friends led me to more and more Malaysian places so eventually, I finally realised what everyone was talking about on twitter and instagram, namely CKT haha (and I’m not even kidding).
Several months ago (we’re talking April here) the boy and I were ready to party with Cosmic Gate, a German trance dj duo who had an intimate concert in Sydney. For those that listen to trance, these are the guys who produced Exploration of Space and The Theme – two very popular trance anthems. Yes, I am a trance fan and a party goer (who would have thought hey?) but the night really tested me as it was a “rave” so to speak from 10pm – 6am. Nope, I didn’t last but it was a mighty good effort. Before dancing my way through the night we needed to feed our bellies! With our cravings for Malaysian food, Chinta Ria Mood for Love was the perfect place to try out.
I am absolutely guilty of celebrating Valentine’s Day more that once this year despite not being one to need a day on the calendar to tell my favourite boy that he is in fact my favourite. Yes we did eat at Mad Cow which was organised by the boy but we simply used Valentine’s Day day as another excuse to dine out and try a place that we’ve been wanting to try out for a long, long time haha =D so, hello to some Malaysian food at Temasek.