Celsius Coffee Co

 
 Photo Credit : May Leong

Photo Credit : May Leong

I am in love with this place! Celsius Coffee Co is not just your regular cafe. It's a cafe with a postcode envy and a killer Sydney harbour view!

So, me and my friends popped by Celsius Coffee Co for brunch on a lovely Thursday afternoon. We decided to all go vegan (our friend, Brad, is vegan, hehe).

And my oh my, they're all delicious. We ordered the Super Greens Breakfast without poached eggs. It comes with sauteed kale and asparagus, with lime avocado spread on a generous slice of sourdough bread.

I am a chia pudding fan and I had to try their Coconut Milk Chia Pudding served in a glass. It was beautifully layered with granola, berry puree and fresh strawberries and blueberries.

If you're a sweet tooth, you gotta try the Celsius Waffles. It is served with berries and topped with toasted nuts and peanut butter cream. And the maple syrup is to-die-for!

I have to say, this is the prettiest outdoor/indoors kind of cafe in all of Sydney, with the loveliest view of the harbour! It is a cute little spot, with limited seating available, and that makes it extra special to be here at Celsius Coffee Co. I love the idea of brunching so close to the water. So calming. I feel like I'm on a holiday!

You can get here via ferry to Kirribilli Wharf (the cafe is right on the jetty). Driving is another option. Celsius Coffee Co is a stone's throw away from the Prime Minister's house (why not pop over, hehe) and drive a little bit further, you'll find yourself right underneath the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Celsius Coffee Co

Kirribilli Wharf, 1/2 Holbrook Ave, Kirribilli NSW 2061
 

Easter Weekend

 
 At my favourite, Doughnut Time mint coloured store and having a wonderful Nutella time at Tella Balls Dessert Bar.

At my favourite, Doughnut Time mint coloured store and having a wonderful Nutella time at Tella Balls Dessert Bar.

Hello Easter bunnies and chickas!

Hope you are having a well rested long weekend. I'm already thinking today is Monday but it's actually Sunday :) haha!

So, I have been eating loads of Easter themed sweets. Here sharing my favourites from Sydney.

First stop, my favourite store to get doughnuts... Mmm. You guessed it Doughnut Time! Grab myself two six packs. Loving the flavours of Yolk Addict (Yellow, white & eggshell cream glaze, topped with Cadbury Crème egg) and Chubby Bunny (Pastel pink cream glaze with mini marshmallows and rainbow sprinkles).

Next stop was Tella Balls Dessert Bar in Dulwich Hill. Just twenty minutes drive from CBD. I met up with my girlfriends and we ate the yummiest from the menu. I would recommend the Red Velvet Waffles. And thinking of sweet, sweet pasta? Look no further, Pastatella is made from sliced pancakes (to make it look like Tagliatella

 Delicious Easter six packs from Doughnut Time and look at that spread from Max Brenner.

Delicious Easter six packs from Doughnut Time and look at that spread from Max Brenner.

For the last dessert haul, you gotta have a hot cuppa milk chocolate at Max Brenner. The waffles drizzled in generoues melted chocolate taste divine with strawberries and bananas. Having pizza craves? The Max Brenner pizza is topped with marshmallows and bananas.

That's all for my favourite places to eat on Easter weekend. Yummy in my tummy, for sure. Now, I'm looking for something savoury hehe.

Stay fab all! Have a fantastic month of April!

xoM

 

Noodle Hunting With Miss May

 

So, the other day, I went on a Noodle Hunt with the crew. OMG, Kingsford is the place to eat. It's got everything you'll love - Chinese, Indonesian, Thai, Malaysian and Japanese restaurants, all right next door to each other. There is so much variety on Anzac Parade, that you probably do not even know where to start.

But fret not, I'm here to show share my Top 5. Scroll below to your ultimate food guide in Kingsford.

Everise Handmade Noodles

Look no further, if you're a fan of handmade noodles, this is the place to be. Everise Handmade Noodles is always packed with locals and students especially during lunch hour. 

The House Stir Fried Noodle with Beef and Dry Fried Noodles with Lamb are delicious. If you're looking for something different yet delicious, I would recommend the Cold Noodles with Fried Roast Lamb. It was shown with 3 Chillis (a measure of spice levels) in the menu, but if you can handle the heat, this dish doesn't dissapoint.

474 Anzac Parade, Kingsford NSW 2032

Chinese Dumpling & Noodle Restaurant

This place takes me back to one of the dumpling and noodle places in China, with its quirky interior and pleasant staff. The spring pancakes were an absolute hit with the crew. It taste exactly the same as getting it from the street vendors in Beijing. Yum!

The Northern style pork and chives dumplings and handmade noodles with beef are a must try. Huge portions made to share, so it's a great place to out with friends!

323 Anzac Parade, Kingsford NSW 2032

Kingsford Chinese Restaurant

Okay, as I'm writing this, I'm feeling so hungry thinking about the best Malaysian Chinese food in town. This is it,  Kingsford Chinese Restaurant is one of my absolute favourite.

The Braised Green Beans and Shan Dong Chicken are the most popular dish in this restaurants. As I sat there, waiting for my dish to arrive, I overheard every customer ordering the same dishes (and perhaps with a little bit more variety).

Shan Dong Chicken was succulent and the skin was just simply scrumptious. The dish was served in a sweet and spicy sauce, sprinkled with carrots and shallots. The Braised Green Beans just had everything going for. You gotta try these! 

426 Anzac Parade, Kingsford NSW 2032

It's Time for Thai

It's always time for Thai. Who am I kidding? We arrived at lunch hour and it was full house.  

The Soft Shell Crab is to-die-for. A yummy dish served with fresh salad. 

2/309 Anzac Parade, Kingsford NSW 2032

Imperial Peking Chinese Restaurant

Imperial Peking is a must visit, if you're a yumcha fan. And even more so, if you love duck. 

We tried all the handmade dumplings, they were all delicious, with the Gow Gee (Prawn Dumpling), my absolute favourite. 

This family run business has been going on for 17 years and Jenny, the manager, takes pride in serving one of the best Peking Duck in Sydney. On weekends, this place is packed, so be prepared to wait in line to get in.

558 Anzac Parade, Kingsford NSW 2032

And that's it for now...

It's so easy to get to Kingsford via Anzac Parade, with heaps of buses running along Anzac Parade. Even with all the construction going on, Kingsford is still open for business. So, don't be afraid to check Anzac Parade out and "Live It Up Locally" guys!

And looking forward to seeing all your flatlays inspired by the hashtag #liveituplocally! 

Have a fab day all!

xxM

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Harajuku Gyoza

 
 Photo Credit : May Leong

Photo Credit : May Leong

When I stepped into Harajuku Gyoza in Potts Point, it took me straight back to that time I was in Tokyo. With quirky Japanese decor, Harajuku Gyoza is kawaii and cosy at the same time (oh, and that beer glass was too cute to handle!).

I love their opening line of their website's menu. It goes like this, "You are like a hungry salaryman in a Japanese izakaya. You are thirsty and your appetite is big like Godzilla. So try grilled gyoza."

My #instagramhusband and I went a little bit crazy with gyoza. We ordered a variety of poached duck, grilled pork and grilled prawns. They were all just simply delightful and went very well with our Slushy Cider. OMG I was super excited as this was my first experience drinking Slushy Beer. Let me tell you this, I feel like a big kid again.

Chicken Ramen and Teriyaki Chicken Don were the main dishes, which we devoured pretty quickly. We couldn't resist the Izakaya sides of Pork Belly Kakuni and Agedashi Tofu. Kakuni iliterally means "square simmered" and every square tasted so tender and juicy.

The Jelly Watermelon is Harajuku Gyoza's latest creation and the pink jelly taste just like what you'd expect, a watermelon infused jelly. It was pure happiness. Dotted with chocolate drops, I wished I did not have to share my Jelly Watermelon with my #instagramhusband. I'm a sweet tooth and it's something I really want to have all to myself teehee:)  

Harajuku Gyoza is a really fun and casual Japanese Bar to hang with friends. Lovely and friendly staff. Couldn't have asked for more. I'm definitely returning again for more Watermelon Jelly and Slushy Beer.  

Harajuku Gyoza
9/15 Bayswater Rd, Potts Point NSW 2011
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