Mooncake Festival a. k. a. Mid-Autumn festival is approaching and my girlfriends & I decided to have a go at making mooncakes.  Mooncake is a Chinese pastry, traditionally eaten during this festival.  Our contemporary celebration revolves around a feast with family and friends and eating mooncakes.   If there are kids around we would also … Continue reading

Top Hot Pot

It’s that time of the year again, winter is coming and we are craving for hotpot.  We were tossing up between a few hot pot places in Sunnybank and ended up going to Top Hot Pot. There were 5 of us and it was easier to have an individual soup each.  The hot pot buffet … Continue reading

New Shanghai

After taking a break for nearly two months to recover from the cruise, we are finally continuing our food journey in Brisbane. Our first stop was New Shanghai. It is a new dumpling-style Chinese restaurant located at Queens Plaza. It has the same oriental style ambience as some other dumpling-style restaurants, with a window to … Continue reading

The Cube Hot Pot

The Cube Hot Pot is located in the car park area of Sunnybank Plaza. Though we find ourselves searching for food in the Sunnybank area quite often, we rarely stray this far, until just recently. A friend introduced us to this place and we have been there a couple of times since. The funny thing … Continue reading

Fortune Well SiChuan Restaurant

SiChuan cuisine is becoming our new favourite with the temperature dropping. The hot, spicy and numbing style dishes is well-suited for this cold weather. Fortune Well is located in Sunny Park, across the road from busy Market Square. We went there for a late lunch last weekend. Being the sick boy (thanks to me passing … Continue reading