Author Archives: The Hungry Bon Vivant

The Bastille Burger

WITH the Tour de France in full swing and today begin Bastille Day my aptly named Bastille Burger is inspired by the classic French bistro toasted ham and cheese sandwich – the croque monsieur. The croque monsieur is a grilled … Continue reading

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Kopitiam Cafe (Laksa)

ON my walk to work the other morning I suddenly developed a laksa craving after I passed Kopitiam Cafe on Harris Street at Ultimo – a small cafe that has been at the site since 1999 serving up Malaysian staples to homesick Malays. I … Continue reading

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Ralph’s Delicatessen

“YOU’LL find it at Ralph’s,” the Baroness of Balmain instructed me. She was right. Not only was I able to source Maggie Beer’s verjuice but I was also able to pick up a bottle of Spanish pedro ximenez sherry vinegar as … Continue reading

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