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Bluewater Cafe, Manly

One rainy night after work, the boy and I crossed the Spit Bridge to Manly for dinner at Bluewater Cafe which is located right on the main promenade. The interiors are decorated with surfboards and sailboat ornaments on the walls which gave it a laidback beach vibe, perfect with the selection of fresh seafood on the menu.

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USA Food Diary: Highlights of Boston

On my recent visit to the USA, I went on a side trip from New York City to Boston to visit some friends and feast on their famous seafood. The boy and I ended up having New England Clam Chowder for practically every meal, but luckily every restaurant we went to had a slightly different take on the classic creamy soup.

After our whirlwind tour of the charming city, I’ve put together a list of foodie spots to hit up if you’re ever in town:

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Three Blue Ducks, Bronte

There’s been a lot of hype around Three Blue Ducks, opened by a couple of Tetsuya trained chefs in Bronte and featuring a much more laidback approach to fine dining with surprisingly affordable pricing of $17 per course. We rocked up early on a Saturday night at 6pm as they do 2 seatings for dinner (the other starts at 8.30pm) and admired the colourful graffiti adorning their walls, both inside and out in the alleyway which you enter from.

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Gowings Bar and Grill, Town Hall

Hidden upstairs in the building next door to the newly opened Topshop is a bustling restaurant called Gowings Bar and Grill which brings alive the history of the original building with its name and rejuvenates it with a European brasserie concept.

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The Fish Shop, Potts Point

The Fish Shop is yet another one of Merivale’s many eateries, this time located just a bit out of the CBD at Potts Point. I’m here on a Friday night and the vibe is pretty great filled with a mix of young adults, workers and groups of friends catching up. It’s packed full but not too busy that we can’t get a seat, and throughout the night they manage to maintain a full seated crowd without a line forming at the door.

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