Seunghee & Richard’s engagement

wedding annoucement

Two of the most important people in my life are tying the knot!
We embarked on a fun engagement photoshoot around Brisbane
& I created a cute little wedding announcement for the happy couple!

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Richard & Seunghee are just about the cutest couple you could ever meet; both with professions in health care, their daily compassion, patience & upbeat attitudes are truly admirable
(let’s just say if I ever fall ill, I hope I’d wind up in their wards)

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These two foodies never fail to make me laugh
I wish them all the happiness in the world!

The Stores & London Fields

IMG_0119Stopped by London Fields for a long overdue catch up with my design guru
(The husband and I were here for dinner last week and I kicked myself for not bringing a proper camera!)

Perched on the corner of Montague Road and Raven Street, London Fields is part of a spanking new block that has transformed the forgotten warehouse-y part of West End into a contemporary hub of pure architecture & food porn. The complex also houses a gourmet market The Stores West End, as well as a bulk food purveyor The Source, with a large range of healthy nibbles and raw, organic ingredients.

From the owners of Public, Red Hook and Coppa SpuntinoLondon Fields is a “gastropub” that pays homage to British pub food with a modern Australian twist, boasting a nose-to-tail menu that celebrates locally sourced ingredients. The menu is concise and well executed, designed for grazing and sharing! I loved the oysters, rich bone marrow dish and the roasted cauliflower (pictures on Instagram)

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IMG_0117A light-filled space with geometric wall panels, angled backlighting, polished concrete walls against herringbone patterned woods,
large metal framed windows that open up to velvety felt & leather seating… the interior carries a humble sophistication that is welcoming and luxe.

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IMG_0110IMG_0113IMG_0106Cocktails named after legends, such as Ziggy Stardust and The Michael Caine

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IMG_0125IMG_0131Unfortunately a couple of items were unavailable today, so we decided to go with the pub nibbles of wagyu cheese burger & fries

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Open from breakfast until owl hours

The Stores West End

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IMG_0151Great VM!

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I’d die for a cheese room like this at home haha

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The Source Bulk Foods

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Love the branding & the way-finding!

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The Kettle Black Cafe

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Spent a lovely long weekend in Melbourne.
Our first stop was the famous Kettle Black cafe,
part of the prestigious group of Top PaddockTwo Birds One Stone!
Nestled between an 1880’s terrace house and a contemporary establishment,
it’s a perfect romance of contemporary and antiquity.

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IMG_9838Light & airy Scandinavia decor paired with a creative menu graced with a fine dining touch

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Hakuna Matata!

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Chilli scrambled eggs (so smooth) with cured flinders island wallaby, feta & leaves
– absolutely delicious, tasted a bit like beef tataki!

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Tataki ocean trout with a raw kale & pickled vegetable salad, seaweed, nuts & poached…
this is truly the BEST trout I’ve ever had.

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IMG_9859King prawns with lime mayo on brioche and edible flowers

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Benedict style eggs with braised pork shoulder & aerated hollandaise

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IMG_9879Harro Boomcase!

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The Kettle Black
50 Albert Road, South melbourne


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