Vask Tapas Room BGC – Manila

Vask Tapas Room BGC – Manila

Hello and kumusta, dear GG readers! It’s been a while since I last wrote a story for Julie. My full time job has demanded so much from me. I missed writing for GG and I missed all of you. As a treat, I am sharing with you a review of one of Manila’s finest...
Palermo Restaurant and Brazilian Night

Palermo Restaurant and Brazilian Night

‘Twas our second night in Cebu. My friends and I were still under the charms of Plantation Bay Resort and Spa. Outside it was a bit chilly and starry. All thoughts of the chill in the air melted at the sight of the sizzling Brazilian show. As we had gotten...
Best Ever Barcelona Dishes!

Best Ever Barcelona Dishes!

Regular Gourmet Getaways readers would know that I choose my holiday destinations based on the food I would like to try. Today I give you a delicious look at some of the best Barcelona Dishes! Must Try Dishes in Barcelona If you are planning a grand trip to Spain, one...
The Verandah Restaurant – Hunter Valley

The Verandah Restaurant – Hunter Valley

Tonight we are dining at the Verandah Restaurant. The Verandah is another of chef  Matt Dillow successfully Hunter Valley restaurants. Mr GG & I have previously dined at Twine, the newest of  Matt’s restaurants and enjoyed an amazing lunch, so we were...
Ridgeview Restaurant Hunter Valley

Ridgeview Restaurant Hunter Valley

Ridgeview Estate in the Hunter Valley is somewhere you are going to want to stop and stay for a while.  This sprawling estate is so tranquil and conducive to rest and relaxation. Ridgeview has everything you could want from a Hunter Valley getaway right on their...
Parlour Wine Room Review

Parlour Wine Room Review

Catching up with other bloggers for a bite to eat is one of the joys of writing Gourmet Getaways. Knowing Mr GG and I would be spending some time in Canberra I contacted Bec from Intolerant Chef and Jasmine from Absolutely Jas and suggested we share a meal together....
The Carlisle Bar – Make Me A Porn Star

The Carlisle Bar – Make Me A Porn Star

We’ll perhaps I didn’t exactly say that to the bartender at the Carlisle Bar, but that’s what he made me. Mr GG and I were at the Carlisle Bar in Potts Point to attend the launch of the bar’s new tapas menu. At the end of the story TEN lucky...
Tapas Macauleys Restaurant -Coffs Harbour

Tapas Macauleys Restaurant -Coffs Harbour

Macualey’s Restaurant in Coffs Harbour is one of a handful  of special places that Mr GG and I find ourselves returning often. The menu changes seasonally, and the venue hosts a variety of events, such as the recently attended “Fabulous Ladies Wine...
Azka Tapas & Wine Bar Armidale

Azka Tapas & Wine Bar Armidale

Armidale is another great winter weekend destination. There are so many gorgeous old country pubs to explore. Our first stop in Armidale was a little more upmarket we chose the Azka Tapas & Wine Bar. Azka is located inside the Quality Hotel Armidale. Upon arrival...
Coastal Bistro

Coastal Bistro

3-5 Kurrawyba Ave Terrigal NSW The extra long Easter break seems to have given everyone the opportunity to take some time for a well deserved break.  Is seems a little relaxing and socializing is on everyone’s agenda at the moment.  We are catching up with family at...
Garlic Prawns in Chili Oil

Garlic Prawns in Chili Oil

Outdoors Topic 5 I am just a little bit late on my completing and uploading my Cookbook Challenges.  I do plan to catch up because I thoroughly enjoy the process of interpreting the theme and producing something I would not have otherwise cooked. The theme for...
Simple Catalan Chickpea Salad with Chorizo

Simple Catalan Chickpea Salad with Chorizo

The Spanish theme was one I had been looking forward to tackling for this week’s challenge. I imagined putting up lots of gorgeous Tapas dishes which I have been meaning to try and never quite got around to cooking – Catalan Chickpea Salad being one of...
Easy Spanish Omelette – Tortilla Espanola

Easy Spanish Omelette – Tortilla Espanola

My second dish for the Spanish theme is the very traditional Spanish Omelette or Tortilla Espanola (it sounds so much better in Spanish).  I have never really made this in the true Spanish method. I usually add cheese and a throw it in a quiche dish but this time I...