The Grain Store, Melbourne

by Jenny @ Ichigo Shortcake on August 22, 2013

It seems just like yesterday that I started my shop and now it’s been more than half a year. How fast time flies. It has also been far too long since I stayed away from the blog but now that year end work is almost over, I can start to concentrate a bit of my [...]


Purple Peanuts Japanese Cafe, Melbourne

by Jenny @ Ichigo Shortcake on July 29, 2013

In a city with no shortage of sushi joints, you’d need to have a point of difference to make it to the top. Purple Peanuts Japanese Cafe does this well.


My 2 unforgettable days in Daylesford, Part 2

by Jenny @ Ichigo Shortcake on June 24, 2012

Following part 1 of my unforgettable 2 days at Regional Victoria’s spa town Daylesford and having dinner at the fabulous Farmers Arms, I was ready for another day of good food and good fun. Daylesford isn’t a big town by any means. If you’re looking for a lot to do then you’re probably wrong. But [...]


My two unforgettable days at Daylesford, Victoria – part 1

by Jenny @ Ichigo Shortcake on June 20, 2012

Although this post is about a wonderful trip I had recently to the beautiful Daylesford in Victoria, famous for their spas and fantastic restaurants, I would be lying if I said the entire experience was rosy. Yes, I just have a tiny little complaint I wanted to vent out before I start rambling about the [...]


Jong Ga Korean BBQ restaurant & Mantra on Queen, Brisbane

by Jenny @ Ichigo Shortcake on December 21, 2011

When I read Choux-Fleur‘s review on Toodouri Korean BBQ the other day, I started thinking about when the last time I had Korean BBQ was, and then I remembered! I actually forgot to blog about the one and only Korean BBQ I had this year (in Australia anyway) at a restaurant called Jong Ga in [...]


Pie in the Sky, Olinda – pie and scone heaven!

by Jenny @ Ichigo Shortcake on October 21, 2011

Without doubt, I love a good pie. I used to dream about having pies and crave about having pies. I was so upset when Jesters closed its doors around Melbourne that I still pout my lips every time I pass its old location in Knox City Shopping Centre. As such, I was over the moon [...]


Captain Cook Cruises & high tea, Sydney

by Jenny @ Ichigo Shortcake on January 11, 2011

One afternoon during Yuye and I’s Sydney trip, we decided to take a boat cruise with Captain Cook Cruises around Sydney harbour. The package we purchased was $55 per person including the cruise and high tea. Sometimes Captain Cook Cruises holds special offers and I managed to get my tickets for $55 with a guaranteed [...]


Din Tai Fung, Sydney

by Jenny @ Ichigo Shortcake on January 9, 2011

Everything I did during my Sydney trip seemed to be in pairs. Now that I think about it, I went to Makoto twice, Masuya twice and even, Din Tai Fung…twice. That just shows how good these restaurants really are right? After dining at Din Tai Fung in Sydney, I really thought the dumplings I had [...]


Masuya, Sydney

by Jenny @ Ichigo Shortcake on January 6, 2011

Masuya, situated in a heritage listed building at 14 O’Connell Street, Sydney. It was in fact, right next to the Radisson Hotel, where we were staying for the duration of our Sydney trip. So Masuya is where we had our first dinner, together with a few friends. Now, there was something I really regretted doing [...]


Makoto (sushi train), Sydney

by Jenny @ Ichigo Shortcake on January 4, 2011

Ever since I went to Makoto (city store) back in 2009 after our trip up to Sydney for the Jay Chou concert, I’ve been dying to go back. Makoto’s one of those beautiful existences that Melbourne lacks. As most Melbournians know, we have NO really good sushi trains here. Just thinking about it makes me [...]