About Mookie

A passionately positive foodie who loves travelling the world and experiencing what the best chefs in the world have to offer. Based in Sydney, Australia, Mookie also loves to dine locally and uncover great restaurants, chefs and food combinations with her #foodiemookie crew.

The Worlds 50 Best Restaurants 2018 : 1-50 List

The Worlds 50 Best Restaurants 2018 : 1-50 List  Osteria Francescana; Modena, Italy El Celler de Can Roca; Girona, Spain Mirazur; Menton, France Eleven Madison Park; New York, USA Gaggan; Bangkok, Thailand Central; Lima, Peru Maido; Lima, Peru Arpège; Paris, France Mugaritz; San Sebastián, Spain Asador Etxebarri; Axpe, Spain Quintonil; Mexico City, Mexico Blue Hill [...]

EPHERNITÈ (aka L’Epherenitè) – Taiwanese ingredients reimagined.

Ephernitè - the final restaurant in our food tour of Taiwan. It had been a whirlwind expedition from Thailand to Singapore and 4+hours across to Taiwan. We’d traversed across Taipei and down to Taichung to eat (Le Mout) and now we were ensconced in a softly-lit, quiet nook at restaurant Ephernitè. It was a perfect [...]

Flourishing Florilege Tokyo Review

It is a given that most foodies choose a restaurant based on the style and quality of the food. On a trip to Tokyo, Florilege was a rare time that the choice to dine was based on a rumoured ‘immersive’ experience as well as the fact it had been named as ‘one to watch’ by [...]

Sublime Sushi – Shinzi By Kanesaka Review

Restaurant: Shinzi by Kanesaka @ The Regis Location: 29 Tanglin Road, Singapore, 247911, Singapore Chef: Shunsuke Kikuchi Cuisine: Traditional Japanese Sushi & Sashimi Omakase Awards: 1 Michelin Star, #44 Asia’s Best 50 Restaurants 2017 Book a Table Having heard good things about the quality and hankering for the simple yet sublime flavours of good sushi Pookie chose to [...]

Dining At Steve’s Café & Cuisine, Bangkok

Restaurant: Steve’s Café & Cuisine Location: 68 Sri Ayuthaya road, Soi Sri Ayuthaya 21 (Devet), Vachiraphayabaan, Dusit, Bangkok 10300 Cuisine: Authentic Thai Cuisine Make a reservation When travelling it always surprises me how often I end up making unplanned connections that see me travel through unexplored streets on a culinary adventure. When querying a reputable [...]

World Edible Insect Day

World Edible Insect Day is here - but why should we care? When the much-loved NOMA decided to ‘pop up’ in Sydney, food innovation was expected and Rene Redzepi and his team did not disappoint. The NOMA team scoured the Australian flora and fauna for unique scents and flavours to infuse into their Australian menu. [...]