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.

Numero Uno – Attica Melbourne Review

Three months of crossing fingers and two weeks of a frenetic Australian, Thai and Cambodian dining tour culminated in a secured reservation at Australia’s #1, Australiasia’s #1 and the World’s #33 restaurant, Attica. My love affair with Australian cuisine started with Attica. Chef Ben Shewry’s passion for using locally grown, native ingredients and showcasing in [...]

Love you Long Chim! Sydney review

It's been a long time coming, David Thompson has come home. After incredible success with Nahm in London and Bangkok; Long Chim in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney are now the must-visit food destinations for anyone who loves great Thai food. More than two decades ago David Thompson's Thai restaurants, Darley Street (1992) and Sailors (1995) [...]

World class Thai – Bo.lan Bangkok

When an Australian foodie is travelling abroad, it is always nice to find fellow countrymen/women doing amazing cuisine. Such is Bo.lan. The chefs are wife/husband duo of Australian-trained Thai-native 'Bo' Songvisava and Australian chef Dylan Jones who met working at Nahm (London) thanks to Australian Chef David Thompson (Nahm, Long Chim). The Australian connection is [...]

Delightfully delicious – Nobu Melbourne

An unexpected delay in Melbourne thanks to a cancelled flight had an upside when a visit to Nobu Melbourne could be arranged at the last minute. This famous restaurant name is known worldwide due to the media-salivating ownership of investor Robert De Niro and celebrity Chef Nobu Matsuhisa. This potent Hollywood partnership is left at [...]