The QVB Christmas tree in all its glory! Even though it's a longstanding tradition, I look forward to it every time. I've noticed they've changed it up this year, and instead of the usual sparkly tree trunk they've replaced it with tons of Swarovski crystals. Sooo pretty.
There were also some illuminations on at night, but with the sun setting so late nowadays I didn't have time to see them. Anyway, I just wanted to wish everyone a wonderful Christmas and holiday season in general! Until next time!
First up on the set menu was beef tataki, as well as crab salad with avocado and kingfish, all flamed with a secret sauce. While the former was definitely my favourite of the two, it was really fascinating to watch the chef do her thing right in front of our eyes!
The only non-alcoholic cocktail on the menu, which involved mango blended with orange, pineapple juice and a bit of strawberry. Thank goodness I decided to share this one, despite being tasty it was also insanely thick! There was also a side salad served with some sautéed shiitake mushrooms.
How's that for a light show? There were two types of beef tenderloin steak, one regular (I'm assuming) and the other wagyu, which was sooo good and melted right in your mouth. I assumed the meat would go with the garlic fried rice but they were served separately, which I found a bit odd. Sadly the rice was also a bit too garlicky for my liking, and hard to finish on its own.
Finally, green tea crème brûlée for dessert! I think the flame effect made the sugar crust a little burnt, but there was still some delicious green tea flavour underneath. Anyway, that just about wraps up the dinner! My friends and I definitely had a fun experience and were rolling out the door, although I'm not too sure if I'd go again myself because of the price. Nevertheless, if you're looking for a dining experience that's a bit different from the norm the Rocks Teppanyaki definitely offers just that!
1. Char kway teow 2. The QVB by night 3. My go-to meal of pad see ew 4. Jacaranda in full bloom 5. Obligatory Christmas tree shot 6. Mum's homemade quiche 7. Green tea madeleines 8. Pad kee mao 9. One of many iced coffees consumed this month 10. Urban greenery 11. Dessert at Passionflower 12. Korean for lunch
Anyway, that pretty much sums up my life lately in a nutshell! I'm dying to get out of Sydney or at least explore some different areas of it, so hopefully that happens soon. As much as I love my hometown, it all gets a little repetitive sometimes. If you're interested in what I'm eating (and occasionally doing) be sure to follow my Instagram, and have a happy December!