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Huge Australian Crocodile Destroys Large Lawn Mower – Australia

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

I couldn’t resist posting this very interesting mainstream news story, at least in this part of the world, about an enormous 50-year-old crocodile that attacked a large lawn mower near Sydney, Australia.  He did major damage to it, to the point it can never be repaired although, the behemoth broke two of his own teeth during the mêlée, and then dragged the mower underwater and continually guarded it (this is a typical reaction to anything a crocodile captures). The keepers had to lure the animal away by giving it kangaroo meat in another part of the pool, while they hauled the lawnmower out of the water.  In the past, this beast has been known to eat two of his possible female partners, it is unknown if they had mated yet or not. This guy has a case of too much testosterone!

Video Link To: Crocodile Attacking Lawnmower


Seasons Greetings, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney – Sydney, Australia

Monday, December 6th, 2010

Sydney Four Seasons

Celebrate in Festive Tradition at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and the chefs at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney are busily preparing a smorgasbord of sumptuous traditional festive season fare.

Treat your loved ones to a lavish five-course Christmas lunch or dinner created by Kable’s Restaurant Chef, Jeffrey De Rome.  For $199* per person, celebrate with a menu of duck rillette, home-smoked salmon, roast turkey with chestnut and apple stuffing and home-made Christmas pudding.

Or count down to 2011 in Kable’s while enjoying a six-course New Year’s Eve dinner for $240* per person.  Sip Champagne and indulge in lobster caviar cannelloni, pan-seared scallops with raisin, hazelnut and cauliflower, eight treasure quail and beef tenderloin with dauphine potato and bordelaise sauce with textures of chocolate to finish.

For those looking for a more casual affair, why not ring in the New Year with a three-course dinner for $120* per person at The Café by Kable’s. Spoil yourself with delectable dishes including pan-seared scallops with raisin, hazelnut and cauliflower, pan-roasted mulloway with light crab broth and scampi beignets and a luscious chocolate frivolity with chocolate dacquoise and hazelnut crunch.

Known for its classic cuisine using locally-sourced fresh Australian produce and offering impeccable service that anticipates your every need, Kable’s is one of Sydney’s most highly-regarded, fine-dining experiences.

Located on level two of Four Seasons Hotel Sydney and accessed from the hotel lobby’s grand sweeping staircase, Kable’s offers an elegant, contemporary setting and a relaxed yet vibrant atmosphere.

For Christmas and New Year’s Eve bookings contact Restaurant Events Coordinator, Jean Girdler on (+61 2) 9250 3306.

*Children between 6 and 12 years old dine for half price.

Sydney’s Best Restaurants 2009 – Sydney, Australia

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

The following restaurants have been acclaimed as the cities best 2009:

First Tier

Bilson’s Restaurant
Radisson Plaza Hotel Sydney
27 O’Connell Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Tel. +61 (0) 2 8214 0496
Fax. +61 (0)2 8214 0495

10 Oxford Street
Woollahra, NSW 2025
Phone: +61 -2-9331 2325

25 George Street
Sydney 2000
Tel. 61 2 9240 3010
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri lunch and dinner
Sat – dinner only

Marque Restaurant
355 Crown Street
Surry Hills, NSW 2010, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9332 2225

Pier Rose Bay Seafood Restaurant
594 New South Head Rd
Rose Bay, NSW 2029, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9327 4187

Quay Restaurant
Circular Quay West
The Rocks, NSW 2000, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9251 5600

Tetsuya’s Restaurant
529 Kent St
Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9267 2900

Second Tier

Aria Restaurant
1 MacQuarie St
Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9252 2555

Becasse Restaurant
204 Clarence St
Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9283 3440

Bentley Restaurant & Bar
320 Crown St
Surry Hills, NSW 2010, Australia
Tel.  +61 2 9332 2344

Berowra Waters Waterview Restaurant
199 Bay Rd, Berowra Waters
Tel. +61 2 9456 2633

Bistro Ortolan
134 Marion St
Leichhardt, NSW 2040, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9568 4610

Buon Ricordo
108 Boundary St
Paddington, NSW 2021, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9360 6729

Doyles at Watsons Bay
11 Marine Parade
Watsons Bay, NSW, 2030
Tel. 02 9337 2007

2 Chifley Square
Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9221 2500

Guillaume at Bennelong
Bennelong Restaurant
Sydney Opera House
Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9241 1999

Icebergs Dining Room & Bar
1 Notts Ave, Bondi Beach
Tel. +61 2 9365 9000

Lucio’s Italian Restaurant
47 Windsor Street
Paddington, NSW 2021, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9380 5996

Pilu at Freshwater
Moore Rd
Harbord, NSW 2096, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9938 3331

Restaurant Balzac
141 Belmore St
Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9399 9660

107 George St
The Rocks, NSW 2000, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9252 1888

Universal Restaurant
Republic 2 Courtyard Palmer Street
between Burton & Liverpool, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
Tel+61 2 9331 0709

Yoshii Restaurant
115 Harrington St
The Rocks, NSW 2000, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9247 2566