I don't know what is it with me and casinos lately.
I've been recently bringing much luck to everyone who I tag along with to casinos, winning them more than triple and quadruple their capital amount! They say I'm their lucky charm, but I say luck comes and goes…
…and I've been enjoying my winning streak thus far!
Chilling at Ivy Pub in Sydney CBD
With Cousin Bernice over a pint of cider
Cousin Ken, Bernice and I then headed off for dinner shortly after
Ken wanted to bring us to this fine, classy place called Kingsleys Australian Steakhouse!
Had some garlic bread on the house after we placed our orders
Ken suggested we have some wine but since I've already had the whole pint of cider beer in Ivy already, I figured that I didn't feel like having another alchoholic drink. Besides, for a posh restaurant like this, it's going to cost a bomb!
After much persuasion, we ordered 1 glass of wine. I recommended him the Pedro Ximenez Sherry Spain, one of my faves.
You can see a little of the decoration of the restaurant behind us
It was classy and dimly lit.. also full of wine bottles everywhere!
The ambience was fab too – good for romantic dates or to celebrate an occasion
On to the food!
A well-done 500 g T-Bone Steak! It's a 90 day grain fed one too 😀
Loved how the meat was so flavourful and not too tough at the same time
A very happy "laughing Buddha" 😛 😛 It was yummy!
Roast Kangaroo with Italian coleslaw, Fondant Potatoes and Juniper Jam
Although it was tasty, the roo, as you can see, only came in 4 tiny slices
I felt somewhat cheated? How can the main star of the dish be in such a tiny portions?
We were hoping to have more kangaroo on it, at least.
Roast Barramundi with Grilled Zucchini, Bush Tomato and Olive Dressing
T'was absolutely delicious. What can I say? Pretty obvious that I'll order fish again – just like every other time.
The flesh of the barramundi was so soft and the veggies complemented the dish well
Was so happy and satisfied with what I ordered!
And finally! Dessert for the sweet-tooths
Although I'm not really big on sweet, sugary stuff, if there's one thing I can't resist, it's chocolate!
Dark Chocolate Delice with Coffee Anglaise, English Toffee and Sea Salt
That's one crazy combo, but it worked perfectly well! Who would've thought?
Major heaps of love for this dessert!
It was SO SMOOTH and creamy, reminds me of mousse but better!
After a scrumptious dinner (thanks Ken!) with our happy tummies, we decided to go for a spin at Star City casino – Sydney's one and only largest casino! 😀 😀 Hmmm.. let the dices roll!
We arrived and I was pretty impressed by the grand drive-through entrance!
The ushers were so friendly and efficient in greeting everyone/opening car doors too
The insides of Star City Casino
WOW! You gotta even take an escalator up where security will check your IDs at 2 different spots
That's my favorite game I always play at casinos, apart from Roulette and Big vs Small
And guess what? I won triple the amount we put in tonight $$$
Three cheers for good luck and masterful gambling skills!!! LOLOL