A little bit about me

Born and bred in Indonesia but moved to Sydney at a young age of 8 with the family. Have lived here since, an Indonesian at heart and still calls Indonesia ‘home’.

It’s no secret that I love to eat, everything revolves around food. Loves to cook and bake. I am glad to say that my cooking and baking has improved immensely. I am still alive and so are those around me who have tried my cooking.

A not so closet shopaholic – loves shoes and bags – two essential accessories in life. Believes retail therapy is the best form of therapy.

Have lived in Sydney all my life, however, had the pleasure of living in Hong Kong for almost a year and absolutely loved it. ‘The Mother’ (who is my wonderful Husband) and I are now back in Sydney and we are looking for our next adventure together.

Two very close food blogger friends convinced me to start a blog, they both share the same passion as me, if not more. As for the name, Gastronomous Anonymous, a wonderful friend came up with the name a while back and he is an important part of this blog.

Gastronomous Anonymous is about my passion for food, whether it’s fine dining, cheap eats, ghetto or home cooked. It is also about my travels, my thoughts and most importantly, my life and those around me.

I don’t claim to be a food critique, writer or a photographer. All posts are my own opinions and all visits are anonymous.

If you would like to contact me you can do so on gastroanon@gmail.com

  1. Katie
    March 4, 2010 at 12:18 am

    yeah Hong Kong! just check out your blog and you really did a nice job in introducing dining in hk!
    i have been living in hong kong for my whole life and still do not know some of the awesome restaurants
    that you mention! and now i am studying in U.S. when i come back in summer i would definitely check out
    the places you have suggested! looking forward to hear more interesting places from you!
    Ga yau!

    • March 4, 2010 at 12:28 am

      Heya – thanks! will write more about HK when i am back next week. in Syd this week so doing the Syd post 🙂

  2. August 14, 2010 at 10:09 am

    such an interesting journey and personality! cheers!

  3. charlotte
    October 22, 2010 at 12:54 am

    Hey! I was just wondering if you’ve left Hong Kong already? I just stumbled across your blog and was excited for another HK food blogger to follow 🙂 Though love the blogs about Sydney too – I was just there in July and had some amazing meals!

    • October 22, 2010 at 1:16 am

      temporarily… but will be back hopefully in the next 12-18 mths! thanks for dropping by.

      what did u have in Sydney?

  4. Alan
    November 8, 2010 at 10:04 am

    Hi there,

    Just wanted to say a big sorry about your coffee in your review being bitter! Please pop in anytime and I will be more than happy to replace them with another on the house of course….

    Alan @ bangbang surry hills

    • November 8, 2010 at 10:43 am

      Hey Alan, thanks for dropping by! love your cafe, will definitely be back!

  5. khris
    February 10, 2011 at 12:22 pm

    Hey,
    just wanted to drop by and say awesome blog.
    🙂

  6. June 17, 2011 at 4:18 am

    your blog is so fun! I’ve been living in HK for a couple years now (blogging as farfromdomestic) and I still love discovering new eats in the city! It’s uncanny how much we have in common – a love of food, and a love for SHOES! Keep up the good work!

    L

    • June 17, 2011 at 7:10 am

      hey lisiya 🙂 thanks for dropping by! i do love food, and i LOVE SHOES!!!!!!! thanks again, and i love your blog too! 🙂 keep up the good work too!

  7. February 9, 2012 at 2:46 am

    Here I am, doing my research on a foodie article, and voila, I found another great Sydney food blog, and what a delightful surprise to know it’s been done by an Indonesian! Kudos girl, salut 🙂 it’s a great blog, and very informative. Thanks for sharing all your tips and tid bits on eateries in Sydney!

    Salam kenal ya 🙂

    • February 9, 2012 at 2:56 am

      salam kenal miss lai lai – dari indo juga ya? thanks for your kind words 🙂

  8. Yanto
    February 26, 2012 at 9:35 am

    Loved your writing
    What is the address of warung Malang ?
    Thinking of going there right now !
    Cheers
    Yanto

  9. Nin
    June 14, 2012 at 4:27 am

    Hi there, nice review eating places, especially in Sydney. I will visit your blog for eating places in Sydney, next time I go there again.

  10. trev
    June 26, 2012 at 12:42 pm

    I love your blog. Is there anyway you can search by a GA rating out of 10? It would be good to have a way to filter by your most favourite eats! 🙂

    • June 26, 2012 at 1:11 pm

      Hi Trev, thanks for your kind words! funnily, i have thought about doing a filter for ratings. It will take a while but will definitely try and do it! thanks again for dropping by 🙂

  11. July 17, 2012 at 12:18 am

    Hi there,

    It’s good to know fellow Indonesian is also doing a food blog!! I started two years ago just to let my friends know about good places to eat but it has become an addiction!

    Anyway, good luck with the writing and we might bump into each other one of these days 😀

  12. June 13, 2013 at 9:32 pm

    Hi,
    We would like to invite you and your husband to dine in at The Chalkboard Cafe, Waterloo as our guests.
    Thank you.
    Kind Regards,
    Gretchen

  13. July 17, 2013 at 10:55 am

    Found your blog from Urbanspoon – so glad I did! Love it 🙂

  14. March 4, 2014 at 11:42 am

    Hey, I mentioned Gastronomous Anonymous in my blog post called “How to be a food blogger”:
    http://suekang.com/2014/03/04/food-blogger/
    Check it out x

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