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Co Klat

August 30, 2010

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What can be a more enticing way to get out of the cold streets than ducking into a warming little chocolate bar? And Melbourne is really spoilt for choice in terms of chocolate experiences, hello to Max Brenners, Koko Black, San Churros et al. In the last few years, new chocolate bars have been popping up […]

Taste of Melbourne 2010

August 28, 2010

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In a city obsessed with food – good food, and where to find it, it was little surprise that the Taste of Melbourne food festival/exhibition drew a big crowd on Friday night. $27.50 (or $30 at the door) buys you entry with food and drinks extra. Luckily for me, I managed to score some free […]

Syracuse

August 15, 2010

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Seems like the only topic on my mind is food these days…or the only topic I seem to think is worth blogging about. This weekend was a venture to Syracuse (23 Bank Place, Melbourne VIC), a quaint wine bar/dining hall. To be honest, I haven’t heard about this place before, despite it having been around […]

Gaijin

August 10, 2010

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My adventures took me south of the river this weekend, to a funky little place called Gaijin (135 Commercial Rd, South Yarra VIC). The title is a Japanese word meaning ‘non-Japanese’ or ‘outsider’. The 2 kanji characters that make up the word literally read as ‘outside person’. So there we were, on the advice of […]