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A1 bakery

September 30, 2010


I’ve never been a fan of baklava. For those of you scratching your heads over what baklava is…it’s a middle eastern dessert where layers of filo pastry are filled with ground pistachios and sweetened with a syrup (sometimes honey). It’s served in a few different forms, including little rolls or in diamond cuts and can […]


September 22, 2010


A dear friend had recommended this place to me, and being rather fond of crepes and chocolate, it became my mission to try it out. Fraus (345 Victoria Street, North Melbourne VIC) boasts of truly European style ‘seriously rich’ hot chocolates and crepes in an attempt to differentiate itself from the million and one other […]

Ebi fine food

September 21, 2010


Ebi fine food (18A Essex Street, Footscray VIC) is a rather strange name because it doesn’t really mean much. Ebi is the Japanese word for prawn, so effectively the place is called Prawn fine food. Odd. This is not the only strange thing about Ebi. It’s the fact that it’s a Japanese inspired (the name […]

Chef Lagenda

September 13, 2010


I LOVE Malaysian food, but until quite recently I haven’t found very many places dishing up the food. Or maybe I just haven’t really taken all that much notice of the cuisine until the last couple of years? Anyhow, Chef Lagenda (16 Pin Oak Cresent, Flemington VIC) is a new-ish kid on the block, situated […]

Spring has sprung

September 4, 2010


I wanna see the sun shine after the rain, I wanna see blue birds flying over the mountain again with the silver lining shining at the rainbow’s end…that is the song that came to me when I saw this the other afternoon. It has been a wonderfully wet and grey winter in our fair city, […]