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Tom Phat

December 17, 2012

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My friend offered to take me out to a nice ‘Thai’ place for dinner near her place last week, and I couldn’t suppress my surprise when she took me to Tom Phat (184 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC). They do dinner here? For some strange reason, I only associated Tom Phat with breakfast. I think it might […]

Taste of Melbourne 2012

November 27, 2012

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For the past 2 years since I started this blog, I’ve been writing about the annual ‘Taste’ festivals. This year it was held outdoors, in the green fields of Albert Park. So you know the deal by now. Pay ~$30 entrance fee to get into the event and then exchange your dollars for ‘crowns’, which […]

Touchè Hombre

November 24, 2012

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Sometimes I’m happy to be proven wrong. The following story will highlight one of those times. I had originally dismissed Touchè Hombre (corner Lonsdale Street and Tattersalls Lane, Melbourne VIC) as some bar that’s popped up to capitalise on the currently trending Mexican food scene in Melbourne. I didn’t think much of it. Sure it […]

Gramercy

November 13, 2012

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Weren’t we Melbournians so blessed with beautiful weather this past weekend? The sun was out and it was actually WARM. How lovely it was to have a nice day during a weekend for once?! In order to make use of that glorious sunshine, I made a trek out to the other side of the town […]

The Waiting Room

October 25, 2012

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So The Waiting Room (Crown Casino Hotel Lobby, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank VIC) just made it past its 2nd birthday as Neil Perry announces his departure from the bar. Apparently Mr Perry wants to wind back his involvement in the lobby bar/high tea venue to focus on his restaurant ventures (Rockpool, Spice Temple and the […]

ajitoya

July 13, 2012

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For someone who tries to feign creativity in my eating and cooking, I can be utterly dull at times. Case in point; sushi is my goto lunch. My besties know my default lunch is nearly always sushi if I haven’t identified a specific craving and/or they don’t have a suggestion in mind. So quite obviously, […]

Welcome to Winter Melbourne

June 1, 2012

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Bottega (74 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC) is giving away free snack sized pork rolls to warm you up this winter. It’s part of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival Roast Series in June. It’s delicious free range pork from the the folk at Western Plains Pork. Fresh off the spit to your tummy from noon […]

The Reading Room

May 29, 2012

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Unis aren’t usually the breeding ground for top quality food. Poor students and bad campus food are more likely to go hand in hand. That certainly was my unfortunate experience! Well ok, there were a couple of exceptions. There was at least one cafe serving decent coffee and nibbles, but on the whole, food tended […]

Happy River Cafe

May 22, 2012

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The ‘Docklands side’ of Footscray may look quite derelict, but to the visionaries, there is great potential. Perched on top of the Maribrynong river, and though the thousands upon thousands of shipping containers may taint the view a little, this little patch of the world has views of both the flowing river and our fair […]

Chez Dre

March 21, 2012

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In spite of mastering a favourite brunch dish of mine, a girl still likes to trek out for her morning meal every now and then. This weekend it was back to South Melbourne to finally tick Chez Dre (285-287 Conventry Street, South Melbourne VIC) off my list. Having been open for less than a year, […]

San Telmo

March 1, 2012

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In the past couple of years, Latin America has become extremely fashionable in Melbourne. What with the onslaught of Latino foodie favourites (hello Mamasita, Los Latinos, Taco Truck et al.), the popularity of salsa dance classes and Machu Picchu becoming the ultimate travel destination for every trendy young Melbournian; how could you think otherwise? It’s […]

Taste of Asia BBQ House

February 21, 2012

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We’re still on our last legs of summer, so quite naturally my mind is still set on lazy weekend picnics or barbeques. Speak of barbeques, a new one just opened up not too far from my abode. That, and the fact that it was featured on one of those coupon sites I so enjoy frequenting, […]

Coffee of a different kind

February 19, 2012

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Unless you’re not into Melbourne’s whole café culture thing, you’ll know that 3rd wave coffee has been what all the cool kids are talking about these days. I don’t really know what 3rd wave coffee is all about; it’s just beyond my level of understanding. Don’t get me wrong, I like coffee, quite a lot. […]

Andy’s Yum Cha House

January 20, 2012

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I’m in two minds about writing this post; I believe in the sharing of good food, but at the same time, I don’t want this venue to be overwhelmed – they’re busy enough on Friday and Saturday nights as it is. Believe me, their rating on Urban Spoon is high enough as it is without […]

Myer Mural Hall High Tea

January 8, 2012

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If there is something I love more than just eating, it would be an eating event or occasion. Especially if there’s a little bit of glamour thrown in the mix. No doubt the Myer Mural Hall High Tea (Level 6, 314-336 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC) meets that criteria. Perched on the highest level of the […]

Hotel Nest

November 24, 2011

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Never being one to shy away from a bargain, I found myself wondering along the rather idyllic streets of Albert Park on a Thursday night. The purpose? To experience Mad Cow Thursday at Hotel Nest (111 Victoria Ave, Albert Park VIC) for their $1 steaks of course. Nope, not a typo, steaks starting at one […]

Mister Close

November 23, 2011

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Of all things to name your cafe, I can’t imagine why one would name it after their high school geography teacher. I suppose my year 9 geography teacher was quite memorable, but for all the wrong reasons…So anyhow, as the story goes, 2 young boys met in year 8 in Mr Close’s class and viola, […]

Laksa Bar

November 22, 2011

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It was one of the few laneway areas that hadn’t yet been jazzed up with funky cafes and cool bars, but that was always bound to change. And the tide had finally came. Little Lonsdale Street up towards the Exhibition/Spring Street end is finally getting its fair share of foodie activity. Thanks to the arrival […]

October/November mashup

November 15, 2011

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So it looks like we’re speeding towards the end of the year here and the absence in posts for the last month is really just a reflection of how busy things have been.  I am beginning to amass quite a large backlog of posts to be written, and I’m afraid I’m not likely to get […]

Carlton Wine Room

October 11, 2011

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Despite being a novice wine drinker at best, I am strangely fond of wine bars. Not so much for the wine aspect as would be the usual case, but for the atmosphere. All the wine bars I’ve had the pleasure of dining in have been so cosy, intimate and relaxed. I love how they’ve got […]