Category Archives: Places to eat

Backlava cigars stuffed with pistachio and chocolate

Terre (Mornington)

The Johnson’s followed a black Porsche up the drive to Dromana Estate and its restaurant companion, Terre. They parked their white Camry beside it and watched Mr and Mrs Hartbury get out in their cashmere scarves, his boat shoes, her Prada

Backlava cigars stuffed with pistachio and chocolate

Terre (Mornington)

The Johnson’s followed a black Porsche up the drive to Dromana Estate and its restaurant companion, Terre. They parked their white Camry beside it and watched Mr and Mrs Hartbury get out in their cashmere scarves, his boat shoes, her Prada

Canned tuna fish sandwich

Its hard to think that it was over a year ago that the wife and I were sunning ourselves in Koh Samui on what has ended up being our final holiday before adding a rugrat to the family. 3 months

Canned tuna fish sandwich

Its hard to think that it was over a year ago that the wife and I were sunning ourselves in Koh Samui on what has ended up being our final holiday before adding a rugrat to the family. 3 months

Hammer & Tong 412 (Fitzroy)

Like most cooks, I grow obsessions with frightful regularity. I discovered the incredible flavour of freshly ground coriander seed (over the store bought pre-ground stuff) and almost every meal involved a sprinkle or heavy coating of the stuff. Green beans

Hammer & Tong 412 (Fitzroy)

Like most cooks, I grow obsessions with frightful regularity. I discovered the incredible flavour of freshly ground coriander seed (over the store bought pre-ground stuff) and almost every meal involved a sprinkle or heavy coating of the stuff. Green beans

Cantina Centrale (Mont Albert)

So we’ve packed up the kitchen, out of our much loved North Melbourne, into the leafy suburb of Mont Albert. Gone are the Friday night parties, vomit left on our doorstep. No more construction noise early Saturday morning, incessent whistling of

Cantina Centrale (Mont Albert)

So we’ve packed up the kitchen, out of our much loved North Melbourne, into the leafy suburb of Mont Albert. Gone are the Friday night parties, vomit left on our doorstep. No more construction noise early Saturday morning, incessent whistling of

San Telmo (Melbourne)

I read a lot of restaurant reviews. Some are quirky, talking about strange dreams had while eating inslata caprese. Others in poetry form, or from the perspective of their pet parrot. There are some that like to name drop some of the fine restaurants they’ve

San Telmo (Melbourne)

I read a lot of restaurant reviews. Some are quirky, talking about strange dreams had while eating inslata caprese. Others in poetry form, or from the perspective of their pet parrot. There are some that like to name drop some of the fine restaurants they’ve

Beatrix (North Melbourne)

I was banned. There wasn’t supposed to be another review of another brunch venue in North Melbourne. However, a Friday off work, the opportunity to review one of the famous cafes  in North Melbourne without the infamous wait. I’m blessed

Beatrix (North Melbourne)

I was banned. There wasn’t supposed to be another review of another brunch venue in North Melbourne. However, a Friday off work, the opportunity to review one of the famous cafes  in North Melbourne without the infamous wait. I’m blessed

Saturday 10th of November – Another trip to the market.

What a morning. A silent chill hangs in the air, biting at my cheeks on my Saturday walk to the market. The spring carnival season roses are out in bloom outside the Saint Mary Star of the Sea Catholic church.

Saturday 10th of November – Another trip to the market.

What a morning. A silent chill hangs in the air, biting at my cheeks on my Saturday walk to the market. The spring carnival season roses are out in bloom outside the Saint Mary Star of the Sea Catholic church.

Twenty and Six Espresso (North Melbourne)

There’s plenty of buzz in Nth Melbourne. People are travelling across town to brunch in our sleepy little town. They’re talking up the coffee at Auction Rooms to the extent they were rated “Best Coffee in Melbourne” Down Queensberry street

Twenty and Six Espresso (North Melbourne)

There’s plenty of buzz in Nth Melbourne. People are travelling across town to brunch in our sleepy little town. They’re talking up the coffee at Auction Rooms to the extent they were rated “Best Coffee in Melbourne” Down Queensberry street

Mr Price’s Food Store (North Melbourne)

North Melbourne is changing, and I’ll leave it up to you to decide if its for the better or worse. A plethora of “it place” brunch venues have opened up along the Queensberry / Erroll street area; Auction Rooms, Grigons &

Mr Price’s Food Store (North Melbourne)

North Melbourne is changing, and I’ll leave it up to you to decide if its for the better or worse. A plethora of “it place” brunch venues have opened up along the Queensberry / Erroll street area; Auction Rooms, Grigons &

Fandango (North Melbourne)

I can queue up at Auction Rooms for hipster haircuts, “Shady Deals”, and bloody good coffee. Or, I wander a few doors up to Fandango. Fandango is ingenious in its simplicity. Sure, they have a range of homemade pickles and

Fandango (North Melbourne)

I can queue up at Auction Rooms for hipster haircuts, “Shady Deals”, and bloody good coffee. Or, I wander a few doors up to Fandango. Fandango is ingenious in its simplicity. Sure, they have a range of homemade pickles and