Monthly Archives for October 2009

Thai dinner party at my house

Beef salad with cucumber and beanshoots, and a lemongrass and basil chicken stir fry. But wait, there’s more! That’s right, punters! Red duck curry, with mini eggplants, pineapple and lychees. I’m going to add okra next time. Forgot to photograph … Continue reading

31. October 2009 by cloudcontrol
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Chicken and Corn Pie with Salad from Avist Cafe

89 Flemington Rd, North Melbourne Avist is one of the few quality places near my work. They make these awesome homemade pies (well, parcels, really) – the pastry is nicely short, and wonderfully flaky, and the filling is moist, tasty … Continue reading

30. October 2009 by cloudcontrol
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Grazer’s Plate (for two) at Tusk Cafe

133 Chapel St, WindsorPhone: 9529 1198 OK, so I was really quite drunk at the time, so I ordered a starter for two as a main for one… but just about everything on this plate was awesome! Highlights: smoked sweet … Continue reading

26. October 2009 by cloudcontrol
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Pho dac biet at Little Saigon

258 Victoria St, RichmondPhone: 9428 8288 Yup, yet another pho review. The soup was very tasty, but this was more a result of too much MSG than anything else. Good noodle to meat ratio, but there was a lack of … Continue reading

24. October 2009 by cloudcontrol
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Lamb rump at (um, yeah) Elephant and Wheelbarrow

94-96 Bourke St, CBD Phone: 9639 8444 Despite the cringe factor of eating at a pub chain, this wasn’t bad. I forgot to ask for it rare, though they didn’t ask, so I guess there may not be an option. … Continue reading

24. October 2009 by cloudcontrol
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Apple crumble yoghurt from zouki cafe (women’s hospital)

um, yum! with blueberries!

14. October 2009 by cloudcontrol
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Dessert trio… by me!

My friend invited me to a dinner party on the weekend, and I offered to bring dessert. The last dinner party we had co-hosted with another friend had consisted of no less than six courses, so the bar was high. … Continue reading

12. October 2009 by cloudcontrol
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Com tam suon bi cha trung at Dong Que

102 Hopkins St, FootscrayPhone: 9689 4392 I will admit to being drawn in by the photos of food in the window (which often is not a good move) but I was reassured by the breadth and presentation of the menu … Continue reading

06. October 2009 by cloudcontrol
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Breizoz French Creperie

Brunswick St & Gertrude St, FitzroyPhone: 9415 7588 It might just be because of the reputation, or that I’m not a huge crepe fan, or perhaps they were just having an off night. But I was distinctly underwhelmed. First of … Continue reading

01. October 2009 by cloudcontrol
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