Monthly Archives for February 2010

Pako Festa, Geelong

Each Year, Geelong holds a multicultural festival on Pakington Street, the Pako Festa. They have a bit of a parade, and some musical and dance acts. General street festival mayhem ensues, as people wander to find their friends, and then … Continue reading

28. February 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Collins Kitchen – Nuffnang Foodbloggers Dinner

Collins Kitchen @ The Grand Hyatt, 123 Collins St, Melbourne CBD Phone: 9653 4831 I was the guest of Nuffnang and Collins Kitchen. Last week, the good folk at nuffnang worked with the generous people at the Grand Hyatt put … Continue reading

24. February 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Vi’em Cafe

345 Victoria St, AbbotsfordPhone: 9421 5227 I recently met up at Vi’em Cafe with a couple of ex-expat friends whom I’d met in Viet Nam. I suggested the place because I’d been introduced to its existence by Joyce through her … Continue reading

20. February 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Ito Japanese Noodle Cafe

122 Bourke St (cnr Market Lane)Phone: 9663 2788 While I must confess I am more than sated by my ramen experience at Ramen Ya, in the interests of being thorough, and of my belly, I continue to try more Japanese … Continue reading

16. February 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Fuel Espresso Bar & Cafe

4 Margaret St, Moonee PondsPhone: 9375 4499 I don’t go out for breakfast on weekends as much as I used to. I think living for a while in Viet Nam changed my tastes somewhat in terms of what I like … Continue reading

14. February 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Butcher’s Grill

141 Bourke St, CBDPhone: 9639 1222 For my birthday this year, I had a rather large cocktail party. Knowing full well that I was very likely to get rather drunk, I thought it prudent to eat a substantial meal beforehand. … Continue reading

13. February 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Maria’s Trattoria

122 Peel St North MelbournePhone: 9329 9016 I’m lucky to work not too far from this great Italian restaurant. It does involve a quick ride on a tram, but it’s very much worth it. Even if you have to shell … Continue reading

12. February 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Ramen Ya

Shop 25G Melbourne GPOCnr Elizabeth and Lt Bourke StsPhone: 9654 5838 Last night, a group of ramen-o-philes (brought together by their love of noodle and twitter) descended upon Ramen Ya in the city. While the turnout was somewhat diminished by … Continue reading

11. February 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Seoulia Korean BBQ Buffet!

980 Whitehorse RdBox HillPhone: 9899 2696 It was my mother’s birthday yesterday, so the family decided to go out for dinner together. Now, being of a migrant working class come small business owner heritage, my family tends to eschew fancy … Continue reading

11. February 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Lamb dumplings – made by me!

10. February 2010 by cloudcontrol
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