Monthly Archives for June 2010

The Dispensary Enoteca

Chancery Lane (off Pall Mall), BendigoPhone: 03 5444 5885 I recently travelled up to Bendigo with Mr N. There was a little trepidation on my part, as it was the first time I’d met some of his family, but I … Continue reading

30. June 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Fu Long

942 Whitehorse Rd, Box HillPhone: 9890 7388 Family dinners out are an elastic-waisted pants sort of affair with my family. Indeed, I would think for most Chinese families, because the places we go tend to be filled with other Chinese … Continue reading

29. June 2010 by cloudcontrol
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The Provincial Hotel – the Roast Collection

299 Brunswick St, FitzroyPhone: 9810 0042 A cold and rainy night was sort of the perfect backdrop for my one and only outing to this year’s Melbourne Food and Wine Roast Collection event calendar. The streets were unusually empty for … Continue reading

28. June 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Banh mi battle

Inspired by Kate at Eating Melbourne’s Hot Cross Bun blind tasting, I decided to organise a panel of banh mi enthusiasts to see if we could find Melbourne’s best Vietnamese baguette. So one Sunday afternoon, we gathered at @jeroxie‘s house, … Continue reading

27. June 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Proud Mary

172 Oxford St, CollingwoodPhone: 9417 5930 When you move into a place, it’s a good idea to scope out what the local breakfast places are. Which place does the best eggs Benedict, and who has the best coffee? Two questions … Continue reading

24. June 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Prince Patrick Hotel

135 Victoria Pde, CollingwoodPhone: 9416 1455 The Prince Patrick Hotel is one of about four pubs you could probably call my local. Funny thing s it took me about a year to get around to eating here.Having done so … Continue reading

23. June 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Supper Inn

15 Celestial Ave, Melbourne CBDPhone: 9663 4759 You’ve probably all been before. Or at least you know about it. Because, well, frankly, it’s as much of an institution in Melbourne’s Chinatown as Flower Drum and the Shark Fins. Supper Inn … Continue reading

22. June 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Tia To

8 Whiteman St Crown Entertainment Complex, SouthbankPhone: 9292 6989 After a heady High Tea at the Langham, followed by an afternoon of grazing at the Good Food and Wine Festival, I had a couple of hours to kill before meeting … Continue reading

21. June 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Tom Toon Thai Noodle Cafe

241 Victoria Parade, AbbotsfordPhone: 9417 7447 Opening up a Thai restaurant a couple of doors up from the institution that is Ying Thai is either a gutsy or a foolhardy move. A move, however, which seems to have paid off … Continue reading

21. June 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Pumpkin Miso Noodles in Shiitake Dashi Broth

First of all I’d like to thank and congratulate Penny for coming up with such an innovative way for us to all share the joy of a noodle party, without having to eat them all ourselves, or leave out own … Continue reading

20. June 2010 by cloudcontrol
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