Monthly Archives for May 2011

Houndstooth

36 Johnston St, Fitzroy Phone: 0411 404 374 I don’t know about you, but this year is flying by for me. Life seems to be full of projects right now; I’ve learned a lot, and made some great new friends … Continue reading

30. May 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Monga

Level 1, 217 Russell Street, Melbourne Phone: 9654 4885 I came upon this place by accident. I’d just finished dinner with Mr J at Meshiya, and was craving a little dessert. I thought we’d head over to Dessert House, because … Continue reading

26. May 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Gurney Drive (forgotten food)

284 Victoria St, Melbourne CBD (it’s across from the Vic Markets) Phone: 9329 6649 I don’t mean this post as a slight to the good people at Gurney Drive. I really enjoyed my meal there, it just happened to have … Continue reading

24. May 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Vessel

Shop 2, 21 Andersons Creek Road, Doncaster East Phone: 9841 8688 Recently, Jess Ho wrote what I’m sure will in time become a classic instructional piece for all first/second-generation Chinese migrant children. While so much of it rang true, I’m … Continue reading

19. May 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Awash

82 Hopkins St, Footscray Phone: 9687 1955 I’ve been meaning to get our of my local dining rut. Which isn’t so much of a rut as a predilection to eating at Vietnamese restaurants when I go out for dinner locally. … Continue reading

16. May 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Bun bo Hue at Thien An

32 Irving St, Footscray Phone: 9687 0398 When I was a uni student – which is appallingly a decade ago – one of my close friends was dating a Vietnamese guy who lived in Altona. To be honest, I never … Continue reading

12. May 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Secret Recipe

Level 3, Melbourne Central, CBD Phone: 9639 8884 I think I’ve blogged about my tendency towards indecision when choosing places to eat on the spot. It’s very rare that I’ll have specific cravings, so when I meet up with someone … Continue reading

11. May 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Happy Cook

165 Springvale Rd, Nunawading (on the same side of the road as Nunawading station) Phone: 9894 1663 It was my mother’s birthday. It was also my birthday. Well, it was actually neither, but it was close enough. It seems my … Continue reading

10. May 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Summer with Miss Jackson

2/19 Grey St, St Kilda Phone: 9534 8415 www.missjackson.com.au This is a pretty belated post. The next few will be, actually.  Apologies, but I’m working my way through the backlog of the past two months. I should also note that … Continue reading

09. May 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Last of the Fatties. Two days in Penang.

So it’s been a couple of weeks, but I’m back. New domain, new look, new blogging engine. But not much else has changed. Thanks to those of you who noticed I had taken a break, and those who encouraged me … Continue reading

03. May 2011 by cloudcontrol
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