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The Napier – a Bogan Burger misfire

210 Napier St, Fitzroy Phone: 9419 4240 It was an event which had been months in the making. It started last year, even. There was talk of smashing and burger domination. It was scheduled, then re-scheduled, then re-scheduled again. @thatjessho … Continue reading

06. June 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Hotel Metropolitan

36-42 Courtney St, North MelbournePhone: 9328 4222 I like pubs which put the word ‘Hotel’ first in their name. There’s something vaguely Franco-phoney about it, and also, it reminds me of that karaoke classic Hotel California. A few of my … Continue reading

23. February 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Limerick Castle Hotel

161 Errol St, North MelbournePhone: 9329 6454 There seems to be a trend of closing pubs around my work. The Redback closed last year, and more recently, Naughton’s closed. While this is plainly terrible to the college students who rely … Continue reading

20. August 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Baden Powell Hotel

65 Victoria Pde, CollingwoodPhone: (03) 9486 0811http://www.badenpowellhotel.com/ For the past year, it’s been a bone of contention as to whether the Prince Patrick Hotel or the Baden Powell Hotel should be called my local. Well, there’s also the Peel, but … Continue reading

29. July 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Tap House

T2 Domestic Terminal, Sydney AirportPhone: (02) 8335 3000 After our weekend in Sydney, we were all dreading airport food a little, but had thought we could probably avoid it, our flight being scheduled at 7pm. We could be back home … Continue reading

20. July 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Prince Patrick Hotel

135 Victoria Pde, CollingwoodPhone: 9416 1455 www.princepatrickhotel.com 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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Bimbo Deluxe

376 Brunswick St, FitzroyPhone: 9419 8600www.bimbodeluxe.com.au Bimbo Deluxe is an odd place. From the large bulbous glass bottles of infused vodka above the bar, to the strange little bell-shaped room with the funny accoustics up the back, it’s got a … Continue reading

02. June 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Flinders Hotel

Cnr. Cook and Wood Streets, FlindersPhone: (03) 5989 0201 It being the tailing night of a long weekend, a lot of restaurants were disappointingly closed in the Mornington Peninsula. We had been recommended to try the Long Table, or La … Continue reading

21. May 2010 by cloudcontrol
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Pugg Mahones

175 Elgin St, CarltonPhone: 9347 0202 Let’s be frank: Pugg Mahones isn’t the sort of pub I’d choose to hang out in with my friends. But then I’m just not that sort of guy, I guess. Still, I have been … Continue reading

19. May 2010 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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