I have an obsession, and it is Gong Cha. I don’t think I’ve ever been so addicted to – what is basically – a milk / bubble tea place.
Disclosure: My guest and I attended courtesy of Arts Centre Melbourne Speigeltents were originally constructed in the late 19th century as mobile dance halls. And if you spend any time around the Arts Centre, you’ll see that one shows up in Melbourne between February – April, hosting a varied program of events. This one is [...]
Disclosure: Alastair and I dined courtesy of Captain Melville. Who was Captain Melville? Well, he was was a thief, a gentleman, and a bushranger. In addition, Captain Melville is the name of a recently opened restaurant in Franklin Street that serves restaurant quality pub food.
Full disclosure: most of our eats were funded by Taz, who won a competition for “VIP” access and food vouchers. Thanks for sharing your competition winnings with us, Taz! What are you doing tonight? Do you have plans? If not – why not head to the Suzuki night market? Run every summer at the Queen [...]
People rave about the dumplings at Hutong since they opened a couple of years ago – particularly their xiao long bao. The place is so popular that you need to book if you want to eat there, and they have two sittings a night. For a dumpling restaurant. Insanity! Even crazier – it was my [...]
Remember when Melbourne was xiao long bao mad a couple of years ago? That’s one food trend I’m happy to consume. And when Sarah posted about Mr Huang Jin’s XLBs recently, I was keen to check them out after an average XLB experience the previous week. Mr Huang Jin are located in the Rialto tower [...]
A life without fried chicken is a life not worth living. It’s true. It’s a shame that fried chicken has been marred by the trashiness of KFC because when it’s done well, it’s a thing of delicious, delicious beauty. At Gami, which I *finally* visited the other week, they serve Korean fried chicken and beer. [...]
Sponsored by Nuffnang. Why take a regular taxi to dinner when you can go via water taxi? You can do that down at WTC Wharf, one of the latest precincts to pop up in Melbourne recently. WTC Wharf is accessible by Siddeley Street, and is located on the riverside of Melbourne’s World Trade Centre. A [...]
Disclosure: I attended the class courtesy of Electrolux. If you want to cook like a master, you have to learn from a master, right? Naturally I jumped at the opportunity to attend a masterclass hosted by Chef Peter Gilmore. That’s right. THE Peter Gilmore from Quay in Sydney and one of Australia’s best chefs. Yeaaaaah. [...]
Note: this is a scheduled post while I’m on holiday. But I’m back really, really soon! My gorgeous friend Hazzie is getting married this week. I’m REALLY sad that I’ll be missing her big day, but I have no doubt that it’ll be all things wonderful. Before I went away, Shellie roped “the gang” (me, [...]keep looking »