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Cafe Hopping across the USA: Cornbread, Tator Tots & my unexpected Cupcake Angel
March 17, 2013 – 9:50 am | 52 Comments
Cafe Hopping across the USA: Cornbread, Tator Tots & my unexpected Cupcake Angel

Oooooh, yeah I did! Thanks to your emails and tweets, I bring you another round of maaa crazy breakfast eating posts but this time I’m goin goin, back back, to Cali Cali. Keep ya head …

A CHAT with Eleena and Michael Tan from The Reading Room Cafe about their Pop up for Charity
April 8, 2012 – 11:57 am | 28 Comments
A CHAT with Eleena and Michael Tan from The Reading Room Cafe about their Pop up for Charity

Gaaassshh!  “Hey, let’s go down to Footscray for some amazing French Toast at…Vic Uni?!” I thought the day would never come when I’d mutter those precious words. For as long as I can remember, there …

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Duchess of Spotswood
March 16, 2012 – 10:23 am | 27 Comments
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Duchess of Spotswood

As the title of this post implies, Duchess of Spotswood have officially launched their dinner service with a killer menu to boot. I’ve been an avid diner in Melbourne’s west for over 15 years from …

A Cubicle Vampire’s Guide to Melbourne’s Cafe Scene
June 19, 2011 – 10:12 am | 36 Comments
A Cubicle Vampire’s Guide to Melbourne’s Cafe Scene

BOOM BOOM BOOM! Do you hear that? BOOM BOOM BOOM! Oh, that’s just the sound of my heartbeat from the amount of caffeine I had put my body through the other week. Oh how I …

Cafe Hopping Around Melbourne: This is…Breakfast Indigestion 3!
May 18, 2011 – 10:23 am | 64 Comments
Cafe Hopping Around Melbourne: This is…Breakfast Indigestion 3!

One word can describe this post: gluttony- in its purest form. And you know what? I’m not at all ashamed. Rather than bar hopping, I went cafe hopping around Melbourne!
It’s been a longtime coming since …

Greenhouse, Sydney: A Recyclable Pop-up Bar & Restaurant by Joost Bakker
February 16, 2011 – 4:12 pm | 34 Comments
Greenhouse, Sydney: A Recyclable Pop-up Bar & Restaurant by Joost Bakker

Shot Gun Bang –  “What up with that thang?!” With my footsteps firmly stomping the exit grounds of The Rock’s iconic markets in Sydney over the weekend, I came to a sudden halt as I …

Bread and Jam for Frances Cafe, Hawthorn
November 12, 2010 – 12:31 pm | 16 Comments
Bread and Jam for Frances Cafe, Hawthorn

Named after the hilarious children’s book of the same name, Bread and Jam for Frances had recently opened this year, offering artisan style bread baked daily and supplied from their Dench Bakers outlet in North …

Breakfast Indigestion 2: Eating My Way Through Melbourne’s Cafe’s
October 29, 2010 – 11:00 am | 42 Comments
Breakfast Indigestion 2: Eating My Way Through Melbourne’s Cafe’s

Admittedly being a pretty cheeky kid in primary school, instead of selling those charity boxes of chocolates, I ate them. But of course I had my morals so I made my mum pay for them… …

The Best Breakfast in Melbourne’s West? Plus Swiss Buttercream Pineapple Pies
July 18, 2010 – 10:43 am | 39 Comments
The Best Breakfast in Melbourne’s West? Plus Swiss Buttercream Pineapple Pies

As you may know from a previous post, I’ve just recently moved from my inner ‘urbanian’ pad in South Melbourne to the industrial driven zone of Spotswood, which is still within a few kilometers from …

Tasmania: Jackman and McRoss Bakery + Bakers Delight Giveaway!
June 16, 2010 – 12:03 pm | 14 Comments
Tasmania: Jackman and McRoss Bakery + Bakers Delight Giveaway!

Firstly, my apologies for my ‘somewhat’ absence these past couple of months. In amongst moving into a new place, I’ve also been waiting for a new phone line ( 1 month with no internet and still counting), …

The Hidden Caffeine Fix to the Sexy Noodles: Melbourne’s Hotspots Under $20 in 1 Day
May 2, 2010 – 11:39 am | 32 Comments
The Hidden Caffeine Fix to the Sexy Noodles: Melbourne’s Hotspots Under $20 in 1 Day

During the past month, I’ve been receiving a few emails asking where the latest Melbourne Hotspots are. The kind of eateries that not only generates some buzz within the community, but also manages to live …

Taste bud pampering in Tasmania
March 30, 2010 – 9:07 am | 31 Comments
Taste bud pampering in Tasmania

Tasmania. Tassie. Tazza. What an amazing state. Although, just a warning, beware of the wildlife on the roads. I noted down the amount of times I saw roadkill: 50 times.

Exactly one year ago, during a typical …

Breakfast indigestion: Porgie + Mr Jones, Mr Tulk and Snow Pony
March 12, 2010 – 11:53 am | 16 Comments
Breakfast indigestion: Porgie + Mr Jones, Mr Tulk and Snow Pony

Breakfast or dinner? I don’t know what your preference is, but I find myself torn between a weekend breakfast out or going out for dinner.
During summer, there’s nothing better than dragging your weary self …

Gunned down at Dead Man Espresso
January 4, 2010 – 2:01 pm | 15 Comments
Gunned down at Dead Man Espresso

It’s interesting to note the amount of promises you make in your head. This usually occurs around January when you’ve sat down and tried to figure out which of the numerous New Year’s resolutions to …

Losing my love handles at The Vegie Bar + Envirocat
December 20, 2009 – 3:56 pm | 17 Comments
Losing my love handles at The Vegie Bar + Envirocat

Believe it or not, I do occasionally have meat free days. Although, you wouldn’t know it after reading my post on The Steak Battles! Since moving out of home seven years ago at age twenty …

Opening the Yellow Door to Albert Park Part 2 + Pig
December 13, 2009 – 11:46 am | 12 Comments
Opening the Yellow Door to Albert Park Part 2 + Pig

As mentioned in Part one of In Your Hood, my very helpful readers Dave and Mellisa, suggested I try out two of their local haunts- Andrews Hamburgers followed by Yellow Door. So on a hot …

Little Indulgences around the world, in 1 day
December 6, 2009 – 3:32 pm | 22 Comments
Little Indulgences around the world, in 1 day

Eating my way around the world in one day. I’m clearly insane. Hmm. Is that even possible? Well, if lip-syncing throughout a whole concert is deemed fine these days, then hell yeah!
Some friends of …

Breakfast at Richmond Hill Cafe & Larder
October 16, 2009 – 9:58 pm | 6 Comments
Breakfast at Richmond Hill Cafe & Larder

Unlike wrapping paper, Richmond Hill wastes no time in covering up the the goods. Show me the fritters!

Details: 48-50 Bridge Road, Richmond, Victoria Phone: 03 9421 2808 (google maps)
Surroundings: Large open space filled with natural …

Brunch at Cafe Vue 401 + Julia & Julia
October 11, 2009 – 10:30 pm | 12 Comments
Brunch at Cafe Vue 401 + Julia & Julia

All French kissed on a Saturday
SO I woke up this morning with no plans apart from my itch to see the new foodie movie Julia & Julia. Despite sending the movie trailer link, no one …

The Tastebud Travels- Green Eggs to the infamous Vanilla Slice in Sorrento
October 6, 2009 – 1:00 am | 3 Comments
The Tastebud Travels- Green Eggs to the infamous Vanilla Slice in Sorrento

Where did I go?
This month, my taste buds took me to Sorrento. A hugely popular Victorian holiday destination on the Mornington Peninsula. Known for its beaches, cafes and historic buildings. The nearby beaches at …

DON Luncheon with Masterchef Judge Matt Preston and Fleischmeister Gerhard Feiner
September 29, 2009 – 12:35 pm | 15 Comments
DON Luncheon with Masterchef Judge Matt Preston and Fleischmeister Gerhard Feiner

Pre- event

I was feeling very chuffed when I received an invite to to dine with Matt Preston (MasterChef Judge and Food Journalist for The Age, Vogue), Paul Mercurio (Mercurio’s Menu) and  DON’s Fleischmeister Gerhard Feiner …

Babka Bakery
September 8, 2009 – 9:58 am | 4 Comments
Babka Bakery

Intro: As the queue grew, so did my hunger pains
Details: 358 Brunswick St Fitzroy, 3065 (03) 9416 0091
Surroundings: An abundance of freshly baked goodies show themselves off as if they were in a cat …