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CARNIVORE’S PARADISE: An evening with Pastuso and San Telmo
November 12, 2015 – 6:45 pm | 2 Comments
CARNIVORE’S PARADISE: An evening with Pastuso and San Telmo

MUUUUURRT! That would be one word to describe the evening I had at Pastuso and San Telmo or a casual dinner at my Argentinian mate’s house. I kid you not, rock up to his place …

WIN 2 Tickets to Filipino Barbie: 2014 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (valued at $120)
February 19, 2014 – 11:14 am | 34 Comments
WIN 2 Tickets to Filipino Barbie: 2014 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (valued at $120)

As part of the 2014 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, Celebrity chefs Sau Del Rosario and JP Anglo from the Philippines are coming down under to cook up a Filipino feast to rule all feasts …

THA Weekend: Laneway Lunch with Wagner by Opera Australia and Anada
December 2, 2013 – 11:27 pm | 6 Comments
THA Weekend: Laneway Lunch with Wagner by Opera Australia and Anada

Last weekend, I spent the whole time eating. Now, ah know you’re probably thinking what makes that different from any other weekend of mine. I’ll tell why. WHAAAY?! Because Saturday kicked off with the annual …

Mining for sugar at Burch & Purchese Sweet Studio + WIN 1 of 2 Double Passes to Taste of Melbourne
October 27, 2013 – 5:07 pm | 42 Comments
Mining for sugar at Burch & Purchese Sweet Studio + WIN 1 of 2 Double Passes to Taste of Melbourne

How many desserts can one eat? Hmm. Let me rephrase that question. How many desserts and glasses of Laurent-Perrier champagne can one gulp down BEFORE dinner? Well, that’s the situation that I’m talking about. A …

THA Spill: Vue De Monde and Belvedere Vodka Dinner Feat. NKOTB
June 1, 2013 – 9:27 am | 15 Comments
THA Spill: Vue De Monde and Belvedere Vodka Dinner Feat. NKOTB

Many moons ago back in April, my liver was screaming “TORTURE!” as I went from feasting at high altitudes at the Vue De Monde and Belvedere Vodka Dinner, wine tasting and dining at the amazing …

High Tea with a Touch of Swag – Bursaria Style at Abbotsford Convent
May 5, 2013 – 10:50 am | 28 Comments
High Tea with a Touch of Swag – Bursaria Style at Abbotsford Convent

A few Saturdays ago, we took advantage of the last breath of warm weather and took off on an impromptu long drive to the Yarra Valley. We visited the beautiful Yering Station vineyard where there …

The Chocolate Ice Cream Party and a Filipino BBQ
January 27, 2013 – 10:23 am | 43 Comments
The Chocolate Ice Cream Party and a Filipino BBQ

Food Bloggers come up with some really whack yet oh so freakin brilliant ideas. Ideas that may not necessarily be good for the body, but brilliant nonetheless. It’s a good thing some of us don’t …

Melbourne’s Leading Chefs + Top Tennis Players = Taste of Tennis Australia
January 14, 2013 – 9:53 pm | 11 Comments
Melbourne’s Leading Chefs + Top Tennis Players = Taste of Tennis Australia

If you’ve ever wondered what it would look like if you were to get Melbourne’s leading chefs and the world’s top Tennis Players cooking it up in one room (no, not Captain Planet), then all …

Your Top 5 Eats of THA Moment? Trippy Fries + Food Rehab Mobile App Released
September 23, 2012 – 12:44 pm | 33 Comments
Your Top 5 Eats of THA Moment? Trippy Fries + Food Rehab Mobile App Released

Munchaaay, Munchaaay! That was the sweet sound of the last few moons, as food, or should I say, good food acted as my parachute, saving me from potential bouts of ‘cray cray. ‘ I’m telling …

Leading a Food Blogger Q&A Panel + The Evolution of Filipino Cuisine in Australia
May 30, 2012 – 8:09 am | 35 Comments
Leading a Food Blogger Q&A Panel + The Evolution of Filipino Cuisine in Australia

I was approached by Fiesta Malaysia about potentially joining a panel of food bloggers on stage to represent my country’s cuisine. After few emails later I finally agreed, I was then later asked to …

MFWF 2012 Eatathon: Sher & the Chefs Gala, TAXI Wine Legacy Dinner + Dandenong World Food Fare
March 25, 2012 – 10:23 am | 33 Comments
MFWF 2012 Eatathon: Sher & the Chefs Gala, TAXI Wine Legacy Dinner + Dandenong World Food Fare

The incredibly charismatic and whimsical Rita Erlich, who was one of the speakers at the Sher & the Chefs Gala, put it quite nicely when she said that “Sher Wagyu was the star of the …

WIN Tickets to the IGA World’s Longest Lunch, Melbourne Food and Wine Festival
February 27, 2012 – 6:52 pm | 24 Comments
WIN Tickets to the IGA World’s Longest Lunch, Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

So…I’m still on holidays but that doesn’t stop me from holding a giveaway! WOOT!  I have two choices right now – sip yet another cocktail by the beach or write up a blog post. I’ve …

How to Eat Like You’ll Never See Food Again: FEASTivities 2011!
December 25, 2011 – 1:49 pm | 40 Comments
How to Eat Like You’ll Never See Food Again: FEASTivities 2011!

I’m sure you can agree with me when I say that this year has seriously had it’s accelerator all the way down. It feels like only like yesterday when I was writing up a post …

The Ginormous English Berry Trifle Recipe (remix)
December 9, 2011 – 9:55 am | 36 Comments
The Ginormous English Berry Trifle Recipe (remix)

I’m no alcoholic ( I swear!) but I do love me some Frangelico once in a while and when it came to making an English Trifle, I found any reason to somehow infuse it into …

What do Salt n Pepa and the WLG Wellington Pop-up Restaurant in Fitzroy have in common?
November 23, 2011 – 9:30 am | 27 Comments
What do Salt n Pepa and the WLG Wellington Pop-up Restaurant in Fitzroy have in common?

Here I go, here I go, here I go again (again!)
Fellas, what’s my weakness? (Chocolate pavi!)
Why did I start this post with Salt n Pepa’s ‘Shoop?’ Well, the meal I had at the …

Slicker Than Your Average Bento, TAXI Dining Room
November 13, 2011 – 10:47 am | 28 Comments
Slicker Than Your Average Bento, TAXI Dining Room

At work, when it comes to deciding on where to go to for lunch, it quickly spirals into a void of procrastination. A group of us would stand around ‘umming’ and ‘aahing’ for at least …

WIN 1 of 5 Double Passes to Taste of Melbourne 2011
August 28, 2011 – 8:51 am | 44 Comments
WIN 1 of 5 Double Passes to Taste of Melbourne 2011

Another year has come around so quickly. As you may recall, last year I was so gutted I missed out on attending Taste of Melbourne but of course for good reason as I …

18 Ways You Can Eat Dinner at Cecil Street, South Melbourne Market
July 19, 2011 – 10:20 am | 41 Comments
18 Ways You Can Eat Dinner at Cecil Street, South Melbourne Market

Despite having moved from South Melbourne to Spotswood (westside!), South Melbourne Market remains to be my weekly stomping ground for their $1 oyster shots, dirt cheap cheese varieties, fresh Turkish bread, tennis ball sized dim …

Geektastic Supernova Comic-Con + Asian Dessert House, Passionflower CBD
July 10, 2011 – 3:28 pm | 54 Comments
Geektastic Supernova Comic-Con + Asian Dessert House, Passionflower CBD

I must have been hiding underneath a rock because I knew nothing about Supernova until this year. My dream has always been to attend the New York Comic-Con. A friend of mine (who is also  …

Interview with Adam Liaw + Melbourne’s Good Food & Wine Show
June 5, 2011 – 11:06 am | 37 Comments
Interview with Adam Liaw + Melbourne’s Good Food & Wine Show

This week, from June 3 -5, Melbourne opens its mouth for three days of feasting during the Good Food and Wine Show. We are the first of the big five cities to play host with …

Spanish Feast with Casa Pepe + SBS Food Journey Festival
May 30, 2011 – 12:15 pm | 31 Comments
Spanish Feast with Casa Pepe + SBS Food Journey Festival

It was inspiring to hear stories about Noemi’s family and how she started Casa Pepe and by the night’s end, we were like a bunch of old friends pigging out at the dinner table. It …

How to start a Cafe or Restaurant Workshop
April 24, 2011 – 10:20 am | 10 Comments
How to start a Cafe or Restaurant Workshop

As part of the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, I attended the workshop – Starting a Cafe or Restaurant presented by Ken Burgin of Profitable Hospitality. During the course of the day, I was asked …