Childhood Treat: Ginataang Bilo Bilo (glutinous rice balls, sago + jackfruit in coconut milk)
April 1, 2014 – 5:34 pm | 13 Comments

It’s funny, I seem to be diggin’ desserts I loved as a kid even more as an adult! One theory was that it was due to my recent appreciation for specific elements. For instance, my …

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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 …

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 …

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 …

To Live and DINE in LA: Driving Bumblebee, ABS-CBN Interview, Cee Lo, Big Burgers + Fried Chicken
March 11, 2012 – 11:02 am | 38 Comments
To Live and DINE in LA: Driving Bumblebee, ABS-CBN Interview, Cee Lo, Big Burgers + Fried Chicken

The title of this seriously packed to the rafters post, was inspired by one of the most illist rappers that ever lived, Tupac Shakur who penned the song  To live and die in LA that …

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 …

A Breakfast to Brunch Investigation Around Melbourne
February 9, 2012 – 9:00 am | 28 Comments
A Breakfast to Brunch Investigation Around Melbourne

Winter is like a bad date – you get the chills and you want the ordeal to end as quickly as possible so you can go home and rip into some pork ribs and those …

Playing with the Philips Saeco Intelia
January 15, 2012 – 11:19 am | 23 Comments
Playing with the Philips Saeco Intelia

As you may have gathered through my Breakfast Indigestion series, I am totally addicted to all things breakfast related which of course includes coffee…and lots of it! So when I was contacted to try out …

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 feat. Foxy Frangelico + Lil Mandarin)
December 9, 2011 – 9:55 am | 36 Comments
The Ginormous English Berry Trifle Recipe (remix feat. Foxy Frangelico + Lil Mandarin)

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 …

8 Killer Melbourne Cafes and The Breakfast Bootcamp
November 2, 2011 – 12:58 pm | 56 Comments
8 Killer Melbourne Cafes and The Breakfast Bootcamp

UH, hello?! Can we get this party started?! To celebrate the warmer weather, I decided to skip the beach and bury my face in a little sumthin sumthin called food instead. Some friends say I’ve …

Filipino Food at Dahon Gourmet Tea Lounge, South Melbourne
October 10, 2011 – 9:54 am | 50 Comments
Filipino Food at Dahon Gourmet Tea Lounge, South Melbourne

Something that I wouldn’t expect to find in Melbourne is decent Filipino food. Believe me, as a local Filipino food blogger, I’ve been searched high and low for a place where I can get my …

A Rockin Tribute to Melbourne’s Food Graffiti
September 25, 2011 – 11:48 am | 58 Comments
A Rockin Tribute to Melbourne’s Food Graffiti

Though Alicia Keys touts that New York’s “big lights will inspire you” in Empire State of Mind, which has since become the unofficial NYC anthem, when it comes to Melbourne, we hum to a more …

The MEGA Foodie Bike Rail Trail across the Victorian Alpine Region
September 11, 2011 – 10:50 am | 44 Comments
The MEGA Foodie Bike Rail Trail across the Victorian Alpine Region

So what does butter, wine, cheese, cured meats and loaded carbs have to do with being healthy? Well, nothing really. But what happens when you combine all that goodness with a full …

Middle Eastern and North African Delights at Kamel, Albert Park
September 4, 2011 – 9:55 am | 41 Comments
Middle Eastern and North African Delights at Kamel, Albert Park

What keeps Kamel interesting is that on one side you have Middle Eastern inspired gems like hummus, juicy kebabs and baba ghanoush and then you are hit with tantalising North African inspired spices from cumin, …

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 …

Hitting up 13 Charcoal Chicken Joints
August 21, 2011 – 10:50 am | 59 Comments
Hitting up 13 Charcoal Chicken Joints

I don’t know what my fascination has been with charcoal chicken lately. Its actually come to the point where I’m slightly obsessed but of course, I blame the Melbourne weather forcing me into hibernation and …