Sweet, Saucy and Porky Filipino Spaghetti
November 30, 2014 – 10:47 am | 4 Comments

Oh man. During my last trip to the Philippines and the US, I was so hooked on Jollibee’s Chicken Joy with Spaghetti that the only way to get me to stop eating it …

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Hamburger Cushions + Christmas Lights @ The Boulevard, Ivanhoe
December 25, 2009 – 8:09 pm | 14 Comments
Hamburger Cushions + Christmas Lights @ The Boulevard, Ivanhoe

All I want for Christmas is…you a Hamburger Cushion. Check out these eye watering cushions I came across. Definitely on my to get list unless I’m a happy recipient of course. I can picture myself …

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 …

Recipe Time: Chocolate Fix Cookies
November 29, 2009 – 5:41 pm | 11 Comments
Recipe Time: Chocolate Fix Cookies

A teaser or a pleaser? That’s the eighty thousand dollar question. As with many of you, I’ve always had this issue with food. Unfortunately, being a foodaholic means being extremely fussy about what you eat …

In Your Hood: It’s not Andrew’s Hamburgers, it’s mine! Albert Park- Part One
November 22, 2009 – 1:13 pm | 12 Comments
In Your Hood: It’s not Andrew’s Hamburgers, it’s mine! Albert Park- Part One

My readers Dave and Mellissa, a lovely couple residing in Albert Park, had emailed me suggesting that I pay their suburb a gastronomical visit, to check out two of their favourite local eateries- Andrew’s Hamburgers …

Samurai Showdown in Chinatown: Yamato vs. Meiji Japanese Café
November 16, 2009 – 12:08 pm | 15 Comments
Samurai Showdown in Chinatown: Yamato vs. Meiji Japanese Café

MY name’s Adrian and I’m a Foodaholic. That goes without saying.  But perhaps I should also be in rehab over my other addiction- comics. As a teenage  kid who got bored with basketball cards back …

Recipe Time: BBQ Grilled Summer Stuffed Trout with Pomegranate
November 9, 2009 – 10:55 pm | 18 Comments
Recipe Time: BBQ Grilled Summer Stuffed Trout with Pomegranate

With the heat wave Melbourne’s currently experiencing, I thought I’d post up one of my favorite summer recipes which goes back many generations within my family. It’s a simple dish but packs a mouthwatering flavour …

Public Holiday means time for Vietnamese delicacies: Thanh Ha 2 and Nhu Lan Bakery
November 3, 2009 – 6:04 pm | 13 Comments
Public Holiday means time for Vietnamese delicacies: Thanh Ha 2 and Nhu Lan Bakery

Peanut butter and jelly. Black rims on a white car. Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston.  None of these combinations seemed like they would taste. The point.. please eat your Vietnamese Fried Spring Rolls with the …

Recipe Time: Frenchy Filipino Toast
November 1, 2009 – 3:37 pm | 13 Comments
Recipe Time: Frenchy Filipino Toast

ALRIGHT. I admit it. I‘ve eaten at far too many eateries that I’ve neglected Recipe Time, choosing the luxury of being served as opposed to cleaning up the messy trail I leave behind in the …

Pigging out with fellow foodies at Pizza Espresso
October 25, 2009 – 1:22 pm | 6 Comments
Pigging out with fellow foodies at Pizza Espresso

Hungry little food bloggers came to town, devoured most of the dough
Details: Pizza Espresso, 17 Macedon Road Lower Templestowe VIC phone: 03 9852 2333
Big props go out to fellow bloggers Michele and Rilsta for organising this …

The Steak Battles- Meat & Wine Co vs. Feddish
October 20, 2009 – 12:07 pm | 12 Comments
The Steak Battles- Meat & Wine Co vs. Feddish

LET me just start by saying that steak is king and can easily eat it everyday- please don’t dare me though. My friends have recently called a strike against letting me choose what cuisine we …

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 …

Indulge Your Senses: Chai Tea
October 13, 2009 – 10:02 pm | 6 Comments
Indulge Your Senses: Chai Tea

I’ve been a Chai Tea infuser before its inception into the mainstream. Gone are the days of odd looks from cafe staff when asking for a Chai Latte let alone a Chai with a side …

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 …

Kim Chi Battles on Latrobe St- Oriental Spoon vs. By Korea
September 20, 2009 – 12:32 pm | 4 Comments
Kim Chi Battles on Latrobe St- Oriental Spoon vs. By Korea

So my Food Battles continue. In the spirit of the Curry Laksa and the beloved Cupcake battles, this month, it’s all about Korean!
What is the big deal? And what is kim chi?

This question often comes …