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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Blogger dinner at Collins Kitchen, Grand Hyatt Melbourne
February 28, 2010 – 4:07 pm | 19 Comments
Blogger dinner at Collins Kitchen, Grand Hyatt Melbourne

Pre-event
Having just arrived from a trip to Tasmania,  I had over eaten on more than a few occasions- think scallop pies, sheep’s milk cheese, steamed mussels, multiple visits to Jackman & Ross and local blueberry …

The Hainanese Chicken Hunt: Chun Po vs. China Bar vs. Viet Star
February 22, 2010 – 10:52 am | 23 Comments
The Hainanese Chicken Hunt: Chun Po vs. China Bar vs. Viet Star

Calling out for Melbourne’s ultimate Hainanese Chicken Rice! Anyone?
For a few weeks now, some friends and I have been venturing the streets of Melbourne in hunt for the best Hainanese Chicken Rice. Rules are that …

Recipe Time: Mango & Soursop Jelly Jelly Crush
February 10, 2010 – 8:36 pm | 12 Comments
Recipe Time: Mango & Soursop Jelly Jelly Crush

Damn this heat. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all up for balmy summer days…just not during a hard working week!
Back at my desk after a lunchtime stroll, the sweat starts to creep in. I …

Ethiopian food cravings at The Abyssinian
January 26, 2010 – 3:59 pm | 25 Comments
Ethiopian food cravings at The Abyssinian

Hey, what’s wrong with eating with your hands? This way, there’s no chance of burning the tongue or roof of your mouth.
For the past three summers, a group of friends and I have been …

Recipe Time: Charcoal BBQ Porky Pork Chops & Corn
January 13, 2010 – 12:37 pm | 13 Comments
Recipe Time: Charcoal BBQ Porky Pork Chops & Corn

When it comes to pork on the grill, there’s that risk of cough worthy dryness. So dry in fact, that the tough bits get stuck in between your teeth. There’s nothing worse than hearing one …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …