November Foodie Events calendar

Just when you thought that was enough food for this crazy month of November… here a whole lot more events for you to digest. [Good food month] presented by The Age, Citi Where: right across Melbourne When: November Example features: Night Noodle Markets, Bar Hop, Lunch deals – $38 lunches at The Point, Albert Street food, … Continue reading

The Smith | Taste of Melbourne Double Pass giveaways

This is a pretty epic post on a pretty epic month of November (THIS MONTH!). Time sure does fly when you’re busy! If you missed out on last year’s Taste of Melbourne, then don’t miss out this year! It promises to be bigger than before, with a whole list of new names and attractions all … Continue reading

Taste of Melbourne 2012 – what’s on this year?

Taste of Melbourne has returned this year, bigger and better. Previously held inside the Royal Exhibition Building, which I felt really cramped the style of Taste, but this year it is out in the open air at Albert Park Lake. Must say if the weather becomes mischievous it can really ruin your day out. But … Continue reading

MFWF roundup – IGA World’s longest lunch 2012

A quick roundup on this Melbourne Food and Wine festival event attended by a 1200 strong crowd along the Yarra river… Weather: brilliantly sunny with a touch of breeze. We did have the occasional organic surprise in our cups from the trees above us (by that I meant leaves and twigs of course…). Salad of … Continue reading

GIVEAWAY – Tickets to IGA World’s Longest Lunch

for your chance to revel in a leisurely three course lunch extravaganza alongside Melbourne foodies on a 500-metre white-clothed table… in South Yarra

WLG Pop up restaurant – Melbourne stop

A quick post before I head off for my second serving of WLG in Fitzroy. I’ll have a proper post SOON, with all my tasty descriptions and more drool-worthy photos. Some of New Zealand’s finest wines on show! Slow-cooked venis0n in Tunisian brik pastry with veal sweetbreads, broad beans, peas and pancetta. Whittaker’s Dark Chocolate … Continue reading

Mooncake festival – Victoria Market

Given it is Mid-Autumn festival tomorrow I thought I’d make an exception to my chronological blog posting. It’s probably irrelevant now given this “event” was on today, but I thought I would share it anyway. At least you can visit the stores themselves? So according to mum, there was a festival happening at Victoria Market … Continue reading

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