The Smith | Taste of Melbourne Double Pass giveaways

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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

East-side brunch series: Yumcha for brunch? David’s. Wealth Garden.

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Part 2 of east-side brunch series… When one suggests brunch, it is not unusual to conjure images of scrambled eggs, fritters, bacon and all those awesome things mostly European inspired. How many people think of yum cha as being a brunch option first up? I do it on a frequent basis, but when I was … Continue reading

Fog Restaurant – Prahran

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142 Greville St Prahran, 3181 03 9521 3155 I don’t often travel to Prahran, and of the few occasions I have they have been for HuTong and reluctantly for Chapel St. With its dark exterior and fairly minimal lighting within I would be lying if I said I had noticed it on Greville St on … Continue reading

Ganache Chocolate

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250 Toorak Rd South Yarra, 3141 03 9804 7485 After a pleasant lunch at David’s, we popped down the road for a little sweet treat. With all those mouth-watering bite-size chocolates, I’m very surprised I did not have any… sigh. Hazelnut fan slice – had a superb nutty crunch of hazelnut with a smooth velvety milk … Continue reading

David’s – yum cha

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4 Cecil Pl Prahran, 3181 03 9529 5199 This institute of a yum cha joint has won its 9th hat from The Age Good Food Guide, as clearly depicted on the front door. I am rather sceptical when any one place receives too much hype, as often it brings with it a lot of expectation, which … Continue reading

Pan Asian Restaurant

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267 Chapel St, Prahran, 3181 03 9533 7022 Having recently missed out on both the nuffnang blogger meet up and the duck fest, I was in quite a state of dismay. Luckily though, I had $40 worth of vouchers presented to me by Crowdmass. The only condition was that it had to be redeemed during lunch … Continue reading

HuTong Dumpling Bar (Prahran)

Hu Tong (Prahran)

161 Commercial Rd The Cullen Hotel Prahran The fully glass frontage putting much of the interior on display showcases the confidence the owner has in nearly always functioning at capacity. This is equally paralleled by a transparent working kitchen within.              Xiao long bao’s (steamed pork dumplings – 小笼包) – stood tall in the centre … Continue reading

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