Hero | Grain Store

I will be making a small tangent to mention Grain Store, before moving on with the central Hero of this post. The team bringing it together at Grain Store in all seriousness do not need any more publicity. With German born Chef Ingo Meissner heading the kitchen, think along the lines of: Buerre bosc pear and … Continue reading

Merricote – a French briefing

This is far from a real review, but rather a vague but very positive recollection of olfactory memories attached to these lick-a-licious photos… High street is jam packed with quirky little restaurants and cafe, and Merricote is certainly one of them. House made duck rillettes & crackers Triangle bites Mussels, anochovy, caperberry, brioche Tuna and … Continue reading

Papagoose – Marriage of food and wine by Wine Selectors

It is a normal reaction to be excited for a dinner invitation inclusive of food-and-wine, but when one gets disproportionately jovial and distracted you know you have stepped into the dark realms of no return – food blogger syndrome. Such is that of my life… not that I’m complaining. Rushing in from work, finding parking … Continue reading

Earl Canteen – Morning Chomp-Fest Part 3

A little intermission from the posts from Kiwi-land… 500 Bourke Street (enter via Lt Bourke) Melbourne, 3000 9600 1995 In a mechanical-robotic voice: “Please browse through part one and part two of this series in a systematic manner before progressing on to the final chapter. Thank you for your cooperation” =). After a half hour … Continue reading

St Peter’s Restaurant & Bar

6 Melbourne Place (Off Russel St) Melbourne 03 9663 9882 For those who have been to Esposito, you will be thrilled to hear Chef Maurice has established another restaurant in the heart of Melbourne, with particular emphasis on seafood and produce sustainability. They were having an opening offer for the month of November – 50% … Continue reading

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