Archive for February, 2009
 
 
 
Online
 

Top 30 Australian Food Blogs

For some time now, I’ve been keen to add more meaning to the loosely used term ‘*top Australian food blog*’. The growth in the number of people photographing, eating then blogging has been remarkable, but how ...
 
Australia / VIC
 
Out-and-About-at-Melbourne
Out-and-About-at-Melbourne
Out-and-About-at-Melbourne

Out and About at Melbourne

During my trip down to Melbourne late last year, I came across a few remarkable things. The Queen Victoria markets was a dream grocery shopping destination. Luckily I was staying at a serviced apartment which meant I had access...

 
Chinese
 
Chinese-New-Year-2009,-Year-of-the-Ox, Sydney
Chinese-New-Year-2009,-Year-of-the-Ox, Sydney
Chinese-New-Year-2009,-Year-of-the-Ox, Sydney

Chinese New Year 2009, Year of the Ox

My family isn’t big on tradition and without any relatives in Australia, Chinese New Year celebrations usually consist of a home-made banquet with plenty of leftovers. This year, my Mum thoughtfully cooked up this modern ...
 
Competitions and Giveaways
 
Way2go-magazine-launch-party-at-Mezzaluna-(and-my-first-giveaway!)
Way2go-magazine-launch-party-at-Mezzaluna-(and-my-first-giveaway!)
Way2go-magazine-launch-party-at-Mezzaluna-(and-my-first-giveaway!)

Way2go magazine launch party at Mezzaluna (and my first giveaway!)

Last Thursday, I was invited to attend the launch of Way2go, a bi-monthly user-generated magazine backed up by NRMA which offers inspiring and entertaining stories, personal tips and advice from passionate travellers. Call it M...
 
Degustation
 
The-launch-of-Taste-Of-Sydney
The-launch-of-Taste-Of-Sydney
The-launch-of-Taste-Of-Sydney

The launch of Taste Of Sydney

The Taste festival is every foodie’s dream… and it’s coming to Sydney! I was thrilled to be invited to attend the media launch this week (free food!!!) and it has only left me feeling more excited about the up...

 
Australia / VIC
 
San-Churro-Chocolateria
San-Churro-Chocolateria
San-Churro-Chocolateria

San Churro Chocolateria

Shopping in Melbourne is sensational… and every time my energy depleted, a San Churro Chocolateria franchise seemed to come to my saviour. They were seriously everywhere! Brunswick Street Fitzroy, Lygon Street, Harbour To...
 
 
Bar
 
Velvet-Bar,-Crown-Casino
Velvet-Bar,-Crown-Casino
Velvet-Bar,-Crown-Casino

Velvet Bar, Crown Casino

Have you ever had to hold a martini glass with both hands? At Crown Casino’s Velvet Bar, you’ll find almost everyone juggling and sipping from these giant super oversized cocktails. For $35 each, the novelty factor ...

 
Australia / VIC
 
Madame-Sousou,-Melbourne
Madame-Sousou,-Melbourne
Madame-Sousou,-Melbourne

Madame Sousou, Melbourne

You know you’re in Melbourne once you’ve eaten breakfast or brunch out, more than dinner. Madame Sousou is a Parisian cafe/restaurant on busy Brunswick Street, Fitzroy. They have an amazing breakfast menu which stre...