Archive for April, 2010
 
 
 
Consumer goods
 
Autumn-salad-of-pomegranate,-duck-and-beetroot
Autumn-salad-of-pomegranate,-duck-and-beetroot
Autumn-salad-of-pomegranate,-duck-and-beetroot

Autumn salad of pomegranate, duck and beetroot

Just because it’s getting cold, it doesn’t mean you need to stop eating salads. Yes, soups warm you up instantly and are nice with a crusty piece of bread but salads are lively, crunchy and full of colour. Here is a...
 
Australia / VIC
 
MoVida-Next-Door,-Melbourne
MoVida-Next-Door,-Melbourne
MoVida-Next-Door,-Melbourne

MoVida Next Door, Melbourne

Can you imagine the disappointment on my face when I called up MoVida eight weeks in advance to make a reservation and was told they were fully booked? True, it was a busy period with people flocking to Melbourne from all over ...

 
Australia / VIC
 
Wonton-House,-Melbourne
Wonton-House,-Melbourne
Wonton-House,-Melbourne

Wonton House, Melbourne

Inbetween the four days where the Australian F1 Grand Prix was on, besides the occasional shopping and time spent at our grandstand seats, Zen and I also took the time to catch up with some familiar faces. One of the guys we me...
 
Australia / VIC
 
The-Colonial-Tramcar-Restaurant,-Melbourne
The-Colonial-Tramcar-Restaurant,-Melbourne
The-Colonial-Tramcar-Restaurant,-Melbourne

The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant, Melbourne

This may sound cliche but I reckon I have the best boyfriend in the world. Upon arriving in Melbourne, he surprised me with a pre-booked lunch on The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant. Those who ‘like’ me on Facebook (isn...
 
Australia / VIC
 
Madame-Sousou,-Melbourne-(Re-visited)
Madame-Sousou,-Melbourne-(Re-visited)
Madame-Sousou,-Melbourne-(Re-visited)

Madame Sousou, Melbourne (Re-visited)

While this Melbourne trip was filled with lots of new foodie discoveries, I kept up my tradition of visiting Madame Sousou every time I’m in town. I haven’t written about this favourite in a while so thought I’...

 
Australia / VIC
 
Tempura-Hajime
Tempura-Hajime
Tempura-Hajime

Tempura Hajime

Dining at a specialty restaurant that comes with a warning is a lure for foodies like me. There are places like Stra Pocha in Strathfield NSW which warn you their Korean chilli chicken dish is very hot and others like Tempura H...
 
 
Australia / VIC
 
Claypots-Seafood-Bar, Melbourne
Claypots-Seafood-Bar, Melbourne
Claypots-Seafood-Bar, Melbourne

Claypots Seafood Bar

Here’s the first of ten stories about my recent trip to Melbourne. Long time readers will know that this has become a yearly event which of course coincides with the Formula One Grand Prix. In fact, I think this was my fi...

 
Australia / NSW / South Coast
 
A-day-trip-from-Sydney-to-Merimbula
A-day-trip-from-Sydney-to-Merimbula
A-day-trip-from-Sydney-to-Merimbula

A day trip from Sydney to Merimbula

With Zen being a massive plane enthusiast, and I being the keen traveler, we were both thrilled to discover that a dear friend’s hubby flew his very own plane. Not as the pilot of a commercial airline of any sort, but a s...
 
Events & Festivals
 
Sydney-Royal-Easter-Show-2010
Sydney-Royal-Easter-Show-2010
Sydney-Royal-Easter-Show-2010

Sydney Royal Easter Show 2010

Going to the Sydney Royal Easter Show has been a yearly ritual for me since I was a kid. While once upon a time, I went for the farm animal experience, it quickly transitioned into a focus on the showbags, and nowadays, the foo...
 
Consumer goods
 
Chocolate-&-Peanut-Butter-Lava-Cakes
Chocolate-&-Peanut-Butter-Lava-Cakes
Chocolate-&-Peanut-Butter-Lava-Cakes

Chocolate & Peanut Butter Lava Cakes

Along with several other bloggers, I was recently treated by Lindt to a Gold Class screening of Alice in Wonderland. It was a meet and greet with the marketing team and their advertising and PR agencies and being such marvelous...