Monthly Archives: April 2011

My type of sacrifice

Name: The Atlantic Address: Crown Entertainment Complex, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank VIC 3006 Australia Ph: 03 9698 8888 Web: theatlantic.com.au Chef: Donovan Cooke Hours: Lunch, 12:00pm – 3:00pm. Dinner 6:00pm – 11:00pm. Good Friday is an important day to a … Continue reading

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A foodie’s love letter

Dear Melbourne, You were there as I grew up, surrounding me, helping define who I was. And yet, due to the practicalities of the world, I had to leave you and move to Canberra. As I go back, as I … Continue reading

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Taverna all over

Name: O Stratos Greek Taverna Address: 9 Lonsdale St, Braddon, ACT Phone: (02) 6257 8200 Hours: Tue-Fri 12pm-2:30pm, 6pm-9:30pm; Sat 6pm-9:30pm There are a few staples of the restaurant scene, places that you find reproduced across the country. There’s the … Continue reading

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Oh, to be in London.

The other day on Twitter, Daniel Boulud of the self-titled New York restaurant posted a photo. In this photos he was dining at London’s new hit, Heston  Blumenthal’s restaurant Dinner. His companions are Heston himself, as well as chefs Thomas … Continue reading

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Nice

Name: Mezzalira Ristorante Address: Cnr London Circuit and West Row, Canberra City, 2601 Ph: 02 6230 0025 Web: http://www.mezzalira.com.au Owners: Pasquale, Joe, Dominic & Vincenzo Trimboli Hours: Lunch: Monday-Friday. Dinner: Monday-Saturday.   Nice. It’s a particularly damning adjective. Generally it … Continue reading

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Pig, beans, and a little bit of heart

Name: Lonsdale Street Roasters Address: 3/7 Lonsdale St Braddon ACT Ph: 02 6156 0975 Hours: Mon-Fri, 6:30am – 4pm. Sat, 6:30am – 1pm For a man like me that really likes his meat, there are few things better than pig … Continue reading

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