Southern American Goodness at Le Bon Ton

A couple of weeks ago, when I was asking some fellow foodies on suggestions about a great pub that serves delicious food and might convince someone to move to Melbourne, they pointed me towards Le Bon Ton in Collingwood. As we got off the train we thought we might’ve ended up in the wrong street,…

A Special Date at The Royal Mail Hotel in Dunkeld

This post is almost two months overdue. I’ve said it before in some other posts and it’s also obviously evident in my lack of posts in the recent weeks – life 1.0 has taken over. For some reason I have been crazy busy, getting fit, training for a half marathon, catching up with friends, trying…

ZomatoMeetup at Mesa Verde

Mexican food is one of those trends that luckily doesn’t seem to go away in this city. So I was super excited when I got an invitation from Zomato to join them at the ZomatoMeetup at Mesa Verde. Mesa Verde is located in Curtin House on Swanston St. Yep, the one with the many stairs….

Dinner at Carmine’s Bistro on Lygon Street

When I was recently invited to try out Carmine’s Bistro, I knew I didn’t even have to ask L whether he was going to join me. We’re both lovers of Italian fair and couldn’t wait to try what Carmine’s had to offer. Ricotta panna cotta with green olive oil and tomato. It was basically a…

Wynyard in South Melbourne

When I heard that the guys from Giddiup were opening a new cafe just off Clarendon St I made plans straight away to check it out on the weekend.  Giddiup is always busy on the weekend so we were hoping to beat the crowds and before the secret was out that Wynyard had opened. Wynyard is hidden…

Machi St Kilda

Last Sunday, L and I finally went to Machi St Kilda. My boyfriend drives past it every week on his way to German class (yes, he is learning German!) and has often thought we should go there.  But as it is often the case, there is just so much to see and do in Melbourne that…