dessert

Christine Manfield pop up @ Eightysix

After the dessert diva, Christine Manfield, took over the Eightysix kitchen to produce and deliver some of her amazing signature desserts last year, I was eager to go back this year when it was announced that she would not only produce more desserts, but take over the lunch/dinner menu for a few days. This year, […] Read more…

Dinner @ The Meating Room

After trying the breakfast pizza at The Meating Room in Weston Creek, I couldn’t wait to head back for dinner. Mainly for the deep fried mars bar cheesecake that I keep hearing about. A friend organised dinner there one night and I was happy to tag along. I was glad that a booking had been […] Read more…

Mr Scroll @ Old Bus Depot Markets

On a lazy Sunday morning, I was blogging at home when my partner J, who was at the Old Bus Depot Markets, texted me a photo of a new stall Mr Scroll. I immediately raced across the road to get my scroll fix. There were 9 different types of scrolls on display that day for […] Read more…

This Kitchen Rules @ Patissez

Next door to Ona on the Lawns in Manuka, is the recently opened Patissez (replacing what was a sushi shop). It’s owned by former My Kitchen Rules mother/daughter contestants Gina and Anna Petridis and has been open for 2 weeks. The first thing I noticed when walking inside the cafe is the large cake display cabinet. […] Read more…

Dinner @ Me and Mrs Jones

My partner J and I had dinner close to home at Me and Mrs Jones in Kingston when we both didn’t feel like cooking that night. I hadn’t dined there in a long time (I’ve previously found it to be very hit and miss) so it was interesting to see the updated menu. There were […] Read more…

Food outings @ Monster Kitchen & Bar

A friend and I caught up at Monster Kitchen & Bar one weekend for brunch. I hadn’t been to Monster since mid last year. It’s changed a little bit with the addition of a new ‘wing’ on the left hand side at the top of the stairs. There seems to be a few sitting areas […] Read more…

The Cupping Room re-run

I haven’t written another post about The Cupping Room since my first visit when it opened in 2013. I’ve been back several more times now, so this is a compilation of some of these visits (and of the photos I could dig up). The ‘Eat All Day’ menu has its perks meaning you can eat […] Read more…

High tea @ Hyatt Hotel Canberra

For a friend’s hens afternoon, high tea had been organised at the Hyatt Hotel in Canberra. The high tea is served buffet style where you get to help yourself to the scrumptious looking delicacies and go back for seconds//thirds and more. Prices are $58 per person and includes a glass of sparkling wine. High tea […] Read more…

Authentic Italian food @ Bacaro

The latest venture by the Trimboli Group (owners of Italian & Sons, Mezzalira and Da Rosario), is new wine bar Bacaro in Braddon. Bacaro is an Italian term for a traditional Venetian wine bar. Located directly behind Italian & Sons on Lonsdale Street, the entry is via a small alleyway about one shop down from […] Read more…

Food Marathon – 1 weekend in Melbourne

My partner and I headed to Melbourne for a friend’s wedding over the Easter long weekend (I flew to fit in a day of eating while he drove down). I really only had one day in the CBD to eat and shop so I tried to make the most of it, taking into account what […] Read more…