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Rosa’s Kitchen @ Journal Canteen

[tweetmeme]In a culinary world of lies, where cafés and restaurants try endlessly to offer their patrons food that they believe they want to eat, often without the skills to prepare it, it is refreshing to discover a restaurant that is honest in its approach. Rosa’s Kitchen @ Journal Canteen is one such place, where the … Continue reading

T’Gallant – Spuntino Bar

[tweetmeme] Tin shed, rustic timber, produce-rich gardens and set amongst rolling vineyards; it must be T’Gallant. This one-of-a-kind winery, an hour and a half south of Melbourne, is like a little piece of Tuscany in our own backyard. You wont find a multi-million dollar cellar door and winery operation here. The restaurant (La Baracca Trattoria), … Continue reading


[tweetmeme] I don’t really know what I was thinking before my visit to Livebait. Scepticism was up there, along with a definite low expectation. I mean, Livebait does reside in the Docklands – hardly renowned for its culinary heavyweights. But that aside, every restaurant must be judged on its own merits and not on its … Continue reading

Inactivity…an apology

Allow me to apologise in advance for a lengthy period of inactivity. Well it’s not really in advance I guess considering my last post was some two weeks ago, but an apology is an apology. I have been busy eating, drinking and enjoying life in general and will endeavour to share some of my experiences … Continue reading

What a difference a clone makes

An interesting article I found on Australian grape clone trials. For once, quality not quantity seems to be the main concern. Potentially raises ethical issues in terms of species modification, however an interesting read: “Clonal trials” may sound like science fiction but in reality they’re a big part of Australia’s maturing fine wine story. An … Continue reading

V Know Young Guns

Saturday saw the V Know Young Guns of Wine People’s Choice event held at the Prince Wine Store in South Melbourne. The event is held in order to crown the people’s choice award for the best young wine maker in Australia. In all 12 young wine makers were chosen for the finals, including: Adam Foster … Continue reading

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