Shakari vegetarian restaurant in Carlton

I really haven’t tried many vegetarian restaurants.  The one I have been to is Shakahari in Carlton.  They seem to be doing rather well given they also have one in South Melbourne and it isn’t surprising because they’ve managed to make vegetarian food rather interesting even for meat eaters like myself.  Their menu is extensive […]



Waverley RSL Warramunga Restaurant & Cafe in Glen Waverley

Ever been to a RSL for dinner?  Warramunga Restaurant in Glen Waverley isn’t half bad and even has a buy one get one free main offer with the entertainment book. If you’ve ever wondered about their name, it is named after HMAS Warramunga, a Tribal Class Destroyer which served in the South West Pacific in […]


Allium Food and Wine: dinner in Malvern

We tried Allium Food and Wine for my mother’s birthday.  They’ve always been on my wishlist because they’re in the entertainment book (formerly known as the Livingroom).  It’s a cosy restaurant with wooden chairs and the waiting staff were quite attentive.  I don’t think I had even mentioned the occasion but because there were presents, […]

Monash Curry n Tandoor – food delivery from Glen Waverley 2

Firstly, thanks to Menulog for inviting me to try out their food delivery system.  Indeed their website is easy to use.  Their website mostly shows restaurants within your suburb that deliver or offer pick up services – around mine there’s quite a large variety of Indian, Italian and a few Thai restaurants. This time we […]



Union Dining Dinner in Richmond 1

We chose to finally try out Union Dining for dinner after attending the Melbourne International Coffee Expo.  Our experience here really finished off the day quite well because of their special of suckling pork. We did order other things such as mussels (we go everywhere and can’t help ourselves really).  Whilst nice, it wasn’t as […]

Bistro Guillaume dinner at Crown in Southbank

I like this place.  Bistro Guillaume has left pleasant memories in my mind.  Even my brother who was rather sick with the flu remembers a good meal and not much of anything else that night. Their entrees were lovely.  Mussels in the most beautiful sauce – remember to save some bread (the bread was nominated […]



Coco Lounge Italian Cafe Dinner in Glen Waverley

Coco Lounge is one of the more popular restaurants no doubt on Kingsway.  There’s a lot to choose from now.  I’ve been here multiple occasions for dinner (their eggs benedict is nice but rather small).  We went for dinner on this occasion. Entrees were arancini balls and lamb cigars.  Both very nice. Their special of […]

Shandong Mama Chinese Restaurant – lunch on Bourke St CBD

It is always nice to have a place in mind for lunch.  Shandong Mama came to my mind as I’ve always wanted my parents to try it out after my last visit (note this time I had my nicer camera *cough* not my phone). This time we had the added benefit of having read a […]



Melbourne International Coffee Expo 2014 (aka MICE) 15 – 18 May

Another year, another coffee expo! The Melbourne International Coffee Expo is on this weekend in case you want to grab a few cups of your favourite brew here and there at the showgrounds.  There’s also plenty of bags of coffee to buy from your favourite roaster such as Code Black Coffee, Five Senses, Axil Roasters. […]