Category Archives : Modern Australian


Montalto Restaurant and Winery – Piazza Cafe

Thinking of a trip to Mornington always brings to mind billowy vanilla slices and hot springs but next time I might just remember the vegetable garden at Montalto Winery (and their wine… and olive oil…).  This is also the scene for their Piazza Cafe – lovely, relaxing and rather educational for the two children who […]

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Steer Bar and Grill Dinner at a new location and Moooving discount

You know you’re onto something when the place is full.  Steer Bar and Grill has always had the luxury of ample tables and I guess it’s not too surprising they are downsizing – they’re still in the same area but indeed it is a harder restaurant to spot.  No wonder they’re offering a wonderful deal […]


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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, […]

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Piatella Cafe Bar Brunch/Lunch in Glen Waverley 1

Guess what happens when you delay writing a post? I visited Piatella Cafe Bar a subsequent two more times after the initial lunch.  Once more for lunch again (yes, it is recommended to try Piatella if you haven’t done so already) and another time for dessert. Lunch has been great at Piatella – I’m always […]