Category Archives : Southern suburbs


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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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Mrs Kim’s Grill Korean Barbecue in Carnegie 2

If you’ve ever been to Carnegie’s Kooyong Koornang Road, you’d know you are spoilt for choice restaurant wise.   There’s Shyun, Eastern dumpling, Goga Sundae and the list goes on.  One relatively recent addition is Mrs Kim’s Grill which easily stands out because of it’s characteristic yellow and black banner and open decor.  It was a […]


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D.O.C Gastronomia Italiana Italian Restaurant in Mornington 1

Welcome back to Simple Italian Food! That’s what D.O.C boasts about and exactly the reason why we chose to go there while in Mornington (well perhaps the other reason was because the restaurant we were thinking about going to had a wedding planned…).  The building itself is quite interesting (and how did I not take […]


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Shyun Japanese Restaurant in Carnegie 2

I can’t tell you how happy I am to have discovered Shyun in Carnegie.  Not pricey and fantastic, fresh Japanese food.  They accept bookings too but it seems they reserve some tables for booking customers and others for the casual walk ins. Their ordering system was certainly interesting – I haven’t seen this much in […]