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Tao’s Restaurant fusion Taiwanese food in Bulleen

I normally don’t like fusion dining.  I have however, been to Tao’s Restaurant in Bulleen twice.  My friends like it, it’s in the entertainment book and it offers a wide variety of dishes on their set menus. It is fusion Taiwanese food that’s served here.  And it might be a bit different to what you might […]


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 […]

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Ramen in Melbourne versus Japan – Fukuryu, Shizuku, Ajisen, Kokoro versus Ippudo and Ichiran 1

Ah… I have had ramen cravings.  Since coming back from Tokyo I’ve avoided having Japanese food for fear of disappointment. And who could blame me after all that ramen in Tokyo…  I think overall my mum and I liked Ippudo more because it has better seating.  Ichiran has a system where you order via ticket […]