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Ultra-fine dining isn’t really for me;  I guess I’m a product of my generation (the “plain food” era?)    But I do take a little interest in what’s going on in that rarefied space.    97 more words

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Bitters are back: Craft distillers, mixologists behind the artisan mixer boom

(This feature originally appeared in Cheese Connoisseur Magazine.)

By John Lehndorff

There is one shelf at your local wine and spirits merchant that might as well have an invisibility cloak over it. 1,446 more words

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Bedda (2)

We’ve eaten at Bedda in Northcote previously, and had a good night there.   Hence, when it was suggested as the venue for a catch up for a group of 9 of us, we were interested to re-visit it and update our thoughts.  321 more words

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Point Ormond/Elwood

After our visit to Rippon Lea, we headed down to Point Ormond in search of a coffee.  It was a sunny, still autumn afternoon, perfect for sitting out in the open at the Point Ormond cafe, right on the foreshore.   153 more words

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Winter Breakfast

Once again this year I attended the  Prahran Mission Winter Breakfast launch (this was the 24th).    The Winter Breakfast program offers hot cooked breakfasts to those who need it during the winter months. 101 more words

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Coombe Cottage

Generations of Melbournians (or is that “Melburnians“?) have driven past the hedges at the corner of the Maroondah and Melba highways at Coldstream and have told their families, “That’s where Dame Nellie Melba lived”. 256 more words

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Jack Rabbit Winery

We’ve been to Jack Rabbit before (see here), and our memories of it were good, so we headed there again for lunch.    The view out over Corio Bay to the You Yangs is still great, the service is efficient (order at the counter), the food was good (large servings, too) and the wine is acceptable enough. 57 more words

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