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Long-established local restaurant Giorgios has undergone a major refurbishment.  I see on the website that it’s described as a “fresh new look”.    The website even invites you to browse through the renovation, but contrary to the usual case when pictures are posted on the internet, I think that the new atmosphere is better “in the flesh” than on the website! 100 more words

Dining And Restaurants

Are there too many coffee shops?

The question has been raised in Britain as to whether the market for coffee shops has become saturated.   From the BBC report, it seems the issue there arises because there appear to be a number of chains competing in the market.  156 more words

Around Melbourne


We didn’t stay for the lunch after the funeral (there were “dietary” issues), so went down the road and had an acceptable (but not memorable) meal at the… 67 more words

Around Melbourne


We’ve been to Ena Southgate (“ena” is “one” in Greek) a couple of times now, and have enjoyed our time there on both occasions.    It’s described as “Greek street food”, but it seems to us just well presented classic “Greek” food.   87 more words

Around Melbourne


Albert Park is a bit away from our usual eating haunts, but friends thought we should try Mediterraneo.  We weren’t disappointed:    the menu had a lot of variety and it was hard to choose between the offerings. 144 more words

Around Melbourne


Yes, you’re supposed to get to Kuranda by train and return by cable car (or vice versa), but we took the more economical  option, and drove.   56 more words


The Surf Club

We’ve eaten out every night (and for quite a few lunches, too), so the meal we had at the Palm Cove Surf Club on Sunday night wasn’t exactly the most stylish of meals that we’ve had since we’ve been away.   48 more words