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Wings & Fins – The Freshest Seafood This Side Of The Border

January 28, 2017

I was talking to a friend of mine about about my love of fresh seafood. He asked if I’d ever eaten at this seafood place behind the Tooradin Airport, Wings & Fins. I’d never heard of it. I didn’t know there was a seafood place behind Tooradin Airport. Apparently this place serves seafood flown in… Read More ›

Om Nom, Adelphi Hotel, Melbourne

I’ve lived in Melbourne all my life and didn’t know this boutique hotel existed. Shame! I only experienced it by chance. I met a friend of mine for lunch at  Supernormal to try Andrew McConnell’s famous lobster rolls and noticed the Adelphi across the street. I decided to pop over and have a look after lunch…. Read More ›

Claypots Seafood Bar. Great “seafood” without the “seaview”

Happy New year! I often feel the urge to eat some fresh seafood (maybe twice a year) but never know where to go. That is, where they serve legitimate Australian seafood and where it’s fresh. I’d heard about this institution ‘Claypots’ in St Kilda for years but tried it for the first time New Years… Read More ›

I’m not a fan of outer suburban restaurants!

Growing up, I didn’t like just going around the corner from home for dinner. It didn’t feel like you were ‘really’ going out. That’s stayed with me until now. I’m not sure if it stems from my Mum & Dad. We lived in the outer suburbs and I remember our family always going to the… Read More ›

Ichi Ni Japanese Restaurant, St.Kilda

Yeah yeah… haha…Ichi Ni…so scratch it…haha. If you like Japanese cuisine, then you must try this place in St Kilda. It’s just across from the Sea Baths and next door to the Espy. A client/friend of mine introduced me to Ichi Ni a couple of years ago. It’s his restaurant of choice. I always enjoyed… Read More ›

The House of Wine & Food

Last night a client of mine took ‘me’ to dinner – it’s normally the other way around! He made a reservation at the old Cricketers Arms Hotel in Port Melbourne for 5 of us. Built over 150 years ago, what was once a local haunt for a parma and a pot has been transformed into a… Read More ›

Ciao pizza napoli

You might remember me saying that I’d rather eat at a food court than in Hardware Lane, Melbourne. Well….did I offend someone?


Today I had a wonderful lunch with colleagues at Silks Chinese restaurant. For the record, I don’t like Chinese food or Chinese restaurants. The gluey sauces, the MSG, the cooked pineapple, the plastic prawns, the gristle meat and the over powering saltiness. Not to mention, most chinese restaurants have a leaking fish tank with mind… Read More ›

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