Cecconi’s Flinders Lane, Melbourne CBD

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Earlier this month we were lucky enough to dine at Cecconi’s on Flinders Lane, a Melbourne institution. Back in the day, Cecconi’s was the go to spot for corporate long lunches and client-wooing dinners, and today it still retains that old school charm, but is decidedly more romantic. When we arrived, we were seated on…

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Estelle by Scott Pickett, Northcote

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A few weeks ago I was surprised by Alex with a beautiful belated birthday dinner at Estelle by Scott Pickett. ESP opened last year to rave reviews, occupying half of it’s sister restaurant Estelle Bistro’s previous space. We’ve been wanting to go since it opened, so I was thrilled when we pulled up on High Street…

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Merricks Creek Winery, Mornington Peninsula

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One of our favourite day or weekend trips is heading down the coast to Mornington. Mornington is full of beautiful beaches and amazing wineries at every turn, and we try and explore new nooks down the Peninsula every time we set out that way. Merricks Creek invited us to come try out their new cellar door,…

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Est., Sydney

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We love visiting Sydney, and always make sure to try a new restaurant while we are up there. Last year we had a lovely long lunch at est., with two of our good friends. The lunch menu at est. is steal relative to the cost of their dinner menu, and you can choose how many…

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Lakehouse, Daylesford VIC

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A few months ago, Alex and I celebrated five years together. It’s crazy how quickly half a decade has gone by- there has been plenty of incredible food along the ride! To celebrate, we headed out to Daylesford, which is a beautiful spa town about an hour and a half outside of Melbourne. While Daylesford is…

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We’re Baaaaaaack!

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Happy New Year! After over one year underground, we are so excited to say that the blog is BACK! It’s pretty unbelievable to think that we have been offline for nearly 18 months- one week without posting became two, one month without posting became three, and then six and then eight then eighteen! We decided to…

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Hell of the North, Fitzroy

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Awhile back, Alex surprised me with a fancy night out to celebrate completing my first semester of grad school. He didn’t tell me where we were going, and instead led me up a dark alleyway off of Smith Street to a large, yellow door. Inside was a dark restaurant, built around a large bar in…

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Top Paddock, Richmond

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Top Paddock holds the kind of brunch notoriety reserved for LA’s top West Hollywood spots- which made it the perfect spot for a reunion with my old LA work manager! When we arrived on a Sunday morning the place was practically bursting at the seams with eager eaters, waiting to be seated. After an extended…

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400 Gradi, Brunswick

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In April, 400 Gradi exploded onto the food scene after taking home the top prize at the Pizza World Championship, held in Italy. Everyone in Melbourne was flocking to try and get a bite of the world’s best pizza, and one Wednesday evening Alex and I were lucky enough to get seats at the bar…

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Kong BBQ, Richmond

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When Rue & Co (the popup eatery on Collins Street featuring Kong, Jimmy Grants and St. Ali) first opened up, I meandered over to Kong for some chicken wings and never looked back. So I was delighted to head over to Kong the full restaurant in Richmond earlier this week, and needless to say, it…

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