Merricks Creek Winery, Mornington Peninsula


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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Añada Bar & Restaurant, Fitzroy


A few weeks ago, while some of our close friends were visiting, we visited Ańada for dinner. We opted to do their Chef’s Tasting menu, which allowed for us to relax and sip sangria while dish after dish arrived at our table. First up were oysters, which were so fresh and paired with just the…

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Green Olive at Red Hill, Mornington Peninsula


A few weeks ago Alex, Alex’s brother and I went on a day trip out to the Mornington Peninsula to explore some wineries and the beaches. We ended up stopping at Green Olive for lunch- Green Olive is an amazing place that raises sheep and chickens, grows vegetables and also produces olive oil and wine…

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Claypots Evening Star – South Melbourne Markets


My brother and I, both having plenty of spare time during the day, decided to head down to the South Melbourne Markets for a gander.  After a walk around the markets, which were great, packed with delicious foods and popup stalls and of course eating a couple of their famous Dim Sims, we stumbled across…

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Mana Food Bar, Wicker Park


I spent this passed weekend gallivanting around Chicago with one of my best friends, Josh. Chicago is my family’s go-to weekend vacation spot, but we rarely stray from Michigan Avenue, so I had a great time exploring Wicker Park this time around! We had dinner on Friday night at Mana Food Bar, a popular vegetarian…

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Salt 88, Omaha


Last weekend a group of girlfriends and I went to Salt 88, a much-hyped and discussed new sister restaurant to Hiro 88, for a farewell brunch. We opted to sit on their lovely outdoor patio, studded with fans and hip blue plastic chairs and looking out onto the neighboring golf course. Salt 88 has all-day…

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Bäco Mercat, Downtown LA


eeeeek, over two weeks without a post! Apologies, apologies, apologies- our only excuse is that we are finally reunited and have been a bit too busy for blogging! But here is a post on a restaurant I’ve been waiting to eat at for ages- Bäco Mercat. Bäco’s reputation precedes it, as not many restaurants are…

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Pomona College 2013 Organic Dinner


Every year, the Associated Students of Pomona College (ASPC) hosts an organic dinner at one of the dining halls. The dinner features all local and organic foods, as well as performances from many school bands. The decorations are all recycled, with beautiful flowers everywhere plucked from campus. It is a lovely celebration of healthy, organic…

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Tavernita, River North, Chicago


Earlier this month I was in Chicago for a week, and I had the chance to check out Tavernita for NYE dinner. I went with my friend Josh, who often accompanies us on our culinary adventures, and one of his friends from the city- even though they had a prix fixe option, we chose to…

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