Monthly Archives: August 2012

#CabernetDay Yup, it’s not even Friday and we’re hitting the heavy stuff!

Apparently it’s #CabernetDay today, which isn’t the best thing for my Thursday because there’s still one more day of work! But, doesn’t mean we can’t hold a tasting, hold our breaths tomorrow, then get back to the show over the … Continue reading

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Dinner before lunch, sir? Only in Heston’s world.

It is one thing to talk about brilliance, it is another to experience it. It is one thing to dream a dream, it is another to dine on it. For me, that is what Heston Blumenthal’s creative dishes are. From … Continue reading

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Curious Goose, curiosity?

Tried Curious Goose this weekend after a positive word from friends. To put it plainly, very disappointed with their Big Brekky. The place is nice, quiet and spacious. Coffee is good, and the muesli is good quality. However, for $19, … Continue reading

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Telmo Rodriguez Gazur Tempranillo 2010, Ribera Del Duero

$35 from Prince Wine Store. Made from 100% Tempranillo, this dark ruby coloured wine exhibits youthful aromas of blackberry, black cherry, finely ground coffee, flour and a pinch of Indian spice. A full-bodied wine, with med+ acidity but is fresh … Continue reading

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Svago Ristorante – Uncut gem in the Lygon St rough

I am happy to declare the discovery of an unpolished gem on the popular stretch of Lygon St which I actively avoid and don’t hide my distaste for. I don’t know when Svago Ristorante came into existence but I must … Continue reading

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