Monthly Archives: August 2013

Slammed or dunked?

  I like the matte finish to the donut, looks less likely to give me a headache from icing sugar. Alternatively, it looks like my last failed attempt at baking bread. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/30/dunkin-donuts-racist-thai-advert-blackface ‘The advert caused consternation on Friday morning, after … Continue reading

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Fire at St Katherine’s (Kew) – restuarant closed

Fire closes MasterChef host’s restaurant – Yahoo!7. Geez, George isn’t having a good week at all… some smokey hommus anyone?

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Miss Chu spats with king George Calombaris

Good Food – Miss Chu scorches souvlaki king George Calombaris @misschutuckshop wow. Sorry I haven’t thanked you for jimmy grants. I should also thank u for hellenic, press club, MamaBaba, st Kats — George Calombaris (@gcalombaris) August 29, 2013 The … Continue reading

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Bethany Old Vine Grenache 2009, Barossa Valley

AUD$17. Med+ intensity ruby colour. A disappointingly muddled nose, lacks the aromatic wafts, somewhat clunky aged squished berry fruit, tomato leaf, malt tea biscuit. Tastes like a generic wine, lacks any soul or personality. This type of wine is the … Continue reading

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Larry Cherubino Ad Hoc Mix Master Merlot Shiraz blend 2008, Western Australia

AUD$17. This is a Merlot Shiraz blend with fruit from Pemberton and Frankland river. The wine was matured for 11 months in new and used French oak. Intense ruby-crimson colour. A lifted, youthful nose of blackcurrant and raspberry coulis,  red … Continue reading

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