August 2010

Chris' Beacon Point Restaurant

Chris’ Beacon Point Restaurant, Great Ocean Road

August 30, 2010

Chris’ Beacon Point Restaurant & Villas are perched high in the Otways in Beacon Point just off the Great Ocean Road. The restaurant has floor-to-ceiling windows offering diners a stunning view of the Bass Strait and at nightfall, with trees surrounding the premises, you might just spot some wildlife flying about. And then there is […]

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maze, Melbourne

maze, Melbourne (Closed)

August 29, 2010

I’ve always been impressed by Gordon Ramsay from those early years when you could flick to SBS and catch a glimpse of him doing what he does best. Having become more of a fan over the years I’d been waiting with anticipation to see when he would bring his brand to Australia. As much as […]

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sourcedining Albury

Sourcedining, Albury (Closed)

August 28, 2010

Driving to Melbourne for a two week holiday we wanted to ensure the journey was an enjoyable part of the holiday and not a chore. We had made our way down Grand Pacific Drive, through the picturesque Royal National Park, over to Berry, back up to Bowral and then down to Canberra, sampling some of the […]

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Ottoman Cuisine Canberra

Ottoman Cuisine, Barton, ACT

August 27, 2010

Like most people, Lex & I had not strayed far from the most well known of Turkish Cuisine the kebap, gozleme and pide before, and as such we were quite excited to delve into the world of restaurant style Turkish food. We arrived and I was surprised to see that the dining room was much […]

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Journeyman Restaurant and Bar

Journeyman Restaurant, Bowral (closed)

August 27, 2010

Our host for lunch was Deb Pearce, co-owner, sommelier and wife of Chef Tim Pratt. Deb was one of the friendliest, warm and welcoming maître d’s we have come across, more than happy to have a chat about the restaurant and their produce and evidently passionate about food and the ethical treatment of animals. Scallop […]

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Berry Sourdough Bakery & Cafe

Berry Sourdough Bakery & Cafe, Berry

August 27, 2010

Prosciutto and Goat’s cheese omelette (.00). Housed in a fluffy egg blanket were dollops of goat’s cheese and slithers of prosciutto. The omelette itself was cooked to perfection and when all elements were smooshed on my fork with some rocket garnish the flavours were gorgeous. I was a little disappointed that the goat’s cheese and […]

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