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Bécasse

Bécasse, Sydney (Closed)

February 14, 2011

Valentine’s Day for Dylan and I is really just an excuse to go out for a nice meal – and what could be better than splurging on a French degustation menu. I’d dined at Bécasse previously courtesy of the advertising industry’s love affair with fancy corporate lunches. Dylan on the other hand had never experienced […]

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Rockpool

Rockpool, The Rocks (Relocated)

December 4, 2010

It was around ten years ago I first had the urge to go to Rockpool, back when I was still at Uni and this vision was only a pipe dream. My admiration for Neil Perry only grew over the years and when I finally realised I was a foodie it dawned on me that I […]

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Loam

Loam, Drysdale (Closed)

September 9, 2010

While dining at maze and chatting with our waiter about what we had planned for our little adventure in Victoria, he immediately suggested Loam as a ‘must’ on our itinerary. We knew only a little about Loam but had vague recollections of the ‘no menu’ philosophy. Sadly we really didn’t know if and when we […]

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Attica

Attica, Ripponlea

September 8, 2010

8 course tasting menu – 0.00 per person / with matched wine 5.00 per person Snow crab (Gosset Brut Excellence NV, Champagne, France) Marron tail, cured beef, wild sea flora (Larry Cherubino Riesling 2010, Porongurup, WA) A simple dish of potato cooked in the earth it was grown (Domaine Pichot ‘Coteau de la Biche’ Vouvray […]

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Merrijig Inn

Merrijig Inn, Great Ocean Road (Closed)

September 1, 2010

Historic Merrijig Inn is nestled in Port Fairy, 27km west of Warrnambool and the end of the Great Ocean Road. Home of Ryan Sessions and his wife Kirstyn since 2006, the self taught chef has never worked further afield than Warrnambool yet brings with him an enormous amount of talent. Awarded The Age Good Food […]

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