Every March long weekend, J and I, along with Miss SoCal, head down to Launceston to spend the weekend with my parents. This year, so that my mum wasn’t cooking all weekend, we decided to go out on the second night we were there.

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My friend Teagan and I recently caught up for lunch at the Elephant Corridor in Glen Waverley.

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As part of the annual Melbourne Food and Wine Festival many restaurants offer an express lunch special. This consists of two course and a glass of wine for $35. And you need to be in and out in less than 1.5 hours, hence the express.

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*This post was written by J, but Em happily agrees with how awesome these pickles are*

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I like to be organised. If I am going to go out for dinner I like to know where I am going and have a reservation. You can imagine how much the many non-reservation restaurants that are popping up mess with my mind.

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How things change. I was rereading one of my very first posts last week and in it I stated that I didn’t really like dumplings. Almost a year later I have come 180 degrees and am obsessed with dumplings. Clearly the Gemini in me coming through. Read the rest of this entry »

J told me the other week that he wanted to try Sri Lankan food. OK, no worries I said, I will find out where to go.

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De Clieu in Gertrude Street is the latest offering from the same people who brought us Seven Seeds and Brother Baba Budan in the CBD. J and I tried it out one Saturday morning for breakfast.

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This post  covers two lunches J and I have had at Shira Nui in Glen Waverley. For a dinner review, see here.

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La Via is on Glenferrie road in Malvern, and has been around for as long as I can remember. I have been there numerous times for breakfast when I lived in the area but had never got there for dinner, until now.

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