Walking and Eating Through Melbourne (but don’t line up for XLB)

Melbourne is a great walking city.  I love walking cities.  For me, a walking city is one where you can just wander without an itinerary, and discover something at every turn.  Whether its somewhere interesting to eat, interesting architecture, or a new neighborhood, these are some of the joys of discovery in a new city.  […]

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Shobosho – What a Surprise

While dining at Kazuki’s in Melbourne, we mentioned to our server that we would be heading to Adelaide and she told us to check out Shobosho. I was skeptical for two reasons: 1.  “fancy” Asian food is always hard to do well (think of a good bowl of Pho – cheap and perfect already that […]

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Orana – First Time Trying Kangaroo

Orana is located in Adelaide, South Australia.  Adelaide is the capital of South Australia, and the country’s fifth largest city with about 1.3 million residents.  It is located close to various wine regions, and in fact, Penfolds has a winery very close to the Central Business District.  I will post about that visit later. Adelaide […]

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Tipo 00 – Melbourne IS Foodie

Before arriving in Melbourne, I had asked people in Sydney what they thought about Melbourne.  Here are some of the responses: its more European its food obsessed fashion capital they take time to enjoy the finer things in life its foodie heaven great food The food kept coming up.  Because I was already impressed by […]

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Quay – Must Go

My first dinner in Sydney, and Australia for that matter, was at Quay.  While doing research, I was coming across a lot of mixed info.  Many said Quay was losing its touch.  A group of ladies I met while dining at Jewel Bako in New York suggest I skip it.  I’m glad I went.  I […]

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