Sunday, December 19, 2010

Lunch at Hunky Dory (South Melbourne branch).

Probably one of the best fish and chips in town! 9/10! Love the grilled fish.

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Dinner at Samanee.

557 Mt Alexander Rd
Moonee Ponds VIC 3039
(03) 9372 7761

Chicken Satay - nice but a tad salty. 7.5/10 $8

Keow Waan Talay $25
Delicate Thai green curry with prawns, Rockling, mussels, scallops, coconut meat and Thai basil
Love it! 8.5/10
Larb Gai $18
Prime chicken mince tossed in fresh herbs, lime juice, fish sauce, chilli and toasted rice powder

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Cakes from Le Petit Gateau.

Coffee cream tart and blackforest cake. 9.5/10!
458 Little Collins St
Tel: 03 9944 8893
Opening Hours
Monday to Friday, 7am-5pm

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Joe's Birthday Dinner at Fifteen (Jamie Oliver's Restaurant in Melbourne).

115 - 117 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3500
1300 799 415

6-course degustation menu at $95pp.

Arancini balls with sour cream. 8/10.

 Giorgio’s burrata with zucchini flower fritti and olive oil poached vine tomatoes. 8/10.

Crumbled sardines with pine nuts, currants and sherry vinegar dressed baby leaves. 7.5/10.

Vialone Nano risotto with steamed Spring Bay mussels, chilli, garlic, cherry tomatoes and parsley. 8/10.

 Rotolo of baked ricotta, button mushrooms, baby spinach and marjoram with crispy sage, brown butter and parmesan. A little too salty. Still very good. 8/10.

Pan-seared yellow fin tuna with green beans, baby vine tomatoes, rosemary, sardines and crispy battered zucchini flowers. 7.5/10. Didn't like the long beans.

 Black Angus beef tender loin with a tasting plate of mustards and condiments. 9/10. I think this is the best dish for me.

 Palate cleanser.

 Chocolate ice-cream and grappa cherries in a cone. Nice but felt like they came from one of those supermarket ice cream tubs. 7/10.

 Mixed berry crostata with clotted cream. 7.5/10.

Goats' cheese with grissini, Carta di Musica and Fifteen’s fig salami. This was probably my least favourite. Not a fan of goats' cheese and the fig salami was too strong tasting. 6/10.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Lunch at Dessert House

Deep Fried Spicy Chicken on Rice 8/10

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Lunch at Samurai.

804 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn - (03) 9819 4858

Miso soup. 6/10.

Agadeshi Tofu. Bad. 4/10.

Omurice. Not spectacular. 5/10.

Chicken Katsu Curry with Rice (aka their "lunch box of the day"). 6/10.

Lunch at Bundo Raya.

9/176 Commercial Road Prahran (03) 9078 8972

Fish, Chicken and Veg on Rice.
Word of caution - the lady behind the counter used the same hand to handle money and touch the food!
Sate Padang. Didn't like it at all. Lamb smelled suspect.
Nasi Goreng was pretty ok although the chicken looked suspect. Again, didn't dare to touch the meat.

$30 for the whole meal. Will not revisit due to lack of hygiene.
Also, waited like 45 mins for the nasi goreng!

Friday, December 3, 2010

Dinner at Khao San Rd.

696 Mt Alexander Rd Moonee Ponds VIC 3039 - (03) 9372 9113

Keropok as appetizer.

Prawn Pad Thai - 8.5/10.

Basil Chicken - pretty average. 7/10.

Papaya Salad. Very fresh. 8/10. 

$43 for everything. Super noisy place!!

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Lunch at Aerolink Cafe.

Lot 29, 85-91 Keilor Park Drv TullamarineVIC3043

Satay Chicken on Fried Rice - gave DH severe diarrhea immediately after. 6/10.

Hokkien Noodles with Salt and Pepper Calamari. Calamari was ultra blend and too oily. 5/10.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Lunch at Es Telar!

164 Cardigan Street Carlton VIC 3053
(03) 9347 7483

Vegetarian Mee Goreng (+egg). 8.5/10.

Pece Lele - Deep fried catfish with rice. Chili is fantastic! 9/10

Friday, November 26, 2010

Dinner at Sambal Malaysia.

74 Victoria st. Carlton, 3000
Closed on Sundays.

KL Twin Noodles. Fantastic! 9/10!

Char Kway Teow. 9/10!

Nyonya Laksa (or curry laksa). 8.5/10.

Penang Lor Mee. Not worth ordering. 6/10.
Nasi Lemak (in packet). $4.50. 9/10. Love it!

Rojak! Not bad. 7/10.

Chicken Nasi Lemak. 8.5/10.

Prawn Mee by Joe.


Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Lunch at Mamasita

1/11 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
(03) 9650 3821
Closed on Sundays.

I love Mamasita! 9/10! :)

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Dinner at Menya Japanese Noodle Cafe aka Menya Ramen.

437 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
(03) 9328 8928

Menya Ramen - very mediocre according to Joe. 6/10.

Ebi Don. Didn't like it. The prawns were too salty! 5/10.

Chawanmushi. Mediocre again. 5/10.