Saturday, October 30, 2010

Lunch at Papaya Pog Pog.

12b Balmoral Ave, Springvale
(03) 9540 8281

Spring Rolls (pork). 8.5/10. Very crunchy and tasty!
Thai Salad (with crab). Not as nice as the first time I ate it but still very good. Ying Thai's still better though. 8/10.
Kway Teow (chicken). The 'wok-burnt' smell was what made it so fragrant. 8/10.

This pic was actually taken the first time we were there. It's my fav Pad Karapow Gai. 9/10. :)

Brunch at Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm.

Corner Mornington-Flinders and Shands Road
Main Ridge, Victoria
Australia 3928
Phone: +613 5989 4500

Humongous strawberries! $45 for the whole tray. 10/10!
Fondue au Chocolat. $15. 10/10. Simply delicious!

Friday, October 29, 2010

Dinner at Western Port Marina Bistro & Bar.

Western Port Marina, 21 Skinner St, HASTINGS, VIC, 3915
(03) 5979 3699

Porterhouse Steak. 8.5/10. $22.
Taste of the Sea? It's just a bit of everything. 9/10. $27.

Carrot Cake (or Chai Tow Kueh) by Joe.

9 smiles. My fav!

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Dominos Hawaiian Pizza (with salami topping).

I don't know why I bother putting up takeaway. I guess Dominos ranked
as my number one fab among all takeaway pizzas. :)
9/10! And only for $6 on Tuesdays!

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Teriyaki Chicken with Asparagus & Mushrooms by Joe.

8 smiles.

Lunch @ Chef Lagenda.

16 Pin Oak Cres.
Flemington, 3031
(03) 9376 2668

Pan Mee. Don't order that. Extremely salty! 4/10.
Assam Laksa. Comparable to Laksa King. The soup is thicker but sweeter. Still prefer Laksa King. Overall, still 8/10. About $18 for both dishes.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Dinner @ Nandos.

Shop 8, Essendon Fields Village S/C, English Street
(For more locations, go to -
Phone: 03 9379 6403

Portuguese flame-grilled, butterfly-cut chicken with coleslaw. 8/10! Love their peri-peri sauce!

Dinner @ Kimurakan

238 Little Bourke Street
Melbourne, 3000
(03) 9650 2038
Open Mon-Sat 11am-11pm; Sun 12pm-10pm

Gyu Terriyaki Bento (sliced beef with onions with terriyaki sauce, salad, fried tofu, gyoza, pickled bean shoots and Japanese rice). 8/10.
Tempura Bento. The oil is "bad" (used many times) but taste is great. 7.5/10.
Ebi Fried Curry Bento. One of Joe's fav. 8/10.
Salmon Bento (salmon with salad, fried tofu, gyoza, pickled bean shoots and Japanese rice). 7/10.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Lunch at Misuzu's.

7 Victoria Av
Albert Park 3206 VIC
Phone: (03) 9699 9022
Daily noon-3pm, 5.30pm-10pm Bar: Daily 5.30pm-10.30pm 

Chili Barramundi. Really fresh! $30. 8.5/10

Tempura on Rice. $19. Joe thinks it's overpriced. :p

Green Tea Ice Cream. $7.5. 8/10. Joe thinks it's not as good as Shima's!

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Misty's 1950s Diner

High St
(Across from Swinburne College)

Tel: 03 9510 1959
Tempura battered fish on a roll with lettuce, tomato, tartar sauce and a side salad. $13.90. 8/10.
American dog topped with mustard, onions, sauerkraut and chili sauce. $8.90. 8/10.
Curly fries. $6.90. 8.5/10!
Dr. Pepper. I hate it. 1/10.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Satay Dinner by Joe.

Satay with baby spinach, potato cubes and diced cucumber (satay sauce from Yeo's!). 9 smiles! :)
Yummy chicken satays!

Yum Cha @ Gold Leaf Restaurant.

Address: 1st Floor, Shop 7, 417 High St, Preston 
Tel: 03 9470 2882

Open: Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-3pm Sat&Sun 11am-3:30pm, Dinner Daily 5:30pm-late

Various types of dumplings. 8/10.
Har Cheong. Skin too thick. 7/10.
Fried beancurd with prawn meat and black bean paste. 7.5/10.

Mango pudding. Delicious! 8.5/10.
$38 for the whole meal.


Visit number 2.

Har Cheong. We never learn! Skin too thick, and prawns too tough. 6/10.
Scallop, prawns and beancurd. Not bad. 7/10.
Char Siew Bao. Didn't like the char siew but the bao was okay. 6.5/10.
Oyster with cheese. Taipan's still better. 7/10.
Prawn dumplings. 7.5/10.
Prawn Dumplings. 7.5/10.
Egg custards. Surprisingly good. 8/10. :)
Total cost: $48.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Roti Chanai by Joe.

7.5 smiles. It's actually quite good for a first time effort!