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Vanilla Slice Quest – West Heidelberg

Well it’s been a while… I’ve been really busy and had taken my eye off the ball here.  While I was away I got hacked and have just spent a heap of time cleaning things up and getting ready to start creating content again.  The reason I mention this is that the clean up is what has led me to today’s post. Continue reading

The Courthouse

It was an opportune moment that led Mrs Dave and I to find ourselves standing a the bar in The Courthouse Hotel checking out the menu.  Mrs Dave is getting on in the ol’ pregnancy and the midwife had just said “eat red meat, everyday!”.  Who are we to argue?  So I said “Get thee to a steak!”. So we did.  The Courthouse was the closest menu with a hat, and a steak, so we were off. Continue reading

The French Lettuce

Oh My God! That’s right. Its so good I spelt it out…

While I was having my head shorn this arvo, Mrs Dave took a spin up to The French Lettuce[TFL] in the disco to get us some francofilian goodness for lunch. Now, I’ve always been a fan of TFL but todays effort reminded me to share the love. Continue reading

The Golden Terrace

No this is not a review of some straight-to-video Baldwin family ripoff of the Fonda classic.  It’s a review of one of my favourite restaurants – The Golden Terrace.  Possibly, one of the best turkish restaurants in Melbourne.  My family have been going there for years for significant family events, mainly birthdays. Continue reading

Vanilla Slice Quest – Birchip

So, Mrs Dave and I decided to get serious about this vanilla slice thing.  I did some research and found out that Sharps Bakery in Birchip won the Great Australian Vanilla Slice Triumph in 2009. Given that it was only 350kms from Melbourne we decided we should head up there and see what all of the vanilla slice fuss was about.  Mrs Dave was also keen to check out Stefano’s in Mildura, so we thought we could make an adventure of it.  We both booked a Monday off from work and I got on the web to organise accommodations. Continue reading