Saturday, June 30, 2012

Weekly Menu, 30 June - 6 July 2012

Saturday 30 June: Tang's Family Restaurant
Sunday 1 July: Burgers
Monday 2 July: Pork and mustard greens
Tuesday 3 July: Pasta
Wednesday 4 July: Dumplings
Thursday 5 July: Pho Tam
Friday 6 JulyDomenico's Pizza

Monday, June 25, 2012

Weekly Menu, 23 June - 29 June 2012

Saturday 23 June: Fish tacos
Sunday 24 June: Mushroom soup
Monday 25 June: Minestrone
Tuesday 26 June: Beef pie
Wednesday 27 June: Chapman Manor
Thursday 28 June: Chicken stir fry
Friday 29 June: Gyodon

Monday, June 18, 2012

Jade Kew - Kew, Victoria

10/4-14 Walpole Street, Kew, Victoria, Australia (03) 9853 3581
Open for lunch Monday to Friday and Saturday, 12pm - 3pm and for dinner Monday to Sunday, 5.30pm - 11pm

The standard order for my family's once-a-year reunion dinner at Jade Kew...

Crab Meat and 'Shark Fin' Soup.

Steamed oysters, 3 ways.

Whole Abalone with Oyster Sauce.

Peking Duck: Slices of crispy duck meat wrapped in pancake with spring onion, cucumber and plum sauce.

Snow Pea Sprouts.

Stir Fried Fillet Steak served with stir fried vegetables.

Meal style: Dinner of shared plates
Cost: $75.00 per person
Time and date of visit: 7:00pm Monday 11 June 2012

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After the Tears - Elsternwick, Victoria

9B Gordon Street, Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia (03) 9523 0969
Open Monday to Friday, 3pm-10pm and Saturday to Sunday, 11am-10pm

The drink with no name: chilli infused vodka, grapefruit juice, ginger ale & fresh lime.

Baltic sea zakąski: a true taste of the northern baltic states with traditional rollmops, sliced herrings smothered in sour cream & apple, salmon caviar, a house made bacalau fritter, smoked ocean trout terrine, white bait, dill pickles, horseradish marinated beetroot, russian vegetable salad & fresh rye.

Potato & cheese pierogi: panfried & served with sour cream & caramelised onions.

Crispy saffron rice balls: crumbed saffron rice balls of with peas, fetta, celery & carrot.

Potato blintzes: traditional panfried potato pancakes served with sour cream & dill.

Pissiladiere (provençale pizza): a crisp puff pastry base with caramelised onion, marinated artichoke, sun-dried tomatoes, anchovy, black olives & shaved parmiggiano reggiano.
Lazy dumplings (leniwe pierogi): homemade ricotta dumplings sautéed in honey, cinnamon & butter, flambéed with polish plum brandy.

Meal style: Dinner of 5 shared plates
Cost: $93.50 (between 4 people, not including drinks)
Time and date of visit: 6:30pm Saturday 9 June 2012

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Sunday, June 17, 2012

Whirrakee - Bendigo, Victoria

17 View Point, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia (03) 5441 5557
Open for lunch and dinner from Tuesday to Sunday

Amuse bouche: Celery and leek soup.

Beetroot and goats cheese bread.

Meredith goats cheese souffle.

Kitchen tasting plate featuring 'duck and friends' pate, terrine, smoked breast and rillets with condiments.

Belly of organic pork with golden peach, braised turnip, crackle and sage jus.

Erindale farm lamb loin served with stuffed eggplant, tomato puree, sweet basil and jus gras.

Roasted duck breast served with savoy cabbage and confit leg braise, roasted sausage and tarragon jus.

Palate cleanser: Strawberry sorbet with apples and vietnamese mint.

Rhubarb clafoutis and leatherwood honey renversee.

Mandarin pudding.

Petit four: featuring rhubarb, chocolate and wattleseed, raspberry.

The bottom line? Delicious food with wonderful service. Highlights? The cheese souffle and mandarin pudding.

Meal style: Dinner (3 shared entrees, 4 mains, 1 shared side dish, 4 desserts)
Cost: $242.00 (between 4 people, not including drinks)
Time and date of visit: 8:30pm Sunday 16 June 2012

Whirrakee on Urbanspoon

Weekly Menu, 16 June - 22 June 2012

Saturday 16 June: Whirrakee
Sunday 17 June: Ham hock and winter melon soup
Monday 18 June: Pasta bake
Tuesday 19 JuneFried rice Roast duck congee
Wednesday 20 June: Gami chicken and beer
Thursday 21 June: Noodle stir fry with tonkatsu
Friday 22 June: Salmon noodle soup

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Weekly Menu, 9 June - 15 June 2012

Saturday 9 JuneAfter the Tears
Sunday 10 June: Japanese style spaghetti with clams
Monday 11 June: Jade Kew
Tuesday 12 June: Attica
Wednesday 13 June: Mushroom soup Vietnamese rolls, turnip cake and egg tarts
Thursday 14 June: Chicken satay
Friday 15 June: Japanese burgers

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Weekly Menu, 2 June - 8 June 2012

Saturday 2 June: Tetsuya's
Sunday 3 June: Roasts with greens
Monday 4 June: Fish pie with kale and pine nut salad
Tuesday 5 June: Beef and daikon
Wednesday 6 June: Steamed egg and greens
Thursday 7 June: Wonton noodle soup
Friday 8 June: Vietnamese mixed ham rolls