Saturday, December 28, 2013

Weekly Menu, 28 December 2013 - 3 January 2014

Saturday 28 December: Mexican pasta salad
Sunday 29 DecemberLeftovers
Monday 30 December: Fish and noodle stir fry
Tuesday 31 December: The Long Table
Wednesday 1 January: Beach Box Fish & Chips
Thursday 2 January: Wonton noodle soup
Friday 3 January: Tasty cold noodle

Monday, December 23, 2013

Bomba - Melbourne, Victoria

103 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (03) 9077 0451
Restaurant open for lunch Mon - Fri 12pm - 3pm, for dinner Mon - Sat 5pm - 11pm and rooftop open Sat - Thu 3pm - late, Fri midday - late.

Gin & Tonic

Fisk's wessex saddleback pickled pork belly 30gm 8

Fried peppers 6.5

Quail with pistachio & buckwheat 6.5

Broad bean & goat's curd toast 4 with house made morcilla +2

Tomato, burrata & aged sherry vinegar toast 4.5 with hand filletted Nassari anchovy +2.5

Pink grapefruit gimblet - Gin, lemon, pink grapefruit juice, grapefruit bitters 15

Lamb ribs, mojo picon 15

Pedro Ximenez braised pork jowl with celeriac 16.5

Patatas bravas 7

Freekah & cauliflower salad with pine nuts, sumac, pomegranate & mint 7

Time and date of visit: 5.30pm Thursday 28 November 2013

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Fancy Hank's BBQ - Melbourne, Victoria

The Mercat - 456 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (03) 9348 9998
Serving Wednesday 6-9pm, Thursday-Saturday 12-3pm and 6-9pm, Sunday 12-3pm.

16hr Pulled Pork Shoulder $6 per 100g

Angus Beef Brisket $6 per 100g

Beef Ribs $8 per 100g

Small Salads $5 each with Dill Pickles $2

Coleslaw Pomegranate, Apple (small) $5

Roseanne Cash's Potato Salad (small) $5

Farro, Zucchini, Goats Cheese & Almond (small) $5

Verdict? It was a relaxed environment, perfect for catching up with friends over some casual food and drinks.
Would we go back? Probably - especially if there are any dessert options nearby (like Doughboys Doughnuts)!
Time and date of visit: 6pm Friday 29 November 2013

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Weekly Menu, 21 December - 27 December 2013

Saturday 21 December: Sichuan House
Sunday 22 DecemberPasta puttanesca
Monday 23 December: Malaysian chicken curry
Tuesday 24 December: Burgers
Wednesday 25 December: Merry Christmas!
Thursday 26 December: Sichuan tasty cold noodle Roast chicken
Friday 27 December: Fish and salad Chicken and dumpling soup

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Friends of Mine - Richmond, Victoria

506 Swan Street, Richmond, Victoria, Australia (03) 9428 7516
Open Monday-Friday 8am-4pm, Saturday-Sunday 8:30am-4pm

'Pretty in pink' - watermelon, apple + mint 'squeezed to order' juice $8.5

Soy chai latte

Soy chai latte

House Smoked salmon, corn pancake, avocado, tomato salsa + a poached egg $19.9

The best? The refreshing squeezed to order juice. The pastries are pretty delicious too!
Service? Friendly and efficient once you manage to get their attention.
Decor? Industrial.
Noise? Low-range.
Value? Fairly standard cafe prices.
Would we go back? If I was in the neighbourhood and looking for some refreshment before or after my Ikea splurge, sure!
Time and date of visit: 1pm Wednesday 20 November 2013

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