Category Archives: Dining Out

Reuben at Katz’s

You may remember me arguing that the BLT is the best sandwich ever, with the one caveat that the hot Reuben sandwich sounded pretty good. So of course, the Reuben made it to my list of must do food experiences … Continue reading

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Must do food experiences in America

I was blessed to be told, with only a week to go before my departure date, that I would be given funding to visit the United States. The trip was not food related. I would be attending a large conference … Continue reading

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Moyston Community Dinner

In a picturesque location at the base of the Grampians, Moyston is a lovely town whose claim to fame is the birth place of Australian Rules football. I’ve only just discovered that back in the days of the Gold Rush, … Continue reading

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Turners Beach Berry Patch

Nan’s been dying to take me to the Turners Beach Berry Patch ever since she saw punnets of their exquisite looking strawberries for sale at the Burnie Farmers Market. It wasn’t a sudden onset thing, she’d been talking about it … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Berrima

I first visited Berrima a month or so ago when we went foraging for mushrooms in the pine forest. We stopped for breakfast at the Berrima General Store and I knew I had to go back. The General Store was … Continue reading

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These are a few of my favourite things

I think I have a new favourite place in Canberra. We had a lovely Saturday afternoon. We went for a lovely drive out to Hall, watched some of the National Sheepdog Trial Championships and had a bit of a wander … Continue reading

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Valentines on Lonsdale

My partner took me for a lovely Valentine’s Day dinner tonight to a great little restaurant I’ve been wanting to try for a couple of weeks. The Elk & Pea is a funky little place on the increasingly fabulous Lonsdale … Continue reading

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Nuts about the Grampians

The Grampians, in western Victoria, is a beautiful part of the world. I spent many of my younger years in the area. Moyston is a little town at the base of the Grampians whose claim to fame is being the … Continue reading

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Christmas celebrations at Benedict House

There is a lovely little place in Queanbeyan called Benedict House. According to Mike Kelly, the Federal Member of Parliament for the area, it’s his favourite hang-out in town. I can see why. Once upon a time it was nunnery. … Continue reading

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Lunch at Dream Cuisine

Dream Cuisine is my favourite patisserie at the Capital Region Farmers Market. They have the most delightful sweets. You have heard me talk about their mind blowing macarons (I wrote about the citrus collection in Transition to Springtime,  and their seasonal … Continue reading

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