A Wobbly Walk Down Memory Lane – Movida


Movida Restaurant Dark cobblestone lane. Checked. 2 months waiting list. Checked. Featured on The Age Guide Food Guide. Checked. Welcome to Melbourne’s epitome dining scene. With all the ticked boxes, Movida Restaurant befits this accolade more than any other restaurant. For those who hasn’t quite ‘made it’  (more impatient to wait I take), there’s always … Continue reading

Melbourne Food Itinerary


Don’t be fooled that my absence from the blog for the past few weeks was an absence from the food scene. As a matter of fact, I had been on the eating frenzy with my family in town visiting from Malaysia.So,where do you bring your visitors for food in Melbourne?With some of my regular hangouts … Continue reading

City View At La Camera


  ” La Camera ” translated to “The Room” is indeed a room with a view. Located along Southgate overlooking the city skyline, dine and watch the view changes as the sunset glimmer reflected on the river (Cue: romantic dinner!). As a cardholder of Connoisseur Club member, I’ve been a loyal patron over the years. … Continue reading

French Charm at Roule Galette


“J’aime la galette, savez-vous comment ? Quand elle est bien faite, avec du beurre dedans.” (“I like galette, do you know how? When it is made well, with butter inside.”) Half the pleasure of dining in Melbourne is to discover hidden treasures tucked away in little laneways. And, Roule Gallette fits the description perfectly. Located … Continue reading

Not so shady deals at Auction Rooms


Have I mentioned I LOVE brunch? (perhaps the 100th times!) . There’s nothing better to spend a lazy Sunday than a brunch to start the day.That’s why I’m so excited to share with you one of the best places for brunch in Melbourne. I’m so glad I was brought to this place. As the name … Continue reading

The Retro ‘IT’ Chin Chin


It is a new movement in Melbourne. Asian inspired tapas style dining experience. And, Melbournian just couldn’t get enough of it. This could partly explain the draw of the latest IT restaurant in Melbourne – Chin Chin. Even the name is catchy! Just like Mamasita (which is still ‘hot’ from the looks of it), I’ve … Continue reading

Part 2: Where to get Malaysian Dishes in Melbourne


Now that you are acquainted with some Malaysian hawker dishes, wouldn’t it be nice to know where are the best places to try those dishes? And, there’s nothing better than a fellow Malaysian recommendation! I must admit, my knowledge may be limited within 5km parameter of Melbourne CBD, but it’s expanding for sure. I’ll review … Continue reading

Old European Charm at Mamor Chocolate Salonz


” I almost didn’t want to leave..” Food Social, which is founded by me and my sis, partnered up with Hanna from Mamor Salonz to bring a memorable -Have A Date With Chocolate event. Join us at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Food-Social/247511721948002 Who would have thought by stepping into a shop (especially tucked away in Collingwood), one can immediately … Continue reading

A gem at Golden Fields


A gem at Golden Fields ‘ Would you like to write a ‘love letter’ back to Andrew? Of course! Give me a pen!” This is not a regular food review. Instead, it will be my ‘love letter’ to the creator of Golden Fields, Andrew McConnell, as a token of my appreciation ( I DID write … Continue reading

So chic at Cumulus Inc.


So chic at Cumulus Inc. It wasn’t the simplistic architecture of this loft-like space restaurant that caught my attention at first. What then could it be? You’ll laugh. It’s none other than the little Moreki Neko ( Lucky Cat) sitting awkwardly alongside more ‘comme il faut’ decorations that fit into the surrounding. Then I start … Continue reading