Lady Lunchalot hits the Med

If you’re into Italian food and plenty of it, you’re stepping through the gates of paradise the moment you enter Brunswick’s Mediterranean Wholesaler. This place is a catalogue for the confirmed Italophile, and is a nostalgic step back into the smells of nonna’s kitchen. Any place that has an entire aisle dedicated to pasta is […] Read more…

Cassoulet at Chez Lunchalot

Last weekend I finally made a dish that I have cooked and eaten in my mind a thousand times. Cassoulet is a traditional French dish made with pork, sausages, chicken (or probably, traditionally speaking, any scraps of meat you can lay your hands on) and beans. I’ve only eaten cassoulet once before about five years […] Read more…

Tony Starr’s Kitten Club

Little Collins St, Melbourne I’ve heard about it for ages, but last Friday night was my first visit to Tony Starr’s Kitten Club. O and I met Kathryn and Tim for a few drinks before moving on to dinner at Grossi Florentino and then on to see Arj Barker’s Comedy Festival show. Sounds civilised, doesn’t […] Read more…

Young and Jackson Hotel

They claim that Young and Jackson is Australia’s most famous pub, but other than being home to a famous nudey painting, occupying one of Melbourne’s busiest street corners and having an excellent refurbishment, I’m not sure what it is so famous for. It certainly shouldn’t be famous for its parma. I went there today to […] Read more…

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