Monday, 31 March 2014

Cecconi's Flinders Lane Restaurant & Cellar Bar re-launch

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Cecconi's.
Location: 61 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
Phone: 03 8663 0500
Cuisine: European, Italian, International
Overall Impression: 8.5/10
Cecconi's Flinders Lane Restaurant & Cellar Bar re-launched on 26 March 2014, with its own personality and ambience to match. 

Friday, 28 March 2014

Banh Mi Masterclass @ Ba'get | Recipe: Vietnamese Pickles

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Ba'get.
Location: 132 Russell Street, Melbourne
Phone: 03 9988 4130
Cuisine: Sandwiches/Subs, Vietnamese
Overall Impression: 8/10
Melbourne's love affair with Asian street food continues to grow with the opening of a new traditional Vietnamese Banh Mi establishment, Ba'get in the heart of the CBD.

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Event: Wyncity Launch @ Point Cook

Gastrology attended the event as guests of WYNCITY.

Gastrology attended the media launch of WYNCITY over the weekend. WYNCITY is a brand-new world-class bowling and family entertainment centre which has just opened in Point Cook.

Friday, 21 March 2014

Hop Harvest 2014 - Hop-inspired degustation dinner @ Circa The Prince

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Hop Harvest 2014 and Circa The Prince.
Gastrology attended an exclusive hop inspired degustation dinner at Circa recently where we enjoyed a bespoke menu designed by leading chef Ashly Hicks. The menu showcased natural flavours and complemented a range of beers selected by Lion master brewer, Peter David.

Thursday, 20 March 2014

Month of The Prince @ Acland St Cantina - Taco Tuesdays | Cantina Crab Shack Thursdays and MORE... [April 2014]

Location: 2 Acland Street, St Kilda
Phone: (03) 9536 1175
Cuisine: Mexican
Overall Impression: 9/10 

Clear your schedule, prepare the palate, polish your crown and get set for a festival of the senses as the Prince of Wales celebrates Month of The Prince in April 2014. Not only does April see the arrival of Prince William and Kate Middleton to Australia, but it also sees a hive of activity invade the iconic Prince of Wales complex in St Kilda, with a spate of feature events, exclusive guest-chef dinners, street festivals, live performances, lunch specials and accommodation packages available throughout the month.
Our all-time favourite Mexican haunt, Acland St Cantina celebrates "Month of The Prince" this April with lots of exciting foodie specials.

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Tunes & Tapas @ Sooki Lounge

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Sooki Lounge.

Sooki Lounge opened its doors late last year. The venue is baroque-themed and has a relaxed vibe, setting itself apart by offering a unique hangout spot for locals in the area.

Monday, 17 March 2014

Smith & Daughters - First taste feast

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Smith & Daughters.
Location: 175 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy
Phone: 03 9939 3293
Cuisine: Latin American, Southern/Soul, Vegetarian, Vegan
Overall Impression: 8/10
Smith & Daughters is a commitment to expanding and perfecting the dynamic food culture of plant-based cuisine. Owned by chef, Shannon Martinez and business gal, Mo Wyse, Smith & Daughters' offering is entirely vegan.

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Restaurant Review: Pure South

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Pure South during our Good Food Month visit.
Location: Shop 2/3 Southgate Avenue, Southbank
Phone: 03 9699 4600
Cuisine: Modern Australian, Steakhouse, Seafood
Overall Impression: 9/10
Pure South is a restaurant that offers exceptional modern Australian cuisine to the Melbourne dining scene. The restaurant serves superbly fresh produce, all sourced directly from Tasmania, King Island and Flinders Island.

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Restaurant Review: Meatmother

Location: 167 Swan Street, Richmond
Phone: 03 9041 5393
Cuisine: American, Barbecue
Overall Impression: 7.5/10
Meatmother offers some of the best American BBQ that Melbourne has to offer.

Event Review: Meatopia 2014 @ Middle Park Hotel

Meatopia is a farmer's market-come-street festival, celebrating rare breed and artisan meats, local gourmet produce, Victorian fine wine, boutique beer, cider and classic Aussie rock.

Monday, 10 March 2014

Review: Top Paddock | Centonove | Yu-U | Mr Hobson | Locanda

Top Paddock

Located on Church Street in Richmond, Top Paddock is one of Melbourne’s hottest Sunday brunch spots.

Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Tasting plates at Southgate: Tutto Bene | Waterfront

As part of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, we were invited to discover a couple of delicious tasting dishes at Southgate’s participating restaurants, inspired by the festival theme of water.

Monday, 3 March 2014

Adriano Zumbo Patisserie Review | Zumbo's Tim Tam creations | Autumn Scarf Dinners | Love from Oriental Venice @ David’s | Bindi rare collection wine event

Location: 12 -14 Claremont St South Yarra
Phone: 1800 858 611
Cuisine: Bakery, Desserts
Overall Impression: 7.5/10
Australian and French-trained patissier, Adriano Zumbo is best known for his elaborate, delicious desserts and has developed a cult following thanks to a debut on MasterChef in 2010.