Monday, 29 September 2014

New spring express lunch menu @ Kobe Jones WTC Wharf

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Kobe Jones.
Spring has well and truly sprung at Melbourne’s World Trade Centre (WTC) Wharf and the precinct’s premier waterside restaurants are celebrating with the launch of their new spring express lunch menus.

Sunday, 28 September 2014

New Spring Cocktail menu @ Brooks Restaurant & Bar | Recipe: "Sloe Coach" cocktail by Shae Silvestro

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Brooks.
Gastrology bloggers recently celebrated the blossoming weather by exploring the new spring cocktail menu with Brooks bar master, Shae Silvestro.

Tazio Birraria Pizzeria Cucina | Barney Allens | Society | SHU | Pok Pok Junior | Rex tremendae | Mr Tulk

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Tazio, Barney Allens and SHU.

Tazio Birraria Pizzeria Cucina
Tazio is a lovely eatery located on bustling Flinders Lane. Offering traditional Italian pizzas in a warm and inviting environment, Tazio is ideal for groups or intimate dining experiences.

Saturday, 27 September 2014

Scarvelli Café - Balwyn's best kept secret

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Scarvelli Cafe.
A new café based in the heart of Balwyn, Scarvelli Café prides itself on providing legendary coffee and quality food that excite the senses.

Friday, 26 September 2014

Malaysian banquet @ Ayam Chef

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of MATRADE's Malaysian Kitchen Program.
Ayam Chef aims to satisfy Melbourne’s unquenchable thirst for South East Asian cuisine by offering authentic Malaysian food in bustling South Melbourne.

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Lumber Yard @ The Workers Club

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Lumber Yard.
Located within the confines of The Workers Club, The Lumber Yard is a stand-alone dining room and restaurant which celebrates old British cuisine with an emphasis on smoking techniques and nostalgic, hearty English fare with a twist.

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Grey Goose - Taste By Appointment @ Saint Crispin

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Grey Goose.
Gastrology recently attended Taste By Appointment - an exclusive dining experience hosted by Grey Goose.

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Frochella @ Ilya Frozen Yogurt

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Ilya.
Ilya Frozen Yohurt features an array of exciting self-serve frozen yogurt flavours at a weigh-and-pay price.

Monday, 22 September 2014


Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of HOPHAUS.
This year, HOPHAUS celebrates the world’s largest funfair, Oktoberfest, with the inaugural HOPTOBERFEST which will run from 20 September to 5 October. 

Friday, 19 September 2014

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Malaysia Pavilion @ Fine Foods 2014 [15 September - 18 September 2014]

Gastrology bloggers attended Fine Foods 2014 courtesy of MATRADE.
Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) is spearheading the participation of 20 Malaysian exhibitors in Fine Food Australia, which is being held from yesterday to 18 September 2014 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Monday, 15 September 2014

A La Folie Patisserie

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of A La Folie Patisserie.
A French expression used when one is madly in love, “A la folie” perfectly describes the passion that owner Mercédé Coubard has for her patisserie, and the desserts she creates.

Sunday, 14 September 2014

The Voodoo Jerk Truck - You aren’t what you eat!

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of The Voodoo Jerk Truck.
Jabili Mchawala of Jabili’s Kitchen is turning up the heat with some mind-blowingly good Jamaican fare which features Jamaican jerk spice which is hot, packs a flavourful punch and can be rubbed on pretty much anything.

Saturday, 13 September 2014

Saturday nights @ Woolshed Pub

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Woolshed Pub.
Overlooking the picturesque water and city lights, Woolshed is the quintessential waterfront venue offering innovative cuisine in a relaxed environment.

Friday, 12 September 2014

Los Barbudos & The Voodoo Jerk Truck team up with Scarf to Eat, Drink & Give Back

As Melbournites, we’re lucky to live in a city teeming with incredibly eclectic places to eat and drink. Now, The Voodoo Jerk Truck and Los Barbudos in Fitzroy are providing you the chance to give back - and the more food you eat and the more booze you drink, the more you’ll be helping someone in need.

Thursday, 11 September 2014 plates up for the first time: serving up a wide range of great restaurants with exciting deals on the side

YumTable launched in early September.  A booking site with a difference YumTable seeks to revolutionize the experience of dining out by allowing people to search for restaurants, claim hassle free discounts and reserve tables - all on the same site.

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Regional Italian dinner @ Gelobar

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Gelobar.
One of Melbourne’s favourite gelataria, Gelobar proudly serves authentic Italian dishes at an affordable price.

Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Review: Quiet Deeds Kölsch, Pale Ale, IPA + Frst Limited Edition Seasonal Variant - Vanilla Porter

Gastrology bloggers received the beers courtesy of Quiet Deeds.
Quiet Deeds was born in a local pub in Port Melbourne. After dabbling in the alcohol industry with a few different products, co-founders Pat and Dave were ready to set about creating their ultimate dream of owning their own brewery.

Monday, 8 September 2014

Mama's Bưởi delivers an urban twist on traditional Vietnamese recipes

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Mama's Bưởi.
The team behind Vietnamese food success story, Rolld have just launched a new restaurant concept Mama's Bưởi. A welcomed addition to Melbourne’s culinary scene, Mama's Bưởi adds an innovative and premium Vietnamese offering.

Saturday, 6 September 2014

Recipe: Braised Pork Belly in Soy Sauce ("Tao You Buck")

This post was sponsored by MATRADE's Malaysian Kitchen Program.

A popular dish among the Malaysian Chinese population, this dish is called "Tao You Buck" (in Hokkien). The dish goes very well with both rice and noodles.

Friday, 5 September 2014

Cocktail Degustation @ Fall From Grace

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Fall from Grace.
Gastrology bloggers were recently invited to evoke our imaginations, inspire our senses, and be entertained at State of Grace’s opening series Cocktail Degustation.

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

A new chef & a new menu @ Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa.
Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort and Spa in the heart of Victoria’s Yarra Valley recently announced the appointment of a new Head Chef, Chef Graham Taute – who brings with him decades of experience at leading Australian restaurants and resorts.

Monday, 1 September 2014

Restaurant launch: polēpolē bar + kitchen

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of polēpolē.
Gastrology recently attended the launch of polēpolē (pronounced ‘pol-eh-pol-eh’), the newly opened warm and spirited bar and kitchen on Little Collins Street.

Forget socks, blow dad away with Mad Dog chilli this Father's Day

Gastrology bloggers received the product courtesy of Yarra Valley Gourmet Foods.
Based in the picturesque Yarra Valley, the aptly named producer of preserves, larder and chilli,  Yarra Valley Gourmet Foods, is fast becoming a sought after brand for kitchens across Australia.

CJ Cafe - where the community meets

Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of CJ Cafe.

CJ Café is a place where the community meets. The moment we stepped into the venue we noticed the sheer number of repeat customers step through their doors. The staff appear to know everyone by name.