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We are what we eat

A month ago, Jen and I had a picnic in the park with some friends.  When we went to the grocery store to pick up some food for the day, we had to cater for the following dietary requirements:- a vegetarian, something suitable for a pregnant woman, a gluten-free meal and a lactose-free meal.  Pregnant friend aside, these other dietary ...

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World Cup Food

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I have to say, I did really like and admire Munch’s World Cup Preparation kit that he posted on Facebook.  When this guy posts a status update saying he is going to retire to his Man Cave to watch the World Cup for a month, you better believe it. Look at that shit.  It looks amazing.  Indo Mee, Jatz, McCains ...

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Ecco Bistro

Flourless chocolate cake, praline mascarpone & hazelnut toffee

Although I’m now two weeks into a new job, I can happily report that I’m still included in the monthly wining and dining nights that my former manager and colleagues would catch up for.  We take turns picking out a new restaurant to try and make a night of it.  This time, on my suggestion, we went with Phillip Johnson’s ...

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Ouzeri

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We went to Ouzeri, a Mediterranean restaurant in West End for a friend’s birthday last Friday night.  We booked in advance for a table of twelve.  It took twenty minutes for the staff to take our order upon which the waitress informed us that if we ordered ala carte, it would take two hours to get served.  Two hours. So ...

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Gianni’s Restaurant and Wine Bar

Piquillo pepper stuffed with tuna salad Mango gazpacho and Mooloolaba prawn Montadito with Escalibada Manchego cheese with mandarin paste Chicken fritter and Romesco sauce

Gianni’s Restaurant and Wine Bar in Brisbane, run by head chef Javier Codina, is a popular restaurant that just recently won a Hostplus award for Best Fine Dining in Queensland.  So we were pretty happy when we received an invitation to dine there for a four course dinner designed by Codina himself. It seems a bit odd that a place ...

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