Posts tagged "Melbourne"
Mo' MoVida: Melbourne Gets Spanish

Mo’ MoVida: Melbourne Gets Spanish

Over the last few years I’ve started to see a massive shift with the types of photos and souvenirs I collect while traveling. Food. It’s all about the food. What it looked like, what it tasted like, if there is a cookbook associated with it and if we can replicate the experience once we’re back...
Cookie: Melbourne

Cookie: Melbourne

Located on the first floor of The Curtain House on Swanston Street in Melbourne’s Central Business District, Cookie greets you with a handsome wood bar, doily covered tables with mismatched china and a loud volume of conversation. Business men in suits huddle around table top bars with tall craft beers (over 85 to choose from),...
Little Saigon Market: Melbourne

Little Saigon Market: Melbourne

For full effect, you absolutely must (without question) hit play on the audio clip below – trust! One of the most memorable moments of my Australian adventure was visiting the Footscray Little Saigon Market. I thought I was fully prepared, excited and anticipating the loud yelling,  haggling, banging, the confusing, the amazing...and yet... I was...
A Doughnut Love Story

A Doughnut Love Story

I’ve professed my love for this doughnut hut before (over this way). When I did, friends and actual  real life Footscray residents, were confused how/why I even knew about this train track shanty. Truth be told, I discovered a lovely photo essay by Jaime Murcia and  instantly fell in love with doughnut maker and owner...
Melbourne: Naked for WHO!?

Melbourne: Naked for WHO!?

Wait, Wait, WAIT! Before the CuisiMom gets on the line asking what on earth kind of trouble I got myself into in Australia…I promise, the name of this place is much racier than it sounds. Promise. Naked For Satan is a Pintxos (Basque style bar snacks) establishment based on the urban myth/ legend Leon Satanovich,...
Good'day...Cuisinerd in Australia!

Good’day…Cuisinerd in Australia!

Hey Ya! 2010 came to a full bellied close and then welcomed 2011 with an even equally delicious adventure. I’ve just returned from a 2 week visit to Australia where I met up with long lost friends, discovered some new favorite restaurants, shopped at some of the most adorable home good boutiques and let me...
Meals on Wheels, Down Under

Meals on Wheels, Down Under

Ah! My dream of being the first to introduce the food truck phenomenon to Australia has been crushed. In fact, they are doing it big time awesome. That truck is just rad. So much for my early retirement/ relocation plan. At least I can still dream of bringing the Aussies some decent Mexican food. Check...