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For old times sake – Half Moon Cafe

For old times sake – Half Moon Cafe

A pending move to Canberra for a short secondment opportunity saw us doing the rounds of some of our favourite local restaurants. First stop on our temporary ‘last hurrah’ to Coburg’s eating establishments was Half Moon Café, a local institution for falafels. Surprisingly, or maybe not, I’ve never reviewed Half Moon Café. Perhaps because the regularity of … Continue reading

Moreland dining scene update – July

Well, it’s been aeons since the last post but hey, what can I say? Life gets in the way. A couple of our favourite places have closed down over the past month or so. The first of these is Fine and Dandy on Melville Road in West Brunswick. It was a pioneer on this strip, … Continue reading

The 2011 Great Hot Cross Bun taste-off

Just in time for Easter I bring you the 2011 Great Hot Cross Bun taste-off. This is something I’ve been talking about doing for years, and in all honesty, one of the reasons I started to blog. I’ve previously written about my annoyance at the inner suburban and eastern suburbs focus of food articles from … Continue reading

A hot February night – Dinner at Pinarbasi

With dark clouds gathering overhead at the end of an extremely hot and humid day earlier this month, we raced down to Pinarbasi for dinner, one of the many Turkish restaurants along Sydney Road near our house. We made it indoors before the downpour began and safely ensconced in the air-conditioned comfort of the restaurant, … Continue reading