Iron Chef Shellie

Spirit of Tasmania

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[Disclaimer: Iron Chef Shellie travelled as a guest of Spirit of Tasmania, in conjunction with Nuffnang] Fear of spiders? Nope. Fear of death? Nope. Fear of ships? Yes. Definitely. If I had a choice of going on a ship, or lying in the middle of Punt Road; 9 times out of 10, I’d rather be […]

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MFWF – Tastes of Rutherglen & El Dorado’s Moving Feast


Disclaimer: Iron Chef Shellie dined and stayed as a guest of Tourism North East. Accommodation was hosted by Vera & Don; who let us stay at Yellow Cottage. The place was a delight, with fig, peach, pomegranate, apple, pear, you name it, they had it growing in the surrounds. 2 bedrooms, a kitchen, open lounge and […]

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MFWF – High Country’s World’s Longest Lunch


Disclaimer: Iron Chef Shellie dined as a guest of Tourism North East. As part of the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2014, I was invited up to North East Victoria along with Thanh to enjoy #RegionalWeekend. We were lucky enough to have a seat at the Regional World’s Longest Lunch on Friday, and didn’t mother […]

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{TFTBOICS} Chandon • Taste 2013 • Vogue High Tea

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It’s been a while since the last TFTBOICS (Tales from the belly of Iron Chef Shellie) post. Just thought I’d sum up a few things that happened, and are still happening.   Chandon • Picnic Baskets {Disclaimer: picnic hamper received as a media sample from Undertow Media}    Enjoy a day trip to the Yarra […]

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[Eating Out] Mossgreen Tea Rooms

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Disclaimer: Iron Chef Shellie dined as a guest of Mossgreen Tea Rooms.  With my parents involved in the antique business, the name Mossgreen was a name I’d heard many times before. To hear they had opened a tea room was news that interested me rather than antiques and auctions On time of visit, Mossgreen Tea […]

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Wine Food Farmgate

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Wine Food Farmgate is a program recently launched in the Mornington Peninsula region to help visitors discover hidden food and wine spots down the country lanes. They can discover artisan producers, taste a range of produce, meet the growers, connect with hatted chefs and award winning wine makers. I recently spent a weekend down on […]

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{Preview Event} Is Fine Dining Finished?

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This post show cases some of the food and debate on offer at The Age’s Good Food Month event: Is Fine Dining Finished?  at The Point Albert Park. Hosted by the amazing Dani Valent, the dinner presents contrasting dishes from the fine dining scene, and the current food fashion of the casual, shared, street food scene. The featured chefs will […]

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Taste of Melbourne 2013 Preview + x2 Double Passes Giveaway

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Taste of Melbourne is back peeps! In fact, it starts on Thursday 14th – Sunday 17th November 2013. Keep scrolling for your chance to win a double pass to this year’s Taste of Melbourne. I was invited to a special preview event at Longrain. It involved making cocktails and eating food; why on earth would I decline […]

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No. 8 By John Lawson

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No. 8 is one of those restaurants I have always walked past at Crown, wondering what it was like inside. My parents had been there a few years ago and raved about how good it was, which made me want to go even more. Executive Chef, John Lawson uses traditional cooking techniques, contemporary combinations of […]

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Lexus Marquee – A Flutter In The Birdcage


Yesterday saw me tick something off my bucket list I thought I would have never be able to tick off. Go to the Spring Racing Carnival in a marquee, in the famous Birdcage! I have to thanks the amazing Julia from Tink PR for such an amazing opportunity, and Lexus Australia for hosting us.  I’ve […]

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