Iron Chef Shellie

Good Food Month – Yotam Ottolenghi Brunch

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Iron Chef Shellie attended the Yotam Ottolenghi Brunch thanks to Haystac and Citi.  “Brunch, for me, is an extended breakfast that should be enjoyed whenever you have time properly to engage in cooking and eating.” – Yotam Ottolenghi November marks the month of food. The Age’s Good Food Month, presented by Citi, is part of Australia’s largest […]

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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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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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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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#LIMITED6 at Hero Subs

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I am loving the North American food movement taking over Melbourne. I can’t get enough of true American BBQ, fried chicken, burgers, and now SUBS! I was invited down to Hero to check our their famous #limited6. With only 6 of a certain kind of sub made per day, you need to be in quick […]

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{Eating Out} Bomba


  Bomba is the newest place in town you should add to your list. Not only for it’s stunning rooftop bar, where you can enjoy a drink, fresh air and some of Melbourne’s gorgeous sky line, but also for it’s Spanish flavoured menu.   Formerly The Alyesbury, Bomba have added their own touch to the […]

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{Eating Out} Coda

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I’ve been going through my archives in Lightroom and realising how much I haven’t shared with you all yet. Last year I won a voucher to eat at Coda; Adam D’Sylva’s restaurant in Melbourne’s CBD. It’s a bit on the pricey side, so I was glad to be able to experience it without emptying my […]

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Lamb Kofta Meatballs in Curry Sauce

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These are the balls that started it all. The balls that brought us all closer together. The balls that broke the ice between us. It was Valentine’s Day. I was without a date (no big deal, V.Day is a crock of sh*t anyways), and wanted to treat myself to a special meal. The caption that […]

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Gozleme – East Meets West

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I don’t believe I had sampled gozleme before until Thursday of last week. Since then, I’ve had one nearly every day; and I’ve even banh-mi-dised it. I don’t wanna get too cocky, but Banh-mi-dising could be a new food movement! I had my friend Katie over for dinner, and since we both have a subscription to […]

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