Cooling down with liquid nitrogen gelato on a hot evening in Melbourne.
Vons Chicken Restaurant Vons Chicken Restaurant is a Korean franchise that quietly opened a store in Victoria Park last year. The poster in the shop window features happy Korean boys brandishing Vons Chicken drumsticks. They look like they’re just seconds away from breaking into song using the chicken as microphones. Apparently, Korean boys l…
We take the monorail to Pyrmont and walk a few minutes to The Star, formerly known as Star City Casino. We’re not here to gamble – we’ve come in search of sweet treats. Gelato Messina First stop is Gelato Messina, where there are around 40 flavours of gelato and sorbet to choose from. The majority […]
Ever since being sick on new year’s eve, Jac’s been staying away from heavy meals, rich and fatty foods and red meat. We celebrated her birthday last week with lots of presents, a simple dinner at Nando’s and a nice walk afterwards. She didn’t want a cake, so I didn’t make one. :) We shared […]
We recently took Savannah and Max, Jac’s niece and nephew, to the Canning Show. It’s a much smaller version of the Royal Show (see this post featuring Royal Show food), with all the usual things – showbags, rides, fairy floss and dagwood dogs. We didn’t go to the Royal Show this year; we’re due to […]
We parted company with C and P after our laksa feast. C and P wanted to have a good walk after eating all that laksa; I was intent on smothering myself in durian-flavoured gelato. My sister Juji had told me the Il Gelato shop on James Street sells it, and there was no way I […]
Oh yeah, and while we were walking around Subi on Saturday morning, Jac decided she desperately needed some dessert – two scoops from Il Gelato – on this occasion, cappucino and her favourite, wildberry yoghurt. We really had a great weekend. As you know, the concert was fantastic. We enjoyed our stay at the hotel […]