Hog’s Breath Cafe

Potato skins loaded with sour cream, cheese and bacon pieces; they’re (one of) my dirty little secret(s). I’ve always loved them and have fond...

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The Glasshouse Revisited

I do like The Glasshouse.  I was enchanted from the first visit. All that glass is beautiful: from the Milano crystal entrance display to...

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Johnston & Miller

Johnston & Miller have recently opened in the Icon Complex, rising up behind the facade of the old 1836 Myer building in Murray Street....

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Pancho Villa Revisited

You know the feeling of awe as your eyes slowly adjust to the light of flickering candles and muted colours of stainglass windows when...

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Who is Tom McHugo?

I made a lunch reservation and the email came back with ‘Thanks, Tom’. Was the former Montgomery’s Hotel now named after the proprietor? I...

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Tourist Tips #1-5

Tasmania is so now it’s crazy and there’s so much to do. Even so, I was left scratching my head when old school friends...

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Ettie’s Revisited

Want to feel a little European bistro sophistication that’s not OTT for lunch? Try Ettie’s. Boozy Friday Lunch Friend and This Girl visited early...

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Faro

‘arely controlled chaos’* might be hyperbole but it’s no overstatement that Mona’s new exhibition space and museum restaurant are remarkable. Pharos is the museum’s...

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