Tag Archives: dinner

Valentine’s Day at Pod Food

16 Feb

No matter what we chose for our Valentine’s Day dinner this year, it was going to be better than our experience last year. But, to really insure ourselves, we choose a restaurant with a great reputation: Pod Food at Pialligo.

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Lunch at Bicicletta

21 Dec

Bicicletta had been getting some rave reviews, and when searching for a place to dine for in the dying days of 2012, it jumped to mind.

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Artespresso in Kingston

18 Jan

Artespressois found in the Kingston dining precinct. I’ll state from the outset that I’m generally not a fan of the area – everyone bangs on about how many options there are, but it

Goat's cheese terrine (sorry for mobile photos)

doesn’t hide the fact that it is just a wide variety of mediocre. Artespresso seems to have bucked that trend, with it by all accounts seeming to be very trendy and came with a few good recommendations.

We arrived at about 7.30 and were seated straight away. The venue was busy but they still managed to seat us away from other patrons. Their menu is probably the perfect length and the waiter was skilful – chatty and welcoming without being overbearing.

We shared an entrée each, with Boyfriend ordering the Goats Cheese Terrine (roasted vegetables, goats cheese, avocado puree, capsicum oil, watercress) ($17) and me the Mushrooms (macadamia, cream cheese, honey filled, tomato sugo, fresh herbs, rocket, shaved parmesan) ($17). The Goats Cheese Terrine was lovely – a big size, and great flavours – and plenty for both Boyfriend and I to share. The mushrooms were also very tasty but rather small and just three.

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