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On Red, Red Hill

8 Sep

Mid-year, Living Social advertises that they’ve got a degustation deal at On Red. For $99, Boyfriend and I can enjoy a five course meal which is normally valued at $94 per person. I snatch it up because it seems almost too good to be true. It almost is: On Red is booked out for most of its weekends and we finally find a mid-week dinner when both the restaurant and we are free, just before the voucher expires.

On Red’s at the top of Red Hill – not just the suburb, but the hill. I always thought On Red was known for its good service, food and its views. The views are certainly on point, and when we name ourselves on arrival, our waiter already knows we’ve got a voucher – a good sign.

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Jumpin’ On It: T2’s Thoughts on Group Buying Websites

23 Oct

*This post was by T2, a co-author of In The Taratory from 2011-2013.*

This time last year, many of you would probably not have even heard of the concept of group buying. But 2011 has seen the popularity of this new way of snagging discounts on products and services soar, with the industry predicted to be worth A$400 million by year’s end. Living Social, Spreets, Scoopon, Jump On It, OurDeal, Cudo, Ouffer – the list of companies cashing in on the craze goes on…

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