Recently I was invited along to a special Katnook dinner held at The Botanical in conjunction with Winestyle.

It was a sold out event with the guests and of course myself excited to drink wine chosen to match each of the courses.

I can now finally say that I've eaten at one of the top restaurants in the world - Brae.  We booked in for a Sunday lunch over the weekend 3 weeks ago and I was surprised we were able to get in given the rave reviews of this restaurant.

Ever since the launch of Yochi, frozen yoghurt places have been popping up all over the place.  There are so many and some of them just blur into each other.  However there is one froyo place that stands out and actually has a point difference.

One restaurant that I have been super excited to try yet haven't had the chance is Adam D'Sylva's Tonka.  I finally headed down the alleyway last Friday for lunch to experience it for myself.

I was impressed as soon as I walked in, the bar is at the front, a massive open kitchen.

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I thought I would take a trip down memory lane to one my favourite restaurants growing up.  Our family would always have special b'days at Le Gaulois, a french restaurant in Glen Waverley.  We used to get so excited when we had booked dinner as we loved the hearty food and the lovely service.

Lucy Liu the name on everyone's lips, the latest and hottest Asian infusion restaurant from Chef Michael Lambie (The Smith) that has opened now for about 2 months. They have ripped out the old PM24 (sadly one of my old favourites) and totally revamped it with a back entry through Oliver's Lane.

Spout Cafe is a popular bustling cafe in the heart of Elsternwick right near the train line.  I caught up with a friend for a Sunday lunch on a sunny winter's afternoon and I wasn't surprised that the outside tables were filled.  It didn't take too long to score a table inside.

Stokehouse is an iconic restaurant in Melbourne and ever since it sadly burned down in St Kilda, it has done well to hang to it's reputation by moving into Comme in the city.  This has always been a beautiful space and it's only fitting to have such a famous restaurant housed in it.

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In this chilly weather, there is one thing that I have been craving a lot - a bowl of laksa.  Growing up I was spoilt with my mum's laksa but back then I used to dilute my spicy soup with more chicken soup because I wasn't good with chilli.

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