Doot Doot Doot, Merricks North

When the sis-in-law suggested Doot Doot Doot, we didn’t hesitate to say yes. After all we all deserve a bit of fancy Nanci-ness in our lives! A beautiful fit-out sets the tone for the day with a grand 10,000 lamp chandelier that creates the perfect first impression for the five course tasting menu. The menu…

Pho Hung Vuong Saigon, Footscray

It’s been a while since I’ve been to Footscray! Boy has it changed… Ghosting the most popular restaurant on the block we found Pho Hung Vuong with a line outside the door. Lucky we only had to wait for about 15min for a table for 6. With a menu that has been downgraded to about…

Coca Chu, Hamilton Island

Okay.. call us crazy but we dined at Coca Chu not once, not twice.. but three times!~ and we were only there for a week! Great for couples (which was what we did on the Mon and Wed) and with friends (met up with friends and ended up being the last table to leave the…

Tako, Hamilton Island

We finally arrived in Hamilton Island after a 3 hour flight from Melbourne! First joint we tried was this fun fusion Mexican joint at the Marina on Front Street. OK I have to admit the Japanese and Korean fusion bit confused me as I couldn’t really see it on the menu or in the food…

Seared Steak & Seafood, Maribyrnong

My review for Seared needed a bit of an update so here it is!!! Seared is a lovely family cafe/restaurant outside the Level 1 urban dining area of Highpoint Shopping Centre. A great large space for couples to come for coffee or drinks and/or family to share in a good meal. The relaxed alfresco area…

Shadowfax Winery, Werribee

What a beautiful modern wine bar with a rustic feel that showcase the finest regional produce I’ve ever tasted. Was staying at the Mansion Hotel so decided to swing passed this newly renovated winery (after a fire few months ago). Small green area out front if you would like to have a picnic on a…