Eating fast food in a mall is not exactly on my list when I go abroad but Deb assured me Hanaichi was better than your regular fast food fare.
The people in Melbourne sure love sushi! I saw many, many stores selling hand rolls filled with all kinds of fillings. The most popular store seemed to be sushi sushi since I saw several branches around the CBD.
When I went to Melbourne last March with my friends we stayed in the Central Business District. An advantage to staying in the CBD is the Queen Victoria Market and you can basically just walk and walk and see a lot of the tourist attractions.
I wasn’t surprised that my friend Deb was able to find an authentic Korean restaurant in Melbourne’s CBD tucked away in an alley behind Victoria street. She knows all the hidden gems in Melbourne thanks to her sources who know good food.
My posts on Singapore are done so now I will continue with posts on my trip to Melbourne last March.
Deb and I went to Myer department store on Burke Street in Melbourne. While the merchandise was beautiful it was too expensive for me if I compare the prices to Manila and the USA. Since I was about to leave the store empty handed I decided to console myself with goodies from Brunetti located onContinue reading “Melbourne – Brunetti”
If I could eat borek everyday I would, well, maybe for a week. I was introduced to borek, a Turkish pastry stuffed with delicious fillings, at Queen Victoria Market in Melbourne. There’s just something so satisfying about biting into warm savory pastry and hearing the audible crunch and tasting an explosion of flavors. Walking toContinue reading “Melbourne – Borek Bakehouse”
When I found out I was going to Melbourne I was so excited because of the vibrant coffee scene in Australia. They take their coffee seriously and I was ready to try as much as I can. The first place I tried was Market Lane Coffee right across Queen Victoria Market. I was amazed atContinue reading “Melbourne: Market Lane Coffee”
I had dreams of eating lamb and other Aussie food when I went to Melbourne instead I ate a variety of international cuisines. Staying in Melbourne CBD (central business district) we were surrounded with a lot of Asian, Greek and Italian restaurants. I love milk tea and their teh tarik was strong and authentic. hotContinue reading “Melbourne: Coconut House”
My first meal in Melbourne was also one of the best during my entire trip. The Moat was located underneath the State Library of Victoria. I like the paint job on the walls. We met up with Deb’s pretty mini-me, Sam, who’s studying in Melbourne. me and Sam Terrace Edge Riesling Smokey, salty and butteryContinue reading “Melbourne: The Moat Bar and Cafe”