In Melbourne, a city full of food and obsessed by coffee, I cook, I eat, I share the good news and the bad. essjay eats

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Eastern Peake Pinot Noir Dinner at Gerald’s Bar

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

It felt like a dinner made specifically for me … my favourite independent wine seller, Cloudwine, was joining forces with one of my favourite haunts, Gerald’s to serve me back vintages of my favourite wine variety, Pinot Noir.   I didn’t know a lot about Eastern Peake wines, except that they are supposed to be one […]

Coffee in the time of heat (or Seven Seeds Part 3)

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

On my way to the Vic Markets this morning I was in dire need of a coffee. This hot weather has made it hard for me to keep my caffeine intake at the required level. Yesterday I grabbed an affogato from Cavallini on Queens Parade. I was too late for a “Toby Coffee”, but I […]

Review: Seven Seeds

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Melbourne’s hottest new bright shiny coffee house in Carlton didn’t push any happy buttons for me today unfortunately. I was a bit excited by the buzz, and Melbourne Gastronome’s blogand the fact it was a sibling to Brother Baba Budan, but still I was a bit underwhelmed. I found the space a bit difficult I […]