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

Archive for the 'Melbourne' Category

Spring in Melbourne

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

I was extremely fortunate to be able to spend some time with renown food writer / editor Ruth Reichl last weekend; attending a masterclass and a dinner with her for Melbourne Writers Festival. Like a similar workshop I under took with Richard Cornish a few months ago at the Wheeler Centre, I left the day […]

Trocadero Review

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Stick to the game plan and you’ll have a fine time at Trocadero. Visit before or after a show, or pretend that you’re going to that sold out show you missed out on tickets to.

Event: Nuffnang’s Blogger’s Banquet at the Hyatt

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

  Recently I was invited to dinner at the Grand Hyatt Collins Kitchen by nuffnang, the blog advertising people.  It was nice to get together with some bloggers I know well, some I’m getting to know, and some I’ve not met before.  It didn’t take long for us to be engrossed in a conversation about food […]

Eating: Lindt Macarons

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

The Lindt concept store in Melbourne has opened to a flurry of macaron sales, but are they as good as Duncan’s?