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Ferran Adrià’s “Family Meals” at Geralds Bar

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

[flickr id=”6210741892″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”false” size=”medium” group=”” align=”center”] I had a chance to skim through this book the other day while I was having a glass (or two) at Geralds Bar in Carlton, and I wanted it straight away. While Ferran Adrià is perhaps better known for his work at the, now defunct, elBulli, when I saw […]

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 […]

Saturday Night Schemozzle 31th May 2009

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

A lovely Saturday night had been planned, a laid back dinner with some new friends at Black Ruby and on to Geralds for scotch and dessert (not necessarily in that order). It was a pretty frosty when we headed out, and arrived in Rathdowne street to see our dinner guests standing out on the street…ah […]