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  “Does my hair look good? How about my makeup? I’m feeling butterflies in my stomache.” Said a high school girl on the train that I overheard once. “You look fine sweetie. Don’t stress, he’s not going to notice.” Replies her friend. “But first impressions really matter and I want to look my best…” said […]…
Are you looking for a good after work drink spot? Do you enjoy cheap and tasty gyoza? If you answered yes then you should consider visiting Gyoza Douraku. Situated in the middle of the Russel Street in the CBD, it’s in a great location for after work drinks or even a light dinner with a […]…
It’s always a shame when a well loved restaurant suddenly turns…not so good. As we work until fairly late on most nights, when we want to eat out there’s always not too many choices. Glenferrie Road in Hawthorn is a culinary destination that we frequent from the number of restaurants that are still open when […]…
It’s not every day that one’s parents who usually only ever eat Chinese food proclaim “I feel like eating Spanish tonight”. It turned out that Yuye’s parents had been preoccupying themselves with Food Safari on SBS and Frank Camorra, owner and executive chef of the MoVida empire, was cooking and eating paella and garlic prawns. […]…
Tell me honestly, who here doesn’t like a good juicy meatball? Meat is a big part of my daily diet and although I also love my veggies, someone will have to pay me a LOT of money to become a vegetarian. The concept of a meatballs based restaurant isn’t the first in Melbourne, but instead […]…
Melbourne’s a fascinating place. It’s full of arts and culture around every corner. Melbourne’s graffiti filled lane ways is world renowned and one of the most celebrated of them all is Hosier Lane in the CBD. It houses some of the most colourful and well executed urban art you will find around and is also […]…
The Japanese culture heavily embraces Buddhism and thus Buddhist teachings. One of the concepts that was derived from its teachings is the acceptance of all things ‘imperfect, impertinent and incomplete’, also known as ‘wabi sabi‘ in Japanese. Wabi sabi is an aesthetic that considers imperfect things beautiful, such as an unfinished, rough or unsymmetrical object, […]…
When the weather is cold, what can be better than chowing down a big hearty plate of Russian inspired goulash or a glass of top notch imported vodka cocktail? The answer is when they go together! On a cold Melbourne evening not so long ago (just last week) that is becoming ever so familiar, Yuye […]…