Melbourne

Carnivores Ball

Pictures from the 2014 Carnivores Ball in Melbourne

The two nights of the Carnivores Ball for Melbourne were a huge meaty success! Guests enjoyed fried chicken and biscuits, BBQ brisket and lamb, pork fat caramel donuts, deluxe goodie bags, bacon fat cooked peanuts and small batch preservative free jerky. Let’s just say...
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Carnivores Ball, Melbourne 2014

An event for the discerning meat enthusiast – if meat is your muse, then the Carnivores Ball is your spirit animal! Following on from the incredible success of last years inaugural Balls in Melbourne and Austin, I am so excited to announce the next...
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Super Bowl 2014

Friends, it’s time. Time to grab your jerseys, paint your faces, ready your liver and prepare to celebrate that most glorious of sporting events… SUPER BOWL! This year, the party will be held at the brand new and super plush Crown Sports Bar. It’s...
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Culinary Cinema

Hey Melbourne, do you like fun? And great movies? And awesome venues? And menu custom designed by myself to match said movies??! Well, have I got the event for you! Jaz, Az and I have been plotting an event we are calling Culinary Cinema,...
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Why I dont have a guide to Melbourne BBQ

Ok, so I’m a big BBQ fan who spends lots of time each year in Texas, and even more time in Melbourne, Australia. But, I don’t blog about any Melbourne joints, and get a bit stuck when people ask me for recommendations. But, why...
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Happy Birthday, America

I had a few folks around last night to celebrate America’s freedom from English oppressors. Also known as 4th of July. While there were no fireworks, there was  a cornucopia of delicious offerings as prepared by myself and Charles (who is perhaps better known as...
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Super Bowl XLVII!

LOOKING FOR THE 2014 party?! CLICK HERE! Hi there! So are you gunna be in the Melbourne area during Super Bowl this year? Oh great, because I’d really love you to come to this little shindig I’ve organised! Super Bowl XLVII is being played...
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The Politics of Authenticity

So remember that time I wrote that blog post on that “creole” restaurant that opened up in Melbourne which led to a huge debate over authenticity? Yeah well, I’m kinda floored by  how far the debate over food authenticity in this city has gone. I’m not...
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Cape Grim beef ribs

A couple of weeks back, the folks at Cape Grim Beef contacted me and asked if I would like to receive a sample of their product to muck around with in the kitchen. A taste of some of the best quality beef in Australia?...
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Belvedere Bloody Mary vodka launch

Recently I was fortunate enough to be invited along to the brunchtime launch of Belvedere Vodka’s latest infusion flavour – Blood Mary. I’d actually heard of this product many months ago when fellow Mary aficionado Miss Mardi excitedly sent me a photo of the...
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