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Pho Street, Greenwich, London

Pho Street, Greenwich, London

A London summer feels like such a forgotten memory. But when it was that sunny time of year, my friends and I headed over for a day in Greenwich. Such a lovely place, lots to see, and we were treated to such good weather. We […]

Bao, Soho, London

Bao, Soho, London

I am such a fan of Bao that I’ve been twice in one week. After discovering it’s delectable Taiwanese-fusion styled treats I couldn’t keep away. On one occasion it was lunch, and the other dinner, and both times didn’t have much of a wait at […]

Pho & Bun, Chinatown, London

Pho & Bun, Chinatown, London

Earlier in the year I was doing MealPal and for someone in a place like Soho, this was amazing! You prepay for a lunch subscription-type service with lots of restaurants in the area participating. Lots of new food places to try and some discount lunching. Pho & Bun was one of the better ones from the bunch, and I’ve since returned for another sample. As the name suggests, it’s a Vietnamese-styled eatery although the menu is more bun than bun cha.

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Hochi Mama, Melbourne CBD

Hochi Mama, Melbourne CBD

Hochi Mama is a hip Vietnamese fusion restaurant nestled in the backstreets of Melbourne’s CBD. We were invited to try out their menu and had a great time in doing so. It ticked all the boxes with food largely being really good with the cocktails, service and […]

The Noble Experiment, Collingwood

The Noble Experiment, Collingwood

This week I’ve been raving about my experience at The Noble Experiment, a drinking and eating house located in Smith Street of Collingwood. The experiment is undoubtedly a worthwhile and memorable one and I’d highly recommend it for anyone to give a go with a […]

Pabu Grill & Sake, Collingwood

Pabu Grill & Sake, Collingwood

After my first choice of eatery, Aka Siro, was super fully booked, we opted to try another popular Japanese option in Collingwood which was Pabu Grill & Sake. It could squeeze us in on this busy Saturday night and we ordered a wide selection of items and sake to get us cracking. Service was efficient and all the items came to the table pretty quick which was a relief for our appetites.

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We made sure to order as much as we could from each section to get a good view of what they offered. First to arrive was the gyu tataki which was thinly sliced seared beef with roasted sesame, spring onion, red ginger, mayo and a few other items. This had out night off to a good start and we were looking forward to the rest of the order.

The menu isn’t incredibly traditional, nor cheap, but they do offer a bit of varied asian influences. The pork bao and chicken ribs were probably good examples of this. There were competent but not as memorable as some of the other items. We all enjoyed the renkon chips which we’re getting used to now and the yakitori and ebi kushi were pretty good.

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Dish of the night was the Robinson Island wagyu nigiri with the blowtorched sear on the beef just fantastic and although it was the most expensive option it was universally agreed as the best. Overall we enjoyed Pabu Grill & Sake, it’s just a tad pricey for when you get when you consider the other options in the neighbourhood.

7.5/10

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Miss Chu, South Melbourne

Miss Chu, South Melbourne

My first meal from Miss Chu was quite a vivid memory, as it was also the day of the Election announcement and we were all summoned to the office for a momentous Sunday night in. We ordered delivery from the newly opened Miss Chu and […]

Roll’d, Melbourne QV

Roll’d, Melbourne QV

Absolutely fantastic service for only a minor lunch pop in to use up a Scoopon I had purchased a while ago and had gnawing at me ever since. The offer is seemingly still available as of writing and is a decently good one at that. $5 for […]