Mushroom Dinner July 2013

July 7, 2013

Those crazy, rambling delicious mushrooms are at it again. We’ve got a new date: and we’re celebrating the reopening of The Commoner (yay!) Here we are in the depth of winter, it’s blowing a gale most days and the temperature makes you wish for a hot toddie or a lovely glass of red. Perfect weather […]

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Derby & Well – a dinner series at The Vine

June 5, 2013

Hello fringe foodsters, I realise it’s been quite a while between drinks, and just a little bit more time needs to pass before we’re ready to tempt you again with a couple of truffle dinners, some old favourites will be revamped and returned and I’ve got a new project that I’m really excited about and […]

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Amphora wine dinner in Gourmet Traveller

November 8, 2012

Max Allen mentions our Amphora wine dinner being held at Virginia Plain next Tuesday in Gourmet Traveller: “A growing number of our most talented and adventurous winemakers are fermenting and maturing grapes in almost exactly the same way our distant ancestors made wine thousands of years ago – by throwing large bunches of grapes or […]

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Amphora dinner menu

October 17, 2012

Glenn James from Ducks in a Row with T’Gallant’s Kevin McCarthy and the vessel used to make Pandora’s Amphora. What: Amphora Wine Dinner at Virginia Plain When: Tuesday 13 November 2012 7pm Where: Virginia Plain, 31 Flinders Lane (next to Cumulus Inc) How much: $110.00 (plus 30c booking fee) How to book: Booking only through […]

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Cult amphora wine dinner at Virginia Plain

October 9, 2012

Glenn James from Ducks in a Row with T’Gallant’s Kevin McCarthy and the vessel used to make Pandora’s Amphora. What: Amphora Wine Dinner at Virginia Plain When: Tuesday 13 November 2012 7pm Where: Virginia Plain, 31 Flinders Lane (next to Cumulus Inc) How much: $110.00 (plus 30c booking fee) How to book: Booking only through […]

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Beer & Bird Menu

September 11, 2012

Did I mention that I loved working with Ron O’Bryan?  (yeh I think you did once or twice – Ed.) Here’s the menu for next Tuesday’s feast … turducken! pigeon! fried chicken! quail kiev! Deep Fried Gaytime !!! (no I’m not sure what that is either but it sounds darn nice and I’ll stop using […]

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Libertine Game Dinner Special Offer

September 4, 2012

Our wonderful friends at Libertine have had a few tickets come available for their delicious sounding game dinner THIS THURSDAY 6th September. If you missed out on our last game dinner, or want to relive it, here’s your chance. And becuase it’s such short notice, the Libertine team have offered us Fringe Foodies a special […]

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Salon du Fromage – Fondue

August 23, 2012

Soooo excited about this little event!  18 tickets only so don’t be slow. In my travels for Fringe Food I’ve met some amazing people who are just as passionate about food and wine as I am. I’ve been lucky enough to get to know Bec and Adam wh0 love cheese MORE than I do. I’m […]

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Beer and Bird at The Vine

August 22, 2012

I love working with Ron O’Bryan. His pub, The Vine, is unapologetically old-school, his approach is unapologetically “give the punters what they want”, and his dinners rock (unapologetically). We decided on a slightly different approach this time. Ron’s cooking poultry. Yep: quails, chooks, fowl, pigeons, turkeys, geese, swans, sparrows, larks and turduckens.  They’re all poultry.  […]

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Menu for Delicious Delectable Vegetables

August 13, 2012

Nic has sent me through his planned menu for this night of fab food at Embrasse Restaurant. Wanna see? (rhetorical)   Corn custard, fresh macadamias, radishes Petit Mancain Organic leek, burned potato, ginger red wine, parsley roots, Mimolette cheese Carrot and galangal juice  Meli Melo of vegetables Rhubarb and cherry blossom tea  Beetroot steak, aligot, […]

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