Restaurant Reviews

CASTRONI – A gourmet International food institution since 1932

CASTRONI – A gourmet International food institution since 1932

Per la versione Italiana: The Way Magazine – Fine Living CASTRONI The first time I walked into CASTRONI, I felt like Charlie Bucket the day he stepped inside Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory after winning his golden ticket.  I was overwhelmed with joy as I took in […]

BABINGTONS TEA ROOMS

BABINGTONS TEA ROOMS

Since 1893, Rome has boasted a traditional and very elegant English tea room.  Stepping inside Babingtons with the promise of tea, cake and scones, you have to remind yourself that you’re not in England, but instead sitting in the very fashionable Piazza di Spagna in the heart […]

Antico Forno Roscioli

Antico Forno Roscioli

Almost every ‘foodie’ that passes through Rome, will visit Antico Forno Roscioli . The family run bakery or Antico Forno Roscioli as it is known opened in Via dei Chiavari, by Marco Roscioli in 1972, and is one of the most successful bakeries in Rome.  (The location […]

Bricks & Mortar

Bricks & Mortar

BRICKS & MORTAR EATING HOUSE HAS SINCE CLOSED, BUT I WANTED TO SAVE ANNA’S STORY AND SO HAVE DECIDED NOT TO DELETE IT. (October, 2017) This post was actually supposed to be a review about a new ‘eating house’ that opened last year in Elsternwick, that I was […]

A Magical Sunday at the Seaside

A Magical Sunday at the Seaside

Yesterday a very important soccer match was played in Rome… historical rivals ROMA and LAZIO played against each other in the final of the Derby. (A derby is when two teams from the same city play against each other).  I have little interest in ‘calcio’, nor do […]

The Kettle Black

The Kettle Black

The Kettle Black 50 Albert Road  –   South Melbourne  –  Melbourne  Australia –  (03) 9088 0721 When a restaurant owner recommends a restaurant he doesn’t own for breakfast, you know you’re not going to be disappointed.  The first time I saw The Kettle Black, I […]