Restaurant Review – Who knew Moroccans were so indie?

May 30, 2010



The Moroccan Soup Bar Where? 183 St Georges Rd, Fitzroy North 3068 VIC Prices? Entree: $10, Mains: $10.50, Dessert: $2 Phone (03) 9482 4240 Hours? Dinner Tues-Sun 6pm-10pm Payment Cash Only This week Clare and I visited the ‘Moroccan Soup Bar’ near her house in Fitzroy.  I had heard great things about the place and its traditional North […]

Reflections on the blogosphere

May 30, 2010



When reflecting on my blog experience I came to the conclusion that, overall, it was a positive and engaging one, although at times frustrating, certainly enjoyable as far as assessments go. I think this type of assessment could easily be misinterpreted as straightforward and could seem to be less demanding compared to the final assessments […]

Posted in: Elucidation

Restaurant Review – An Ethiopian Safari

May 26, 2010



Nyala African Restaurant Where? 113 Brunswick St, Fitzroy Prices? Entrees $5-11; mains $13-17.50; desserts $5-$6; banquets $26-$32 (4-6 courses). Corkage $3.50 a bottle. Phone (03) 9419-9128 Hours? Daily 6pm-late Payment Accepted MasterCard, Visa, Diners Club, American Express and EFTPOS Licensed with bar and BYO $2 corkage Nyala is again another restaurant in Brunswick St Fitzroy but […]

Posted in: African

Hungry tummies think alike.

May 25, 2010



Gerard Hauser described the public sphere as “a discursive space in which individuals and groups congregate to discuss matters of mutual interest and, where possible, to reach a common judgment.” In contemporary society, there is no finer example of this than the internet which to me even seems synonymous with Hauser’s definition of the public […]

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Keeping it real

May 21, 2010



I’m now getting more and more into this blog business and as a result I feel like I finally have some sort of meagre grasp on the technicalities of my blog, so much so that I was actually able to put a Creative Commons License  on my blog (insert smily). Since I try to correctly […]

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Restaurant Review – Going Afghan

May 17, 2010


The Afghan Gallery Restaurant

Afghan Gallery Restaurant Where? 327 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, (03) 9417 2430 Prices? Entree: $6-$16, Mains: $14.50-$20.50, Dessert: $5 Payment accepted: MasterCard, Visa, Diners Club, American Express and EFTPOS Licensed with bar. Wine is available by the glass. BYO (wine only) $3.50 corkage per person. So last week I visited a restaurant which is considered somewhat of an […]

Posted in: Middle Eastern Food

How ‘cool’ is your blog?

May 14, 2010



As far as I'm concerned, design is always a marker of distinction. This 'marker' is often design's most practical and often equally impractical function.

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