2-Day Visit to Melbourne Is Not Long Enough for a Foodie

Australia, Melbourne Guide (B): 2-Day Visit to Melbourne Is Not Long Enough for a Foodie

After a week of travel in a rental car, G&N were happy to park in Melbourne for a few days. Equipped with a friend’s suggestions of places to eat and drink (by district) G&N were ready to explore and eat.

The list would take a month to tackle, and they had three days! Without a concrete plan they decided to start with cocktails at the Black Pearl in Fitzroy, a bar with countless awards (#37 of 50 in the world in 2014). The room was empty when they arrived, not a good sign, but as it turns out they were 4-hours early. The party gets started after 11 pm, and well after Nutmeg’s bedtime. Over drinks, they chatted with the bartenders who happily added few more names to the Melbourne food lovers list, including Rice Paper Scissors an Asian fusion restaurant directly across Brunswick Street. G&N were lucky to squeeze into the last two bar seats at Rice Paper Scissors where Ginger started the meal with an espresso martini (pour quoi pas?). The food was perfectly spiced, included creative combinations and was ideal for sharing. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 2-Day Visit to Melbourne Is Not Long Enough for a Foodie
Guide Location: Australia » Melbourne
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Black Pearl   Rice Paper Scissors   Lune Croissanterie   Rustic Sourdough   Abbotsford Convent   Melbourne Cricket Grounds   Bar Lourinha   Tonka   Koko Black   Prahran Market   Royal Botanic Gardens   Shrine of Remembrance   Rosa’s Kitchen  
Author: Carolyne Kauser-abbott
Read it on author's website: http://www.gingerandnutmeg.com/2017/05/discover-melbourne-visit-foodie#.WXhZA4SGOM8

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