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I think that'll be Raf (ph?) that has the burger truck.


Both lamb options sound great, huge!
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brewing today and putting ribs in the slow cooker, rach is going to preston market and also getting me a massive tub of char sui pork and half a duck!

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i made yoghurt, then i turned it into labneh. then i made banana bread and put the labneh+honey all over it. i can't explain it without starting to talk dirty.

get down to mule and have some for breakky. that + a coffee is all kinds of dirty talk.
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boo not not working in the city. i want mule lunchies.
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awesome salad today. roast pumpkin, chickpeas, green beans, bit of onion and tofu seasoned with sesame oil and miso.
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boooooooooo. WANT.

only advantage of uni lunch is it's over half of what you'd pay in the city.
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witty_pseudonym wrote:only advantage of uni lunch is it's over half of what you'd pay in the city.
Where on campus are you? Vic Market/City can be doable for lunch (borek missions ftw!)
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at the Sidney Myer Asia Centre, so yes, market mission definitely doable...city possibly.
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latest prototype sammich at mule. slow cooked lamb shanks in stock and wine with some lemon zest (& juice), garlic and cherry tomatoes. turkish bread spread with labneh, rocket dressed in all the left over oil from olives and semi dried tomatoes, roast capsicums and houmous.

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whole thing needs to be dipped in the juice from the slow cooker! then a double dip.

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hah yeah, i actually had a little bowl of the juice for dipping (was more pouring). was out of control.

now the pork is cooking in said lamb juice. no idea what it will taste like. can't be bad tho.

think im going to swap out the labneh for fifya's spicey north african dip huhu.
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Booked in for Matteo's on Brunswick St for birthday dinner sunday night.
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huge wrote:hah yeah, i actually had a little bowl of the juice for dipping (was more pouring). was out of control.

now the pork is cooking in said lamb juice. no idea what it will taste like. can't be bad tho.

think im going to swap out the labneh for fifya's spicey north african dip huhu.
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got the pulled pork again today. hamish has made it extra tasty.
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Had to rinse it.
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probs the best one yet. the turkish roll makes it so much better to eat.
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+2 mouthfeel.
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the pulled pork i had was pretty awes, but bread was too soft and yielding, reckon something like toasted turkish or foccacia would've smacked it. texture like whut.

edit: obvs this wasn't at the mule as the mule would smash it.
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lol at 'sammich'

i just gota slow cooker to make pulled pork. oink!

how did you find matteos oli? i have heard it's kinda random- italian name, japanese fusion food..
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huge wrote:latest prototype sammich at mule. slow cooked lamb shanks in stock and wine with some lemon zest (& juice), garlic and cherry tomatoes. turkish bread spread with labneh, rocket dressed in all the left over oil from olives and semi dried tomatoes, roast capsicums and houmous.

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I'd even travel out of brunswick for that bad boy. Where you guys at, huge?
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DAMN. That looks good Hugh!!

been a bit slack/busy lately.. so no new restaurants visited.. a few of the usual suspects have been hit .. Cumulous, Movida, Mamasita.. I can even do lunch there sometimes !! BEST ~!! the fish tacos are so goood!!!!

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quiet roar wrote:I'd even travel out of brunswick for that bad boy. Where you guys at, huge?
19 somerset place man!

not on the menu yet! even then it wont be the same as that. far too fiddly and pricey to make with shanks. will be lamb shoulder (altough more $$$ it's easier to cook and deal with!)

the banana bread, labneh, bacon, banana and maple syrup thing is most deffo going on the menu as a special tho.

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need somewhere CBD for casual dins friday

yamato?

find in the city there's top end and then crap, not a lot of mid range other than say cookie..

no waitlist style is shitting me. mamasita can gtfo until they change this
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yeah, I've eaten at mamasita 4 times... I've been there about 10,,, it's bullshit

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ive been ther about 4 or 5 times. was close to getting in once but there were too many of us. (it was about 5:30 too!)

given up. will never go.
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pff sounds like wank imo.
haven't been but a little put off if it's that unpredictable!
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if there are 2 or 3 of you and you get there at 5:30 you will get a spot i reckon. still never going again tho.
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UGC wholesalers on a' beckett st have $1 small wheels of goats cheese - very very tasty

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What type?
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bloody cheap

anyone been to mezzo bar in the shitty yet?

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yeah UGC is great for good food bargains - plus you can drive right into their warehouse and load up
was tempted by a 4kg can of roast yellow peppers for $5

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top 5 cbd restaurants go!
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and a tussle over the fifth..
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Nobu (arguably CBD)
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Long Grain
Squires Loft
That stone grill japanese place that I've been to heaps of times but have never known the name.
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loooool
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some others:
  • * cumulus
    * il solito posto
    * mamasita
    * ezard
    * rockpool
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Izakaya Den and Taxi for sure, as well as the standards already mentioned.
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thanks guys!
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taxi is awes. very good experience. would prob sneak into my fifth place

ezard totes high brow but mad for super spesh night out

izakaya den is so full of hipsters, wanted to stab everyone there lol

il solito posto has gone to the pack. had high hopes when we went a few months back. beautiful venue- nice and warm but smartarse service and absolutely WOEFUL food. would never ever go again, not even for free
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gnat wrote:izakaya den is so full of hipsters, wanted to stab everyone there lol
totes agree. frustrating experience. food was nice though.
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I loved it, had no problems with crowd at all!

It was a just like any other place?
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JAMESSSS wrote:What type?

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izakaya den last night. pretty fecking good tbh. was going to be a 45 min wait but got sat at the bar in like 10mins.
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tuesday tbh

friday night was total neg. 2 hour wait

could not for no booking policy. i object!
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i hate no booking policy too

in fact i state here and now that i refuse to ever got to another restaurant that has a no booking policy, bloody sitting there waiting for a table like a jerk. i don't care if the food is cooked by jamie oliver , plated by rembrandt, and they let you use jessica albas boobies as cutlery, I'm not going.
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mrj wrote:they let you use jessica albas boobies as cutlery
awes.

yer i was totally calling around to get into somewhere else. they dudes were mega friendly tho and the couch we sat on was pretty comfy.

but yes. would not bother on a friday. have to get there when the doors open.
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We went on A Fri and were seatied in 30mins.

Which is fine, had a couch for that time and got a bottle of shochu.

Sounds like I might not risk that again though!
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