Category Archives: Restaurant Reviews

Maui – Hawaiian Island Infatuation

Maui  is the second largest island in the Hawaiian archipelago, and is formed by two shield volcanoes that overlapped to create an isthmus between them.  The volcano in the west is extinct, while Haleakala in the east is classified as dormant, and is surrounded by National Park.

Our trip started up on the north coast and then we drove over towards the west coast beaches and towns.    Here are some of the things we did during our time on the island. Continue reading Maui – Hawaiian Island Infatuation

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Donovans – St Kilda, Melbourne

Every now and then, my husband and I treat ourselves to a meal at a “nice” restaurant.  You know, the type of restaurant where the rich and famous probably eat without blinking an eyelid, but where the everyday person reserves for special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries, and so forth.  I call these types of restaurants an “event” restaurant, because the experience stands out in the memory. Continue reading Donovans – St Kilda, Melbourne

Gluten free Yum Cha in Melbourne

I love going out for a yum cha feast.  It’s been a family favourite outing for as long as I can remember.  Then, a couple of years ago my doctor told me to stop eating gluten as it was affecting my health.  Homemade meals are no problem, as you are in control.  Eating out can be a little harder.  You are faced with limited options.

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