Category Archives: Food

The Ship Inn at Lathom – Liverpool to Leeds Canal

Linking the major cities of Liverpool and Leeds in the UK, the Liverpool to Leeds Canal is the longest canal in Britain.  It is 127 miles in length and in its hey day was crucial for hauling coal and merchandise … Continue reading

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Manchester Christmas Market

I have been travelling to Liverpool-Manchester area for some 20 years now to visit Kerrie’s family and in that whole time we had never been into Manchester City.  Well Kerrie and I fixed that last weekend with a visit to … Continue reading

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South Melbourne Market

Melbourne has a number of great Markets many of which I have written about – Prahan, Queen Victoria, Camberwell etc. Each has their own characteristics that makes them an experience to visit.  For the South Melbourne Market the experience is … Continue reading

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Ocean Grove Sea Snails

Taking Emily and my nieces (Lilly and Bella) down to Barwon Heads beautiful 13th Beach to collect Sea Snails is not the typical Australian thing to do.  But after having had got hooked on Sea Snails in Vietnam recently I … Continue reading

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Isetan The Japan Store – Kuala Lumpur

I find The Japan Store (Market and Food Court) in the basement of the new Isetan Department Store in Lot 10 a rather special place as it is my escape from the consumer driven malls and tourist traps and eateries … Continue reading

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Negroni – The Second Chapter

A night out with Ian, a good mate from ADFA days, at Fuego, Troika Towers, KL, started with a classic Negroni cocktail served up as the second chapter of an old book – was a bit of effort to read … Continue reading

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Pho and Coffee – Ho Chi Minh city

We all know that the two foodie musts in Vietnam are Pho and Coffee. Pho, or Vietnamese Noodle Soup, is more from the Hanoi region but can really be enjoyed anywhere in Vietnam. For me it has to be eaten … Continue reading

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