Pablo Pablo, Palm Beach – Gold Coast

Pablo Pablo, Palm Beach – Gold Coast

Most people I know (including people who live there) joke about the hit-and-miss dining situation on the Gold Coast. I have friends and family who dread meeting up with us for lunch or dinner simply because they have come down to Melbourne to visit, seen what variety...
¡Lima la Revolución! in Fitzrovia, London

¡Lima la Revolución! in Fitzrovia, London

With only three days in London and lots of lovely friends to catch up with we had to really think carefully about where we wanted to eat. Plenty of exciting restaurant openings to consider – and I guess our main goal was to sample cuisines that are yet to launch...
Sharky’s guide to Singapore (Part 2 of 2)

Sharky’s guide to Singapore (Part 2 of 2)

Follow @Shark4ChipDrink Singapore at a glance (Part 1 of 2) Singapore might lack the edginess of other SE Asian cities, but the place is a street-food paradise. Open-air food markets and hawker stalls housed in the bottom of shopping centres fulfill the needs of the...
Singapore at a glance (Part 1 of 2)

Singapore at a glance (Part 1 of 2)

One of my closest mates from school recently up and left Melbourne when his – now fiance – was offered a job she couldn’t refuse in Singapore.  She’s a lawyer, he was previously head chef at one of Melbourne’s best cafe’s south of...

Sharky’s Touring Guide to East Gippsland

When we have a three-day weekend we want to get out of town. Most recently, with little thought or preparation, we came up with the idea of heading to Gippsland. We had explored a lot of Victoria, but were yet to venture out east further than the Yarra Valley. At this...

GUS THE FOX: AGONY COLUMN – Olympics Guest Post

God-awful bin raider Gus The Fox answers agony letters exclusively on ShortList.com, every Friday. Hi Gus, Last weekend, I was looking after my nephew for the day and while he was feeding the ducks, a swan bit his hand. He was upset but the swan showed no remorse....

INTERVIEW: GUS THE FOX – Olympics Guest Post

Gus is one of the true celebrities of London. He has a wit that not many can match.  I have an inkling that it is Noel Fielding in disguise – as he was the original Crack Fox in the Mighty Boosh. But if none of this makes sense please read the interview below...
Pick of the Mornington Peninsula: Part 3

Pick of the Mornington Peninsula: Part 3

Catch up with Part 1 Here Catch up with Part 2 Here And so to the third and final part of our Pick of the Peninsula round up – the first stop for this post is Red Hill Estate and the adjoining and much-lauded Max’s Restaurant. We rolled up to the cellar door for a...
Discover Daylesford – Part 2

Discover Daylesford – Part 2

Find Discover Daylesford Part 1 Here Following our visit to Cliffy’s we drove a few minutes into the town of Musk and missed the required turn off so continued on until we could turn around. As luck would have it the next place to ‘chuck-a-uey’ was...

Likely Looking Londoners: WALK.EAT.TALK.EAT.

Doing my foodie research before heading to London I stumbled upon a foodie walking tour that was just finding its feet.  I got in touch with Charli and we organised WALK.EAT.TALK.EAT for a Sunday afternoon to meet up just along Brick Lane. Charli, our guide hoped...