Tag: eating out

Catherine in Vegetarian Land

I’ll be honest – I’m not actually 100% certain of the theological reasons for fasting in Lent.  I have a vague notion that it’s about commemorating Jesus’ 40 days in the wilderness, and that there is a penitential aspect, too. …

Review: High Tea at the Langham Hotel

It’s February, which means that medical researchers from around Australia flock to Lorne for a series of parties conferences, leaving the rest of us behind, eyeing the beach-friendly weather bitterly and noting that the lab is strangely quiet. We had…

Eating Out: Zaatar, Coburg

For many years, there was a truckies’ café called Zorba’s on the corner of Sydney Rd and Munro St, which served cheap souvlaki, chips, hamburgers, and other food of that ilk until 2am weeknights (4am on weekends).  In my more…

Eating out: Sabas Lebanese Restaurant

We met up with Andrew’s parents for lunch today.  They live in Glen Waverley, which is not terribly close to Coburg, and given Andrew’s current homework load, and my current tiredness load, I suggested meeting somewhere between the two suburbs…

Review: Breakfast at Veri Koko

I’m having rather a nice re-introduction to work this week after my holidays, at least as far as the non-work parts are concerned (alas, work itself has been pure trained-monkey stuff since Monday).  About half my scientists are off at…