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A letter from our founder, Loretta McGill

Dear members and foodie friends,It has been a while since you have heard from me, that's because I hoped I'd be writing a different letter. After a lot of consideration, I have some news I wanted to share with you - I have decided to close down Let's Meet At.I launched Let's Meet At two years ago to help people make new friends by connecting...

Jamie Oliver's Turkey Salad & Warm Clementine Dressing

December 12 2017
If you're anything like me, you will have been drooling over Jamie Oliver's Christmas series on TV recently. I just love Jamie Oliver, who doesn't and his ability to get you in the mood to cook for Christmas... let's face it, cooking Christmas dinner for the family is a daunting task.One of the recipes I love plays homage to our last edition...

5 of Melbourne’s friendliest Neighbourhood Wine Bars

December 7 2017
As many will know, I gave up the city life in Melbourne earlier this year in search of sun, sand and sea on the Gold Coast. The foodie scene on the Gold Coast has exploded and we are absolutely spoilt for choice. There is something I am missing out on though - a great neighbourhood wine bar.On my recent trip back to Melbourne, I took on the...

5 Mobile Photography Tips For Foodies

August 28 2017
Taking photos of our food to share on Instagram has become a habit for many of us. If you're ready to step up your game and become an avid Instagram user, these mobile photography tips are for you! Your food will look as delicious on Instagram as it does (and tastes) in real life. 1. Good lighting is the key If you have a very good light...

5 Tips to Reduce your Foodie Waste

August 15 2017
The recent series War on Waste brought to light just how terrifying the amount of waste we produce as a nation is, but importantly what we can do to reduce the waste we contribute to the problem.If you didn't catch the War on Waste on ABC, it's not too late and still available on demand. Below are some of the hacks I use and ones that I have...

Getting Sustainable With Mutti Pomodoro

I have become particularly passionate about sustainable food lately, not that I wasn't before, but now I tend to act on it rather than just think and procrastinate. As a food writer and blogger, I have become extremely passionate about sustainability in the kitchen. Now I also go out of my way to get to know where my food comes from,...

Meet the Locals – Kelly from Bomba

April 10 2017
We love getting to know more about the people behind the restaurants we visit. With our Meet the Locals dinner @ Bomba coming up, we caught up with Kelly O'Loghlen – partner and front of house manager at the popular city tapas bar, for a quick-fire round of 'What's your favourite?'Kelly is no stranger to the world of Melbourne hospitality...

2-Cheese, Dates, and Walnuts Toasties

In my opinion, there are very few foods in life that give you as much pleasure as a grilled cheese sandwich. Being the food equivalent of a blank canvas, you can do as much or as little as you want to it. You can be extravagant and make it with lobster meat, or you can go the dorm room staple of sliced white bread, supermarket ham and...

Top 5 picks for Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

March 15 2017
It's already that time of the year again where we carefully scroll through hundreds of events to find (and decide on) the best events to attend at the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival. There are so many and it's so hard to choose just a few!Let me take some of the work out of it for you with my top picks! I've hunted through all the events and...

Embla

February 22 2017
Relax with fine wine and food that makes you go 'yummm' I am a big fan of wine bars, it's hard not to be when they embody the essence of good, simple food done well and interesting wines that take you out of your comfort zone. Embla does all of this and more.Everything about Embla from its rustic interior to the friendly service makes it easy...