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Lunch for under $13

Back to Dear Liza for a $12.50 lunchbox: rockling bites, chips, grilled corn and “Rochelle’s Coleslaw”. Good value for St Kilda… The post Lunch for under $13 appeared first on HaxTrax.

TROPICAL ISLAND TRAVEL … THE LAST RESORT

#dunk_island #south_molle #daydream_island #whitsunday_islands #great_barrier_reef  Queensland’s famous island resorts, once like a string of pearls along a tropical coast, are now mostly dots of decay. http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2018-04-23/south-molle-island-remains-in-tatters-with-no-signs-reopening/9670338 They will only be profitable when rebuilt with low-cost materials easily maintained, dismantled and reassembled. Synthetics don’t last in the hot, wet tropics; furniture’s mouldy in 2 years. Painting is pointless. Buildings will be smashed by...

St Kilda Sea Baths: dip into your budget

Trying online to get prices for the fabulous St Kilda Sea Baths: Nope. The website insists on getting your contact details so a rep can call you back (upsell, your details on data base etc). It must be pricey! Is everything a marketing ploy these days…  The post St Kilda Sea Baths: dip into your budget appeared first on HaxTrax.

A TASTE OF TUNISIA IN THE HEART OF MALVERN

A wet and windy Sunday, made for Tunisian shakshouka (aka chakchouka): 2 eggs baked in North African spiced tomato sugo with chickpeas, smoked mozzarella (instead of usual feta), wilted greens, served with toasted sourdough. $16.50 Spoon and Servery, Malvern. With music duet EIMHIN & LAUREN… The post A TASTE OF TUNISIA IN THE HEART OF MALVERN appeared first on HaxTrax.

Woo hooo the return of Foster’s Lager

Foster’s Lager, crafted, eh? Can’t say I ever noticed fruity nuances either, 30 years ago. “Fruity” just wasn’t a word used by beer drinkers back then. But it sure got us pissed when we were teenagers… #aldi #beer #VB  The post Woo hooo the return of Foster’s Lager appeared first on HaxTrax.

Join us at the Port Phillip Mussel & Jazz Festival next weekend 

The Port Phillip Mussel & Jazz Festival celebrates its fifth birthday this year...

A TASTE FOR SOMETHING DIFFERENT

Hey this is ok. Saw it at Aldi so decided to give it a try: “Nexba” carbonated (bubbly, to the less educated) with natural raspberry and no sugar or “chemical sweeteners”, instead erythritol. Is that a type of sugar alcohol? I’m liking this even more… $5.99 for 4.  The post A TASTE FOR SOMETHING DIFFERENT appeared first on HaxTrax.

TASTY TOASTIE

Back to St Kilda’s Dear Liza for breakfast, a $12 Brekkie Toastie: soft, smashed eggs with melted tasty parmesan, spring onion, spinach, subtle chilli aioli and just enough chunks of chorizo for the tastebuds to wake up and pay attention. Warning: it’s addictive…    The post TASTY TOASTIE appeared first on HaxTrax.

SUNDAY BREKKIE FOR $16

The “Big Pommie Bastard Breakfast”: 2 eggs on sourdough, mushies, tomato, salty bacon, spicy chorizo that’ll wake u up, housemade baked beans/chickpeas, and a spud rosti that any cook would proudly call a #brown. Good value, at Veludo, Acland Street, St Kilda   The post SUNDAY BREKKIE FOR $16 appeared first on HaxTrax.

WHEN IT’S TOO EARLY FOR A BEER…

Oooh look here: low-sugar sarsaparilla. Perfect. Someone at Bundaberg Brewed Drinks likes me.  I have to watch my figure these days (cos no-one else looks at it). The post WHEN IT’S TOO EARLY FOR A BEER… appeared first on HaxTrax.

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