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GREG HACKETT

A Happy Beach is a bean bag, a cold beer and a cool breeze

“Happy Beach” it says, and happy beach it is. Early evening, at ease on a bean bag, a cool breeze caressing the waves and...

Prawn and Beef Vietnamese rice-flour cakes

Check out the size of the prawns on these Vietnamese rice/tapioca flour cakes, Bánh Căn . Half a dozen of them, plus half a...

Drip start to the day with Vietnam coffee and pho soup

Drip start your day. Vietnamese drip coffee (and tra da!) with breakfast bowls: bún riêu (pork, thin noodles) and bún bò huế (beef, thick...

5-star brunch at a bargain price

Let’s do Saturday brunch? Spanish flair with Huevos Rancheros (2 fried eggs, sauteed potatoes, bacon, sundried tomatoes, toasted bánh mi). Classic Eggs Benedict (poached egg,...

Breakfast crêpe? Bean there, done that

“A light breakfast this morning,” I told myself. This pancake is huge – but don’t panic! – it’s mostly shredded yam bean, which surely...

Lunch is all about the colorful, grilled vegies (with pork medallions and french fries)

Lunch is all about the vegies. Colorful, grilled vegetables with pan fried pork medallions in a real barbecue sauce, french fries and a complimentary...

When the doggy paddle isn’t enough

Puppy Rescue: tubby little dog’s curiosity lands him in deep water at a swimming pool fountain, in Nha Trang, Vietnam. The legs too short,...

The Sen Spa, a real-time escape from city chaos

Peaceful repose from the city cacophony. Discovering an ethereal idyll; an oasis of tranquillity to escape the city chaos while remaining ever so lightly in...

Lunch is Surf and Turf, Vietnam-style

Surf and Turf, Vietnam-style at a very popular little restaurant, Nhà Hàng Môc Môc, in Nha Trang. Spaghetti with marinara sauce and tuna (plenty...

Australia’s inflation is hard to

I had this same meal in this Vietnam restaurant almost one year ago – and for the same price (vnd100k / AU$6). How does...
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CARL NIELSEN DESIGN ACCELERATOR

  Applications are now open for the Carl Nielsen Design Accelerator, supported by a generous bequest from Carl and Judy Nielsen. The accelerator is open to...

Mick Pacholli

Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.