September 5, 2008

Daintree Ice Cream Co., AU

by Erin Gleeson

When we were near the Great Barrier Reef a few weeks ago, Jack and I rented a car for the day and drove from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation- a beautiful daytrip through the Daintree Rainforest that reminds me of the Road to Hana in Maui. Before arriving, a man on the plane had told […]

September 1, 2008

Interlude (Melbourne)

by Erin Gleeson

Halfway through our lunch at Interlude, Jack turned to me and said, “I think this may be the best meal I’ve ever had”. I had to agree. We both said that our meal at The Core Club in NYC last year was right up there, but this was AMAZING. There’s no doubt about it…Interlude is […]

August 30, 2008

Vegemite Rainforest Picnic, AU

by Erin Gleeson

A couple weeks ago in Australia, Jack and I had a picnic in the Daintree Rainforest near the Great Barrier Reef, a stunning spot where the rainforest meets the sea. Along with our sandwiches we tried some Australian specialties: Tim Tam cookies and vegemite spread. I liked the former, and here’s what I had to […]

August 28, 2008

Becco (Melbourne)

by Erin Gleeson

I was recently in Australia and had the pleasure of shooting at Becco, a classy Italian restaurant in downtown Melbourne. They say their menu is designed to recreate the old style of 1950’s Italian fine dining. The interior is chic, simple and comfortable and it’s always fun to be able to see into an exposed […]

August 10, 2008

Queen Victoria Market (Melbourne)

by Erin Gleeson

The Queen Vic Market is one of Melbourne’s main attractions and is the largest open air market in the Southern hemisphere. It was started in the 1850s when the British ruled this part of Australia and it’s the only surviving 19th century Market in downtown Melbourne. Also, I learned on Wikipedia that the roof of […]

Jam Doughnuts from Down Under

by Erin Gleeson

Greetings from Down Under! I am in Australia, spending a few weeks in Melbourne and having a great time. There are all kinds of funny little wordy differences here: ‘capsicum’ means ‘ bell / chili pepper’how are you going? = how are you doing?long black = regular coffeeopportunity shop = thrift shoprocket = arugulabarrack = […]