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mornington Peninsula, melb... Who's in the know??

purple goddess Mar 26, 2007 06:07 PM

Little tips??

Lesser know wineries that do funky boutique smallgoods?

Best fish and chippery??

Tell me all!

We ate at the Dromana pub the other night (Stella's Bistro), hoping to find a nice sea-side homey pub that showcased lots of local produce. We were beyond disappointed.. it was VILE.

Any other suggestions for foodies new to the area??

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    bjrocky Mar 27, 2007 04:54 AM

    First place to start is buy the 2007 Age Good Food Guide, where you will find many recommendations for the whole of the peninsula, including the Red Hill wine area.

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    1. re: bjrocky
      purple goddess Mar 27, 2007 09:33 PM

      got one, thanks, bjrocky.. and we're planning to use it.

      Already found the world's best Vanilla slices at the Conti in Sorrento, courtesy of AGFG.

      Hoping for a little insider goss, if anyone has it.

      Found an amazing olive oil producer last week that doesn't appear in the AGFG.. one of those places you discover thru a friend of a friend and all that.

      1. re: purple goddess
        purple goddess Apr 10, 2007 02:47 PM

        www.darlingpark winery.com

        If any Chowies are down the MP way, you HAVE to check it out.

        Their tasting platter is DA BOMB!!! They do a local cheese that I can only describe as a thickened, salted European yoghurt.. unbelievable... sort of 1/2 way between ricotta and fetta. (check out the pics in their photo gallery!).. and their Reserve Chardonnay was prolly one of the best cold climate chardies I have had in a long long time.

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