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Month: September, 2013

Joomak (Swanston Street | Melbourne CBD) [Video]

Nurikko Visits

Address: Basement, 407-409 Swanston St, Melbourne 3000 
How to get there: 
short walk from Melbourne Central station 
(03) 9663 7123
Trading Hours:
Monday ~ Tuesday 1700 –  0100 (next day)
Wednesday ~ Thursday 1700 – 0300 (next day)
Friday ~ Saturday | 1700 – 0500 (next day)
Sunday | Closed
Dining conditions: Thursday 14 Feb 2013 – Dinner (Valentines Day)
Average Per Head: $$20.00
Hits & Misses: Hit + Recommended

Use 3 words to describe Joo-Mak: Mysterious, Atmosphericand FuNkY

It was Mysterious:

Restaurant/Bar in the basement (under the sign of Druid House) – how is that not mysterious?

We followed the stairs downstairs and found a big wooden door with the following signs:

It was Atmospheric:

We walked through the narrow corridor under Joomak’s dim lighting, the general dining area and bar was in the inner half of the restaurant. There were many wooden ‘booth’s on the side of the…

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Basement 407-409 Swanston St
Melbourne CBD

Dinner the other night @ Joomak, a cosy korean place right near melbourne central. It’s a tricky place to find, there are no signs on the street but poke your head into one of the anonymous looking buildings with a lobby and you should see their bold cheerful sign peeking out from under some stairs.

The basement location is pretty cool, with individual booths customized to seat 2 or 4s (or more). And by booths I don’t mean the ones you find at TGI Fridays, this stuff is the real deal with wooden fencing and even a thatched roof. Cute.

We never really know what to order at korean restaurants besides our usual combo of seafood pancake + glass noodle +/- bi bam bap +/- korean fried chicken. Sorry to say, this meal wasn’t too different and we were too conservative to give…

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Joo Mak Korean Restaurant – Melbourne, Victoria

Ice-cream Party – Movenpick QV

Never Too Sweet

Hello my Dearest Readers 🙂 hope you’ve had a nice weekend and if you’re in Melbourne enjoyed the wonderful weather we had yesterday! It was sunny, warm but not too hot with a cool breeze! It’s probably the best day we’ve had for a while! Last week was down right miserable wet and gloomy. Hopefully, the wonderful weather will continue, I mean it is Spring after all!

Spring will lead into Summer which means ICE CREAM season 😀 It’s more of an excuse for me to consume more than I already do hehe Last week, I was invited to the Movenpick launch party for their newest boutique store in QV Building in the CBD. They are situated on the top level in the open area where all the other eateries are.

I invited Ashley and Kirk to come to the launch party with me, Mr Bao unfortunately had to work…

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