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Brunch at Scarvelli and Dinner at The Olive Jar, Melbourne


I would like to share with you some pictures of the food we had for brunch at Scarvelli Cafe and an Italian dinner we had at Olive Jar during my recent trip to Melbourne.


Poached eggs with chilli baked beans, bacon and multigrain toasts


Fried eggs with dry cured bacon and BBQ garlic confit mushrooms and multigrain toasts


Scrambled eggs with dry cured bacon and BBQ garlic confit mushrooms and sourdough toasts


Wagyu beef Burger 

Dinner at an Italian restaurant ~  The Olive Jar Cafe




Hot Salami Pizza


Salmon Fettucine


Mixed vegetables


And for dessert we had Tiramisu


Followed by Chocolate ice cream to share


And live entertainment from the Boss who belted out some Italian songs
much to the joy of the diners! 
I do like the picture of the sexy gal on the wall above him -
famed Italian actress, Sophia Loren

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