stopping for doughnuts

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Extra extra…Issue #76 of The Music just got published. If this sends you down a sugary, slippery slope, I’m unapologetic.   xo Dina { @ Doughboys Melbourne } { @ Shortstop Coffee and Donuts }

keep calm and love gelato

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While temperatures rise (and sometimes drop) in Melbourne, one thing you can be sure of is that you will inevitably encounter a beautiful gelato or two this summer. As the latest freelance contributor to The Music’s Eat/Drink page, I tested out 3 places last week. All the gelato was exquisite, and my favorite was Messina, which never disappoints. I’m excited to … Continue reading

crazy for cupcakes

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So it wasn’t the BIG event we were all expecting like two years ago (actually I think the bigger event is a-comin’), but there were still plenty of cupcakes at the Cupcake Training Camp 2012 in Montreal  last weekend.   Mmm mmm good :) Happy Friday everyone! XO Dina  

say hello to my little friend!

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Yep, the G-Man himself! So crunchy delicious with a latte. As I’m trying to practice my food photography whenever I can (it’s a snail-like slow progress…), I would like to show you my simple set-up for taking these photos. It doesn’t get any simpler than this: natural light coming from a side window, and a … Continue reading

last sunday on mont-royal

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At l’Avenue and Petits Gâteaux.

l’heure du thé

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Yummy eateries and beautiful decor at Le Maître Chocolatier, in Montréal.