Eating my way around Melbourne – Part 3

Thursday

On Thursday I had a hankering for Mexican. We had planned to go to a place I’ve never been called Senorita, but for some reason it is only open for lunch on Fridays. So we returned to old faithful Mamasita, which is an exceedingly frustrating place to go for dinner (they are one of the many ‘no bookings’ restaurants in Melbourne, if you see a line of hungry looking people at the top of Collins street blame Mamasita) but a very easy choice for lunch.

IMG_6120

We started with tortilla chips with salsa a guacamole.

mamasita

mamasita 1

Then I had two soft shell tacos, one with marinated prawns, red chilli and chipotle almond salsa and one with Al Pastor style pork, pineapple, white onion and coriander.

We shared a braised lamb, queso criollo, mint and jalapeno herb sauce quesadilla (AMAZING).

That night Tarn, Sian, Claire and I ate at home before heading out in Carlton and then in the city. I note that smoke machines seem to have made a comeback. I’m sure I haven’t seen one since Metro Underage circa 2004. Turns out The Toff is trashbag central on Thursday night, so we fitted in perfectly. I was home by a respectable 2am and awoke the next morning ready for more eating…

This entry was posted in Food and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Eating my way around Melbourne – Part 3

  1. I ate at Mamasita last weekend too! We went for a very early dinner so were just ahead of the queue – although not by much! Such delicious food though!

  2. Pingback: The first tacos I ate in Mexico | My Bloggable Day

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s