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Do The Footscray Food Tour!

I may have fallen in love with Footscray! Top afternoon on the Footscray Food Tour with Jill... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
BenOSalamanca
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Melbourne, Australia
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Opens up a whole new cuisine

Spent a day learning how to cook up some sensational Persian and Middle Eastern dishes at a Spice... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
macdonaldlisam
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

I may have fallen in love with Footscray! Top afternoon on the Footscray Food Tour with Jill, discovering new restaurants and bars and eating waaaaay too much food. A must for any local or anyone Westside curious!

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Spent a day learning how to cook up some sensational Persian and Middle Eastern dishes at a Spice Bazaar class and went home feeling both full and enthusiastic about my newly acquired recipes. Teacher was knowledgeable, friendly and patient. Instructions were clear and would suit...More

Thank macdonaldlisam
Reviewed 3 April 2018

As visitors from Perth we wanted to experience something different in Melbourne. Through the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival we purchased tickets for the 'Western Shared Table' run by Pat & Jill from the Spice Bazaar. It was a fun & engaging exploration of delicious...More

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SpiceBazaar01, Owner at Spice Bazaar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your experience. We really appreciate it. So glad you enjoyed the evening! We certainly enjoy showcasing the best food experiences and cuisines of our local area. Hope to see you again next...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018

I had a fabulous food tour with Spice Bazaar on Saturday night. Went to 4 different restaurants - including Vietnamese, African and Indian - all in Fitzroy sampling different flavours and dishes with accompanying wines matched for each course. There was more food than you...More

Thank David M
SpiceBazaar01, Owner at Spice Bazaar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

David, thanks so much for taking the time to write your comments. So glad you enjoyed the evening. This was a special event (Shared Table Progressive Dinner) organised by us as part of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival under the Eat Drink Westside umbrella....More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

I have just come home from spending the most wonderful day at Spice Bazaar (how better could we spend the last Sunday of the holidays before going back to work!) It was a fabulously organised day where we cooked Moroccan food...and then ate it, along...More

Thank matilda582016
SpiceBazaar01, Owner at Spice Bazaar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

It was our pleasure to host you! Thank you for your kind comments. So glad you enjoyed the session. Our aim is for you to feel confident to recreate the dishes in your own home for your friends and family. Hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017

Footscray food tour; besides gorging on a fabulous walking food feast (food excellent), this tour offered insight into the history and development of this suburban culture and the families that contributed to it. Also, a great tour to learn of a wide variety food traditions...More

Thank Lauren J
SpiceBazaar01, Owner at Spice Bazaar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2017

Lauren, thanks so much for taking the time to write your comments. So glad you enjoyed both of your experiences with us! It was our pleasure to host you, and we hope to see you again sometime soon.

Reviewed 3 September 2017

Thankyou Jill for a great walking tour of Footscray. We loved experiencing all the different flavours and foods and your enthusiasm and knowledge. This was such a great experience and I thoroughly recommend it.

Thank Lynda T
SpiceBazaar01, Owner at Spice Bazaar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thanks Lynda. Footscray is a great place to explore cuisines and food.

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

The whole experience was fantastic. Patrick made the class fun. The empanadas were so delicious. The new technique of chopping garlic and onion will come in handy. I have been cooking for a long time and you can teach old girls new tricks

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SpiceBazaar01, Owner at Spice Bazaar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thanks Michelle, so glad you enjoyed the Mexican cooking class. Our focus is always on fun, hands on, and great flavours. We agree, in cooking, there is always something more to learn. Hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I was gifted this by my husband for Christmas. We both attended. It was a delightful experience, very hands on & a lot of fun. The end result was delicious & served with wine or beer. Our host, Patrick was cheerful & engaged, and had...More

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SpiceBazaar01, Owner at Spice Bazaar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

So glad you enjoyed the Persian cooking class. Our focus is always on 'fun, hands on, techniques made simple, but most importantly learning how to inject fantastic flavours into dishes. We'd love to host you again sometime soon. Thanks so much for taking the time...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic 4 hours walking the streets of Footscray Melb tasting food delights from many ethnic cultures. Jill's knowledge of the area/history/people/food and her charm had all 10 of us captivated. Tasty food from Italy, Vietnam, Ethiopia and some seafood from Australia - plus a birthday...More

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SpiceBazaar01, Owner at Spice Bazaar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thanks so much for your comments. It was my pleasure to share the foodie delights of Footscray with you.

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