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The Aero Club

In simple terms, let me give you what I expect from a restaurant….Whether it be silver service or KFC…..I’d like to be able to say it’s a good idea to break it up into things such as quality of food, cleanliness, service or speed but the more I think about it, the more I think that is an impossible task. It all comes down to one thing and a variation of one thing.

DID I ENJOY MYSELF?

I was going to explain why I rate things this way but it should be fairly self explanatory. So let me do my first review of a restaurant.

The Aero Club Bar & Restaurant.

Situated at Bundora Parade, Moorabbin Airport. Upon walking in, there is memorabilia on the walls of old pilot licences and nostalgic photos. Then you walk through to the bar and restaurant area which, for lack of better description, looks like a 1970’s RSL. I’m fairly certain the decor hasn’t been updated since then either. That’s pretty much where the negatives end. The food is great, the service is impeccable and the view is fantastic. Being able to sit and watch planes take off and land while enjoying good company and good food. What more can one ask for? I had oysters kilpatrick for entree followed by porterhouse steak for main and it’s what I’ll be having again soon.

It’s not pretty food, so if your expectations are food that you want to take a photo of, don’t go here. If its value for money and a well cooked steak then this is your place! The steaks and oysters are flown in so it’s all fresh. If your an Aero Club, it’d be silly not to. I’d be hard pressed to think of a place that I’ve had better oysters….actually that goes for the steak too.

I’d give it an enjoyment rating of 8 /10

 

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Expresso Martini

I was about to start this blog with a negative, then I thought “no, screw it” let’s look at something positive in life. The papers, television, radio, even general conversation is full of that much negativity it drives a man to drink!! My positive thought….Espresso Martini!

So simple yet so good!

What’s needed?
Shot of Kahlua (Or other coffee liquor if you are a tight arse)
Shot of Vodka?, Espresso Coffee (I used a Nespresso Machine and used a standard pod)
Coffee Beans
Martini Glass
Shot measurer
Strainer
Ice

Fill Martini Glass with crushed ice then set aside?3/4 fill cocktail shaker with ice?Put a shot of espresso coffee into shaker (I used Decaffeinated Nespresso Pods, if you use anything else you’ll be awake all night!!!)? throw in a shot of Kahlua?then a shot of Vodka (I put in the vodka second because it make the shot measurer look clean)
Whack the top on the cocktail shaker and then shake the shit out of that sucker!! For about a minute I would think?
Throw the ice out of the Martini glass then put a strainer over the glass, then slowly pour the mixture into the glass through the strainer.?There should be a nice fluffy head on the drink.?Drop 3 coffee beans on the top?.

Serve…

Drink….

Repeat process….

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It’s a hard life, but if anyone has to do it….May aswell be me!!