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Independant Foodie reviews from Melbourne

A Melbourne Foodie in Sydney – Part 2 – The Powerhouse Museum May 29, 2010

Filed under: Places to Visit,Travel — foodiefile @ 6:38 pm
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I would not normally post a review of a visit to a museum, but as a testament to my obsession with food, I look everywhere for something that may catch my eye and make me chuckle.

The powerhouse museum has a fantastic range of Decorative Art objects, including a strong collection of Marc Newson and Alessi design. Their 1980’s exhibition bought back memories of my childhood including Cabbage Patch Dolls, Sylvania Families and even outfits of Boy George.

A few of my favourite items included marvellous pottery, as below.

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Splayds! I loved splayds when I was a kid – we had 2 different sizes, but I had never seen a serving sized splayd!

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And when I saw these amazing tea cosies, I thought of one of my favourite food bloggers (and knitter extraordinaire, Mardi Nowak)… I really would love one of these, and must hunt out a knitting pattern!!!

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