The Fat Felafel


It’s no secret Heston Blumenthal flew into Melbourne a couple of weeks ago and snuck into Abla’s just to get a taste of one of our world-famous dishes, The Fat Felafel!

Okay, okay, that’s not quite how Blumenthal came to dine at Abla’s. Truth be told, it so happens that one of our loveliest and most loyal patrons is an acquaintance of Blumenthal’s, and, as everyone knows by now, he was in town to oversee the set-up of The Fat Duck, which is due to open in early 2015. He took it as an opportunity to sample some of the culinary delights that Australia’s food capital has on offer, and so naturally our dear patron decided on taking Heston to his “favourite Lebanese restaurant”.

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