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Living on the Eastern side of town means venturing to the West is quite a rare occasion. Every time I suggest it, Yuye gives me a look of disapproval followed by a grunt and then the comment ‘but there’s so many restaurants that are closer’. My dilemma is of course all the brunch spots that […]…
I was very excited when Yuye and I finally bought our house but little did I consider just how much work (and money) was involved in furnishing the new place. It was especially so when there were clashing views on what we should get. So one day I decided to go out and shop on […]…
Top Paddock opened its doors just over 1.5 years ago and has already become one of Melbourne’s most popular cafes. This was fueled by Melbourne’s love for good food and coffee, but of course its popularity was also founded on an excellence in both and more. Set in a large, modern building amidst designer furniture […]…
Tell me honestly, who here doesn’t like a good juicy meatball? Meat is a big part of my daily diet and although I also love my veggies, someone will have to pay me a LOT of money to become a vegetarian. The concept of a meatballs based restaurant isn’t the first in Melbourne, but instead […]…
Where would you go if you had crab cravings? Or burger cravings? Or coffee cravings? How about all of the above? The answer to these questions is Hammer & Tong. Hammer & Tong is a hipstery cafe serving up delectable breakfast/brunch dishes as well as those more substantial for dinner. Their coffees are fantastic, service […]…
I have so much backlog it’s getting quite ridiculous. I have posts dating back a whole year that I still haven’t blogged about and I’m determined to get through them. One of these is actually a cafe that I really liked and have wanted to blog about for the longest time, I’m just not sure […]…
The days are getting shorter and darkness is upon us a lot earlier now. By 5pm the Sun starts to hide and I can just tell that the customers are rushing home before darkness arrives. The cold morning air and gusts of wind that come through the door is proof that Winter is well and […]…