$ · Chinese · Dinner · Melbourne

Noodle Night

DAINTY SICHUAN NOODLE EXPRESS: A quick, cheap dinner for a Sichuan chilli fix in Emporium with the whole package: the bustling, Asian vibes, quick food arrival but  neglectful customer service. It’s a very fast-paced eating environment without table service as you line up and place your order immediately before being seated. The food came extremely rapidly…… Continue reading Noodle Night

$ · Dessert · Japanese · Melbourne

Picture Perfect Pufflets

PUFFLETS: A relatively new store on Therry Street near Queen Victoria Markets, Pufflets is an Asian dessert store specialising in Hong Kong Street Waffles and egg-based waffley Asian desserts with piles of toppings mixed together. We walked here late on a Saturday night and it was really busy! The interior is small and full of…… Continue reading Picture Perfect Pufflets

$ · Dessert · French · Italian · Melbourne

Zesty Zumbo

ZUMBO PATISSERIE, SOUTH YARRA: A spur of the moment decision and hankering for chocolatey dessert goodness led us to this South Yarra patisserie, featuring desserts from the renowned Croquembouche mastermind, Adriano Zumbo. There is quite a select range of cakes and only 2/3 tables and chairs in the glass cabinet, takeaway cake section. Being a Monday…… Continue reading Zesty Zumbo

$ · Chinese · Dinner · Melbourne

Shanghai Sensations

NEW SHANGHAI: A very popular little joint in the upper floors of the Emporium foodcourt, New Shanghai offers an authentic, Shanghainese experience that satisfies my inherent craving for home-cooked, Shanghai food that reminds me of mum’s home cooking! The setting is vibrant and busy, with fast service and speedy waiters. Being in Emporium, the prices…… Continue reading Shanghai Sensations

$$ · American · Dinner · Melbourne

The American Dream

GRAND TRAILER PARK TAVERNA: The funniest background story to how we ended up here on a Thursday afternoon after uni! Our lecturer mentioned a bacteria-caused disease epidemic called the “Hamburger Disease” and before we knew it, a burger craving started rising from our stomachs that simply had to be satisfied… A throw’s away from Parliament…… Continue reading The American Dream