Cheesecake Collective

If it's one thing that I simply CANNOT resist it's cheesecake. I've rambled on for my love of cheesecakes endlessly in previous blog posts so when #lockdown started and home baked cheesecakes, basque cheesecakes, brownie cheesecakes etc. started popping up I couldn't be happier with all of these gracing my Instagram feed. Cheesecake Collective is … Continue reading Cheesecake Collective

Otto Melbourne

Otto Melbourne is a lively and spacious brunch café, bustling with customers on a Sunday afternoon in the trendy hub of Richmond. The menu was filled with a beautiful variety of interesting combinations of self-titled "fine food" that sets itself apart from traditional Melbourne brunch institutions. Unfortunately, I think I went in with expectations too … Continue reading Otto Melbourne

The Counter

If a cosy, neighbourhood cafe had a definition, it would be The Counter in Hawthorn. Directly across the road from Auburn Station, The Counter is a lovely quick stop for a light bit of breakfast and coffee, or a delicious brekkie catch up in their outdoor courtyard in the back with plenty of greenery dotted … Continue reading The Counter

The Drop In Cafe

It's always a pleasure to be welcomed into a homely café where the owner speaks so passionately and proudly of the food they present to their happy customers. The epitome of this was our visit to The Drop In Café, Boronia. Despite the 1.5 hour trek from the Melbourne city area, the cosy vibes, antique … Continue reading The Drop In Cafe

Willsmere Station Cafe

Willsmere Station is a trendy, brunch café in a quiet area of Kew, that has turned into night time bar, featuring heavy inspirations drawn from the Middle East and Turkey. With moody music, neon lighting and a cosy interior, Willsmere Station is definitely a unique option that one hasn't seen many of in Melbourne, and … Continue reading Willsmere Station Cafe

Le Petit Jolie

Le Petit Jolie is an exquisite Melbourne, home-based baking studio in Balwyn, headed by the lovely, Jolie. She specialises in handcrafted macarons of various flavour combinations, completing the look with macaron towers, decorated with fresh florals, gift tagging and cake toppers to list a few of the options available. Not only is the ordering process … Continue reading Le Petit Jolie

Kobe Teppanyaki

Teppanyaki is always a delight to try - from the enthusiasm and chattiness of the chef, to the technically "unauthentic" games that they play to catch the rice, and not to mention, the general thrill of "raw to plate" sizzling right in front of your eyes. Kobe Teppanyaki in Doncaster captures all of this in … Continue reading Kobe Teppanyaki

Olinda Tea House

Our day trip to Olinda Tea House was an ideal, relaxing escape into the sprawling Dandenong Ranges away from the business of city life. The autumn foliage of the Olinda gardens, the impeccable customer service, along with the beautifully executed Chinese dishes - Olinda Tea House provided us with a truly memorable dining experience in … Continue reading Olinda Tea House

Kitty Burns

Kitty Burns in Abbotsford is a cafe that features one of the nicest interiors that I have ever seen from all Melbourne breakfast spots! With light timber walls, high white ceilings, chic ceiling lights dangling from dainty wires, and the cutest cabin-like booths on the side! The natural lighting that streams through each morning just … Continue reading Kitty Burns

Saint James Malvern

Saint James Malvern is on a quiet section of Malvern Road, and a small interior that is always quite popular with locals, from those stopping by a coffee before work, or those popping in after an early morning jog! They recently launched a new menu, with new features like the old charcoal activated hotcakes have … Continue reading Saint James Malvern