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

Shop 225 Pizzeria

If it's one thing we both love, it's Italian food. Shop 225 Pizzeria is a humble, suburban Italian restaurant in Pascoe Vale South that features an indoor, handmade wood-fired pizza oven, the bragging rights of being the first pizzeria in Melbourne with gluten free accreditation, and some of the best Italian desserts that I have … Continue reading Shop 225 Pizzeria

O’Hey Cafe

O’Hey is a vibrant cafe tucked away in Coburg that is aesthetic in both its decor and its food! We opted for the Full Brekkie, the Tacos and their famous Hot Cake, which made for a great and uplifting start to what was a rainy Melbourne day. The good fat: The Full Brekkie is an … Continue reading O’Hey Cafe

UniLab Specialty Roasters and Kitchen

UniLab Specialty Roasters and Kitchen is conveniently located inside the Uni Hill Outlets in the far northern suburb of Bundoora. Having never ventured this far north of Melbourne before, it was fun to enjoy the spaciousness and bustling vibe of this shopping centre-located cafe. Large wooden booths, and plenty of surrounding shops to browse as … Continue reading UniLab Specialty Roasters and Kitchen

Bluestone American BBQ

MEATLOVERS - this one's for you! Bluestone American BBQ Coburg is one of those places you HAVE to just go once in a while, forgetting about all the calories and healthy dieting goals, but just let you and your stomach relax, and truly INDULGE. The epitome of all the greatest American eats, Bluestone American BBQ … Continue reading Bluestone American BBQ

Russo Estate

Our drive to Russo Estate Winery in Diggers Rest could not have taken place on a better day in October, as Melbourne finally starting stirring from the gloomy depths of Winter, and temperatures soared gracefully to the high 20s, so that our 30 minute road trip to the Northwest rim of Melbourne was blessed with … Continue reading Russo Estate


Roti w. Peanut Satay Sauce - $5.9O'Kane is a secret, hidden Vietnamese gem amongst the up-and-rising foodie hub in the trendy suburb of Brunswick. It's the perfect spot for a homely, authentic Southeast - Asian meal with the whole family after a cold Winter's day in Melbourne, or to wind down with a comforting bowl … Continue reading O’Kane

Casa Tajine

MOROCCO. One of the top countries in my travel bucket list and an ideally located culinary location that sees influence from both Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and African cuisine. Casa Tajine, the newly opened Moroccan and Spanish restaurant is a Carlton gem that not only captures the authenticity of this unique cuisine, but also has the … Continue reading Casa Tajine

Station Grind Cafe

Station Grind Café is a spacious and modernly chic café - rightly named so, being such a short walk away from Fairfield Station. Being newly opened and already teeming with locals even on weekday mornings, it's guaranteed to soon become that bustling, "go-to" Fairfield cafe! With hipster murals, and an interior wall layout that inspires … Continue reading Station Grind Cafe

Little Byrd

Little Byrd is a quaint but bustling café in Ascot Vale that pulls inspiration from the Middle East and Mediterranean - a trend that seems to be picking up in the Melbourne cafe scene. The little brother of the famous Shanklin Cafe, Little Byrd offers a wide range of dishes sure to satisfy your brunching needs, … Continue reading Little Byrd