Aston Lucas Gourmet

"Locally made, always delicious!" This is the motto of Aston Lucas Gourmet, and it just so perfectly captures this family owned, ready-to-eat meal, business. Here's to a week of delicious Italian food during lockdown... so read on to find out more! Despite being only 3 months old, Aston Lucas Gourmet is a story 65 years … Continue reading Aston Lucas Gourmet

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

Soulara

If quarantine and lockdown isn't a perfect chance to try healthy, ready meals delivered to your home, then I'm not sure when is. And Soulara was the perfect chance. It's Saturday night, I get the text for my Live Soulara live tracking updates and come Sunday morning, I'm in my pyjamas, picking up a healthy … Continue reading Soulara

Chai and Chocolate Babka

Did you even truly experience isolation if you didn't bake? I decided to put a twist on the classic Chocolate Babka recipe, by incorporating the deliciously aromatic, Prana Chai into a chai-inspired babka. Ingredients 2 tablespoons Prana Chai original blend 70g full cream milk 1 tsp active dry yeast 250 g all-purpose flour, plus extra … Continue reading Chai and Chocolate Babka

Tsuru Japanese Restaurant

Tsuru, the Japanese word for "crane", is a hidden and elegant Japanese restaurant tucked away on Little Collins Street, decorated with beautiful artistic Japanese panels, spacious seating dotted with plush cushions, and a peaceful ambience that transports you to the tranquility of Japan. We tried the $79 Feed Me tasting menu that features a selection … Continue reading Tsuru Japanese Restaurant

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

Thai Town

Thai Town is a funky restaurant in QV that combines the lively and vibrant vibes of Thai street food market with authentic homely food perfect for sharing amongst big groups. Neon lights, graffiti-esque wall art, upbeat music, and beer towers, Thai Town creates a unique Southeast Asian restaurant vibe that begs one to come back … Continue reading Thai Town

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

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

Urban Provedore

Urban Provedore is a spacious, suburban cafe along the busy Toorak Road, located easily next to South Yarra Station and Chapel Street, making it a fun weekend spot. With a clean, timber panelled interior, and food that hit all the right spots for me on a day of Sunday brunching, I was happy with Urban … Continue reading Urban Provedore