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 Tea Rose

THE TEA ROSE, FAIRFIELD: A newly opened, petite bakery in the sunny streets of Fairfield, The Tea Rose features one of the most gorgeous, fun aesthetics I've seen in a while. The baked goods here feel like they have come straight from a loving, home oven (which they are) and it is sure to become a … Continue reading The Tea Rose

Uncle Tetsu

UNCLE TETSU, MELBOURNE CBD: So this is not a review about the jiggly Japanese cheesecake because I haven't tried it yet (it seems a bit overpriced for the size and I haven't heard amazing reviews). However, I decided to buy into this Japanese phenomenon, but try the madeleines instead. Deciding that it was an afternoon worth … Continue reading Uncle Tetsu

QT Kitchen

QT KITCHEN, GLEN IRIS: I've never ventured this far down High Street before but was willing to do for some quality Vietnamese food. QT Kitchen was definitely a place full of surprises for us. Not only was the interior stunningly designed, with a modern refurbished bar area and a South-East Asian straw hut hub, the variety … Continue reading QT Kitchen


BARRY, NORTHCOTE: So who is Barry? That is the real mystery - so keep reading to find out! Barry (the cafe) is a bustling cafe in the Northern hub of Northcote, along a super trendy High Street. Having never been out to this area of Melbourne before, we were excited by the hipster vibes and busy … Continue reading Barry

Prospect Espresso

PROSPECT ESPRESSO, CAMBERWELL: We were extremely excited to be invited to celebrate the new menu launch at Prospect, such a classic cafe in the Melbourne brunch scene. My first time at Prospect, the interior was smaller than I had imagined, but still garnered many customers throughout the time we were there on a Thursday lunch time. … Continue reading Prospect Espresso

Charisma Workshop

CHARISMA WORKSHOP, MELBOURNE CBD: Charismatic Workshop is a relatively new brunch place hidden away in a small alley way off the highrise-filled A'Beckett Street, surrounded by quite a lot of new construction. Being such a new and undiscovered location, we were very impressed with the fantastic vibes, quality of desserts, display cases and time in preparing … Continue reading Charisma Workshop

Le Mille Creperie

LE MILLE CREPERIE, CHADSTONE: Crepe cakes, that is, multiple layers of wafer thin crepes layered atop each other, with cream and other fruity dessert flavours embedded within, will become the next biggest thing for sure. Just like how fro-yo, bubble waffles etc. had their phases, crepe cake stores are popping around everywhere now, and Le Mille … Continue reading Le Mille Creperie

Sponsor me Brunetti

BRUNETTI, MELBOURNE CBD: So it hasn't been long since I've come back from Europe and honestly the Melbourne food scene captures quintessential Europe pretty well - especially the beautiful cakes and pastries from Brunetti. The highly successful Italian bakery chain has now opened a brand new store on Flinders Lane, to rival the successes of its … Continue reading Sponsor me Brunetti

Sweetie and Moustache

SWEETIE AND MOUSTACHE, MELBOURNE CBD: The perfect late night dessert and cocktail lounge, in a prime location overlooking Russell Street, Sweetie and Moustache gives late-night wanders a plethora of dessert, bar and cocktail options able to satisfy anyone's cravings! I'm already a huge fan of the relaxed, spacious vibes, with cushioned seats next to floor to … Continue reading Sweetie and Moustache