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

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

Taksim Square

Taksim Square in Moonee Ponds was my first venture into Turkish food - having tried a handful of Middle Eastern restaurants before, but none so specific to Turkey. It was definitely a worthwhile experience, from the moment we stepped into the spacious restaurant, with all its beautiful furnishings and the open plan kitchen, we knew … Continue reading Taksim Square

Dish and Spoon

DISH AND SPOON, CAMBERWELL: This is a chic and popular brunch spot in the Eastern suburb of Camberwell - boasting not only a beautifully designed interior, but also a lovely outdoor section in the back covered with a patio. Dish and Spoon also features a seasonally changing menu with Middle Eastern twists on certain classics - … Continue reading Dish and Spoon

Wood’n’Chimney Pizza

WOOD'N'CHIMNEY MELBOURNE CENTRAL: Tried this as part of a Groupon deal that was $25 for 2 pizzas/pastas (not seafood or duck) and an entree. In general, the pizza was quite bland but had a nice crispy base - also a little bit annoyed that we could only order the Honey Glazed Spicy Chicken wings. For … Continue reading Wood’n’Chimney Pizza

Mediterranean Medley

BAHARI, THE HELLENIC PALATE - Established by two Greek brothers and hailed as one of the best Greek restaurants in Melbourne with a 4.7/5 on Zomato, this was a must try! Basically right outside of the East Richmond train station, the Hellenic Palate has a great, noisy vibe with lots of bustling activity in a … Continue reading Mediterranean Medley

Friday Flavour Bomb

RICE PAPER SCISSORS... BOOM ROCK EXPLOSION IN THE MOUTH OF FLAVOURS! Came here early at 5:30 to reserve a spot for the always-busy Friday nights as a post mid-semester test celebration, and we were seated by 7pm. We ordered 10 dishes for the $59 for 5 dishes special, (basically 90% of the menu haha) which was … Continue reading Friday Flavour Bomb

February Favourites 2017

Wow... one month later and I've made 24 posts! (Yes... it's not February anymore but whatever) So to save all you lazy people from scrolling through, here are my top picks for flavours of this summer in Melbourne. Feel free to eat brunch for breakfast or lunch they both work! (As for dinner, it also … Continue reading February Favourites 2017

Going Gaga for Grain Store

GRAIN STORE, MELBOURNE CBD: After reading up some incredible reviews, we were keen to try grain store! We went there just a little bit past 9 on a Saturday morning to avoid prime time brunching hour (no one likes lining up) and we managed to get ourselves a table just before a line started building … Continue reading Going Gaga for Grain Store