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

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

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

Mary Miller Cafe

MARY MILLER CAFE, FITZROY NORTH: A short tram ride out from the city, Mary Miller is quite a new entrance to the Fitzroy brunch scene, which is already packed with local favourites - and it may well soon join that list. Occupying a corner spot, it features a spacious indoor area with a section out the … Continue reading Mary Miller Cafe

Muharam Cafe

MUHARAM CAFE, HAWTHORN: A small cafe featuring a white + timber aesthetic (my favourite) with hanging plants to give a real fresh and nature vibe. They've been quite famous for the donut freakshakes for a few years now but it seems that the trend has really died down - I was looking forward to trying their … Continue reading Muharam Cafe

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

Soprano’s Bar and Pizzeria

SOPRANO'S BAR AND PIZZERIA, SOUTHBANK: A nice stroll just from the banks of the Yarra and the glistening lights of Crown Casino, Soprano's is an affordable, family friendly and casual restaurant perfect for a night out or a family get together. With wide options for all different cravings, ranging from pastas, fish, steaks to a whole … Continue reading Soprano’s Bar and Pizzeria

Punjabi Curry Cafe

PUNJABI CURRY CAFE, COLLINGWOOD: It was my first time trying out Indian food in Melbourne (having previously only had it in the U.K.) and it was definitely a unique experience - taking my tastebuds on a tour of strong spices and aromas that cannot quite be recreated in another cuisine. We were offered the chance to … Continue reading Punjabi Curry Cafe

Syndicate Room

SYNDICATE ROOM, SANDRINGHAM: Such a trek out from the city to reach this newly opened brunch cafe in Sandringham down near the coastal regions of Melbourne. On the busy Bay Road, Syndicate Room is quite a small area, but its white walls, high ceilings and floor to ceiling windows facing the natural light give it a … Continue reading Syndicate Room

Lucy Lockett

LUCY LOCKETT, BRUNSWICK: A spacious, backyard-type cafe in the ultra-tredny suburb of Brunswick, Lucy Lockett is a very relaxed and hipster brunch establishment, featuring some of the largest dining tables I've seen for two people - making it a very comfortable and perfect Instagram-brunch-spread-photoshoot opportunity. The menu features a range of classic brunch menu choices, with … Continue reading Lucy Lockett