Hakata Gensuke Yatai Ramen

Hakata Gensuke, the international ramen sensation founded by the incredible masterchef Mr Yoshimura has great news for Melbourne - with its brand new store opened up on Lygon Street! With the current Hakata Gensuke stores rarely ever seeing a break in the line up outside, this new Carlton store as "Yatai Ramen", couldn't come at … Continue reading Hakata Gensuke Yatai Ramen

Ramen for Winter

AJISEN RAMEN, MELBOURNE CENTRAL: Quite a cheap and spacious restaurant just off towards the quiter area of Melbourne Central, providing a clean, open environment and tasty way to get warm on a cold Winter's day. The good fat: The ramen soup was very flavoursome (albeit slightly artificial) and had the noodles themselves were hard and nicely … Continue reading Ramen for Winter

Eating in Bill Clinton’s Steps

PHO BO GA MEKONG VIETNAM: A super casual eatery on Swanston street bustling with cheap Asian street vibes - full of people, cramped chairs, cheap cutlery and busy waitresses with rapid service but decent quality of food. Perfect for a cold wintry night to enjoy a hot noodle soup in a warm, vibrant restaurant. It's … Continue reading Eating in Bill Clinton’s Steps

Set on Fire

LITTLE SICHUAN: At the suggestion of my Sichuanese friend, I was persuaded into testing my spice tolerance with her at Little Sichuan in QV. Coming from Chong Qing, my friend KNOWS authentic Sichuan food, and she strongly recommended this place for its homely vibes and authenticity - apparently with chilli powder that tastes exactly like … Continue reading Set on Fire