• Australia
  • Best Melbourne Brunch: A round-up

    Best brunch melbourne

    For Melbournians, brunch is the best meal of the day. Well, it certainly was for me and I enjoyed countless classic morning dishes during my six months in the city. Don’t worry, I’ll be back and they’ll be plenty more to come but I’m taking a brief “vacation” to work on a cattle ranch in […]

  • Australia
  • Scarvelli Cafe: Melbourne

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    Located on Whitehorse Road, Scarvelli Cafe is a cosy place that felt warm and welcoming when I first entered. Busy on a Friday lunch, there are a range of different people enjoying a catch up over food, including groups of parents and couples alike. I was here by invitation to try out their new menu and […]

  • Australia
  • Lafayette: Port Melbourne

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    When I heard that my barista friend Cheng Hsien was heading to a new café, Lafayette in Port Melbourne, I just had to check it out. Not only was it an excuse to visit somewhere new, but it meant I could enjoy one of Cheng Hsien’s incredible coffees. Back when I worked at Naughty Boy café in Carlton, […]

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  • Aunty Peg’s by Proud Mary, Melbourne

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    I first dropped in to Aunty Peg’s not long after it had opened in December on a trip with Feast Melbourne. Like most of the hipster hangouts in Melbourne, I nearly rode past the unit on Wellington Street but thanks to Google Maps and a beady eye, I nearly arrived on time. It was suprisingly quite for […]