Melbourne

Higher Ground

From the team that brought us Top Paddock and The Kettle Black, Higher Ground caters to the CBD of Melbourne. Opened for breakfast/brunch and dinner, I went for the former on a Monday morning. Since Higher Ground’s opening, I’ve heard numerous reports of how stunning the interior is – and I can honestly say, I […]

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Slowpoke Espresso

Is there such a thing as late brunching? Well……I say there is. So yeah, that obviously makes it official. LOL. Annnnnyway……brunching/lunching/partaking in food, whatever you want to call it……I was eating at a cafe today. Enter Slowpoke Espresso. With a menu emphasising organic and local produce, this adorable little cafe impressed right from the start. The […]

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Industry Beans

I visited Industry Beans earlier today, and a thing happened – I had my first magic coffee…….like EVER. And yeah, it was good – like ridiculously GOOD. #itsamelbournething Of course, the main purpose of my visit was to eat. Ever since I was introduced to polenta many years ago at Andre’s Cucina & Polenta Bar in […]

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Square and Compass

Tucked away in East Melbourne, J and I found ourselves brunching at Square and Compass. The interior is gorgeous. Simple, clean, with an authentic feel – quite similar to Barry in Northcote (which one of the owners has been associated with). The menu is fascinating. With a distinct health-conscious tone, I opted for the porridge. […]

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Back to Chez Dre

Can we just stop for a moment, and appreciate how freakin’ amazing quinoa is. Not only is it a nutritional powerhouse, but a damn tasty one too. I had a ripper quinoa porridge at Chez Dre last Friday, here’s what happened……. A food blogger friend was visiting from Sydney for the weekend, and we organised to […]

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Fifteen Pounds

In an act of pure spontaneity, I found myself brunching with two friends at Fifteen Pounds. Totes not complaining. Quietly located on Railway Place in Fairfield, it’s got that lovely suburban feeling, with convenient parking. All the things you want on a Sunday morning. The cafe’s interior is deceptively spacious, with an expanding dining area […]

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St Ali

Theres a lot to be said for Melbourne’s brunching scene, as the sheer diversity of cafes never ceases to amaze me. This weeks review brings us to St Ali, in South Melbourne. Catching up with a friend on a drizzly Sunday morning, expectedly, the cafe was booming. This is my second time visiting, and the cafe’s […]

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