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Ribs and Burgers

Ribs and Burgers

  Wow. Rib and Burger lovers I am going to say that this place is up there. A friend of mine kept raving about their Northcote restaurant, and apart from that the name (Ribs and Burgers) sounded like it had some meat to it (pardon the pun).     Not too long after these praises...
kikki.K - Foodie Gift Range

kikki.K – Foodie Gift Range

(The kikki.K DIY Sticker Book)     We all know kikki.K for their gorgeous stationery – everything they produce is stylish and fun, and more importantly they consistently deliver quality products, which is why I am more than happy to pay that bit extra. What I also love is their movement towards Foodie and Lifestyle oriented...
Burch and Purchese

Burch and Purchese

(Image Credit: Burch and Purchese) Burch and Purchese is a sweet shop reminiscent of the Willy Wonka Factory but smaller and no Oompa Loompa’s. Picture sweet treats of intensive imaginary proportions, like choc pops filled with caramel, Popcorn Honeycomb Rubble, jars of salted caramel, afternoon tea treats and cakes like smoked white chocolate, coffee, cardamom...
Gelato Messina

Gelato Messina

(Gelato Messina’s new Fitzroy store in Melbourne) Established in Sydney in 2002, Gelato Messina is an institution Australia wide. 11 years later they decided to call Melbourne their second home – all we ask is what took them so long? Is it worth a trip to Messina? For sweet tooths and gelato lovers it is...
Review: I Carusi Pizza

Review: I Carusi Pizza

(Simplicity and flavour in its most elegant form, the Carusi II Margherita pizza)   I Carusi II in St Kilda, happens to be in our top 10 favourite pizza restaurants in Melbourne. Given that most of their staff are native Italians, you can be sure you are getting an authentic pizza. However, the most important way...
Review: The Abyssinian

Review: The Abyssinian

The Chef’s Combination at The Abyssinian   Travel to Kensington, and you’ve saved yourself the trouble of going to the horn of Africa. At The Abyssinian, discover the flavoursome delights of Eritrean and Ethiopian food just a few suburbs away from the CBD. All main dishes are served on the traditional Injera bread, an airy...
Dandenong Market

Dandenong Market

When it comes to food markets in Melbourne, we’ll admit it we’ve been to the ones that are closest to the CBD purely out of convenience. Victoria Market (the great), South Melbourne Market, Prahran Market and even the Footscray Market (when we used to buy grapes to make wine.) However not so long ago we...
Waffle Jolie

Waffle Jolie

  NEWS: Now you can satisfy your waffle cravings almost every day of the week because our friends at Waffle Jolie have opened Le Jolie Cafe, a French cafe in Pascoe Vale. Expect to find their delicious waffles within their seasonal menu along with Tartine’s (French style open sandwiches), breakfast and lunch fare, as well as moorish...
Andrew's Hamburgers

Andrew’s Hamburgers

Andrew’s Hamburgers is a Melbourne burger institution. Over the years we have seen the essence of the burger recrafted with fancy names and flavours, hipster uniforms and logos, but nothing ever compares to the original and Andrew’s Hamburger’s have been producing old school, traditional burgers for years, since 1939 to be exact.   What to...
Candied Bakery

Candied Bakery

FEATURED IN OUR MELBOURNE FOR CONSCIOUS FOODIES GUIDE   What a treat, literally. The Candied Bakery in Spotswood is just an example of how the west is truly blossoming. The Candied Bakery is an American inspired bakery-cafe’ where you can fulfil your most decadent desires. Think chocolate marshmallow cookies, shakes, soft serve, custard donuts, nutella pain...
Review: Yo Chi

Review: Yo Chi

When you don’t feel like gelato or ice cream or even soft serve, you have another even healthier option…frozen yoghurt. At Yo Chi they have mastered the art with a ‘zenned out’ yoghurt bar completely dedicated to this tasty cold treat. Beautifully decked out, Yo Chi is a relaxing little haven where you can sit...
Review: Minh Tan II

Review: Minh Tan II

Minh Tan II has been around since the early 90s, and we’ve been going there that long. Over the last two decades the one thing Minh Tan II do well, apart from the delicious Vietnamese/Chinese food, is their consistency – the old chestnut that makes people come back for more.   What we come here...