Aunty Franklee: Quirky Malaysian Hawker style dining

Aunty Franklee is a Malaysian restaurant that opened up in October last year and since then has been serving up some authentic Malay dishes with a twist. Their Bak Kut Teh is their signature dish and their menu is presented on cute little post cards. I came here one weekday night for a dinner with…… Continue reading Aunty Franklee: Quirky Malaysian Hawker style dining

Bare Grill: Burger, cheese and steak in Surry Hills

Bare Grill is a burger joint in Surry Hills famous for its burgers, ribs and Raclette cheese, a semi hard cow’s milk cheese that is melted onto their dishes. We have heard great things about their food and vibe so decided to visit for lunch, ready for a carb and protein fest! To start off,…… Continue reading Bare Grill: Burger, cheese and steak in Surry Hills

Doyle and Sons: Friendly service and generous servings

Doyle and Sons is a cafe located in the main shopping strip in Spotswood, a stone’s throw away from the train station. This makes it the perfect place for a quick breakfast or coffee before work! It’s also a favourite of cyclists making their way into the city for work. I came here one weekday…… Continue reading Doyle and Sons: Friendly service and generous servings

The Baker’s Wife: A bustling suburban cafe

The Baker’s Wife is a popular cafe that gets seriously full on weekends. It has two large rooms of tables that are always full after 10am on a weekend so arrive early if you want to get a seat. I’ve come here several times – it’s one of my go-to cafes for a quick bite…… Continue reading The Baker’s Wife: A bustling suburban cafe

Flour Drum: A vibrant Asian fusion cafe in Newtown

Flour Drum is a quirky cafe in Newtown that serves a range of high quality, home made dishes in a warm, welcoming setting. Their daily menu features in-season produce paired with the finest locally sourced ingredients. Flour Drum is created by a trio of friends, Chris, John and Victor, who shared the vision of creating…… Continue reading Flour Drum: A vibrant Asian fusion cafe in Newtown

Pizza Autentico: Italian all you can eat for $20

Pizza Autentico is an Italian restaurant located in Surry Hills that is famous for their $20 Italian buffet. The premise is simple, diners sit at a communal table while a waiter will circulate the room with one dish at a time. For 90 minutes, you can join unlimited pizza and pasta from a range of…… Continue reading Pizza Autentico: Italian all you can eat for $20

Short Stop: Doughnuts with a unique twist

Short Stop is a bakery specialising in doughnuts, where are made fresh on-site throughout the day, using high-quality, natural ingredients. They are also famous for their coffee, which is sourced from the best specialty roasters and paired with organic milk. We came here for a quick snack one day and ordered the lemon and custard…… Continue reading Short Stop: Doughnuts with a unique twist

Rice Paper Scissors: Authentic South East Asian fusion cuisine

Rice Paper Scissors is a South East Asian restaurant in the Melbourne CBD that is modelled on the hawker dining bars of South East Asia with a shared-eating concept. They aim to serve the freshest ingredients, sourced organically and ethically where possible and all their sauces, patés and relishes are made in-house. The place is…… Continue reading Rice Paper Scissors: Authentic South East Asian fusion cuisine