Souk: Middle Eastern Delights tucked down an alley

I’m a huge fan of Middle Eastern food, and no, I’m not just talking about smashing down a HSP later at night after some fun and frivolities! We were fortunate enough to sample their newly minted Spring Menu and will share that experience with you today. As you would expect from a restaurant tucked away…… Continue reading Souk: Middle Eastern Delights tucked down an alley

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

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

Meatball and Wine Bar: Simple Italian food at its best

Meatball and Wine Bar is a Italian restaurant situated in Flinders Lane famous for their meatball dishes. The owner, Gemmo Chit lives between Italy and Australia working the land and producing amazing quality beef and this restaurant is the modern day representation of his belief in high quality produce delivered in an simple and welcoming…… Continue reading Meatball and Wine Bar: Simple Italian food at its best

Adriano Zumbo: The dessert king in Melbourne

Adriano Zumbo, is probably Australia’s most recognisable dessert and pastry king, known for his macaron tower that starred on Masterchef years ago. Since then, he has expanded his stores from Sydney to Melbourne and being huge fans, we have visited this store many times for a variety of occasions and treats and will share them…… Continue reading Adriano Zumbo: The dessert king in Melbourne

Burma Lane: South East Asian cuisine with Western influences

Burma Lane is run by the same team than also runs Red Spice Road. It serves up Asian inspired tapas and sharing style dishes that combine Asian and modern Australian flavours. We came here one evening in a group of three for dinner and will share that experience with you. To start we got a…… Continue reading Burma Lane: South East Asian cuisine with Western influences

Poked: Nutritious Poke bowls

Pokéd was one of the earliest chains to pop up and bring the hawaiian wave (pun intended) of Poké to Melbourne. Consisting of diced meat, and an assortment of fresh toppings sitting on a bed of rice, it’s not had to see why this dish worked well in the Melbourne health scene! I’ve been twice…… Continue reading Poked: Nutritious Poke bowls