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Cafe Hopping from Melbourne to Adelaide with Cookie the Brunch Hunter
May 25, 2014 – 11:16 am | 14 Comments
Cafe Hopping from Melbourne to Adelaide with Cookie the Brunch Hunter

Cookie, my floppy eared Beagle, who’s often found trying to pry open the fridge and  in my Instagram feeds, is not only one of my best buddies but also has a knack for finding some …

The Brunch, Brunch, Brunch Bootcamp! 10 Cafes, 4 days
September 22, 2013 – 9:49 am | 30 Comments
The Brunch, Brunch, Brunch Bootcamp! 10 Cafes, 4 days

Melbourne is being stalked by cafes. For reals. Everytime I turn the corner, I smell or hear coffee being grinded.  I used to think it was skyscrapers that were taking over …

Cafe Hopping across the USA: Cornbread, Tator Tots & my unexpected Cupcake Angel
March 17, 2013 – 9:50 am | 52 Comments
Cafe Hopping across the USA: Cornbread, Tator Tots & my unexpected Cupcake Angel

Oooooh, yeah I did! Thanks to your emails and tweets, I bring you another round of maaa crazy breakfast eating posts but this time I’m goin goin, back back, to Cali Cali. Keep ya head …

I’ll Brekkiefy You. Cafe Hopping Mischief Once Again!
July 1, 2012 – 10:27 am | 31 Comments
I’ll Brekkiefy You. Cafe Hopping Mischief Once Again!

It’s about that time! On this dreary Sunday, I bring you into my world of fantasy BREAKFAST – because I live, breathe it and sacrifice my well being for it with continual bouts of bloating.  …

A CHAT with Eleena and Michael Tan from The Reading Room Cafe about their Pop up for Charity
April 8, 2012 – 11:57 am | 28 Comments
A CHAT with Eleena and Michael Tan from The Reading Room Cafe about their Pop up for Charity

Gaaassshh!  “Hey, let’s go down to Footscray for some amazing French Toast at…Vic Uni?!” I thought the day would never come when I’d mutter those precious words. For as long as I can remember, there …

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Duchess of Spotswood
March 16, 2012 – 10:23 am | 27 Comments
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Duchess of Spotswood

As the title of this post implies, Duchess of Spotswood have officially launched their dinner service with a killer menu to boot. I’ve been an avid diner in Melbourne’s west for over 15 years from …

A Breakfast to Brunch Investigation Around Melbourne
February 9, 2012 – 9:00 am | 28 Comments
A Breakfast to Brunch Investigation Around Melbourne

Winter is like a bad date – you get the chills and you want the ordeal to end as quickly as possible so you can go home and rip into some pork ribs and those …

8 Killer Melbourne Cafes and The Breakfast Bootcamp
November 2, 2011 – 12:58 pm | 56 Comments
8 Killer Melbourne Cafes and The Breakfast Bootcamp

UH, hello?! Can we get this party started?! To celebrate the warmer weather, I decided to skip the beach and bury my face in a little sumthin sumthin called food instead. Some friends say I’ve …

A Cubicle Vampire’s Guide to Melbourne’s Cafe Scene
June 19, 2011 – 10:12 am | 36 Comments
A Cubicle Vampire’s Guide to Melbourne’s Cafe Scene

BOOM BOOM BOOM! Do you hear that? BOOM BOOM BOOM! Oh, that’s just the sound of my heartbeat from the amount of caffeine I had put my body through the other week. Oh how I …

Cafe Hopping Around Melbourne: This is…Breakfast Indigestion 3!
May 18, 2011 – 10:23 am | 64 Comments
Cafe Hopping Around Melbourne: This is…Breakfast Indigestion 3!

One word can describe this post: gluttony- in its purest form. And you know what? I’m not at all ashamed. Rather than bar hopping, I went cafe hopping around Melbourne!
It’s been a longtime coming since …

Bread and Jam for Frances Cafe, Hawthorn
November 12, 2010 – 12:31 pm | 16 Comments
Bread and Jam for Frances Cafe, Hawthorn

Named after the hilarious children’s book of the same name, Bread and Jam for Frances had recently opened this year, offering artisan style bread baked daily and supplied from their Dench Bakers outlet in North …

Breakfast Indigestion 2: Eating My Way Through Melbourne’s Cafe’s
October 29, 2010 – 11:00 am | 42 Comments
Breakfast Indigestion 2: Eating My Way Through Melbourne’s Cafe’s

Admittedly being a pretty cheeky kid in primary school, instead of selling those charity boxes of chocolates, I ate them. But of course I had my morals so I made my mum pay for them… …

The Best Breakfast in Melbourne’s West? Plus Swiss Buttercream Pineapple Pies
July 18, 2010 – 10:43 am | 39 Comments
The Best Breakfast in Melbourne’s West? Plus Swiss Buttercream Pineapple Pies

As you may know from a previous post, I’ve just recently moved from my inner ‘urbanian’ pad in South Melbourne to the industrial driven zone of Spotswood, which is still within a few kilometers from …

Tasmania: Jackman and McRoss Bakery + Bakers Delight Giveaway!
June 16, 2010 – 12:03 pm | 14 Comments
Tasmania: Jackman and McRoss Bakery + Bakers Delight Giveaway!

Firstly, my apologies for my ’somewhat’ absence these past couple of months. In amongst moving into a new place, I’ve also been waiting for a new phone line ( 1 month with no internet and still counting), …

Breakfast indigestion: Porgie + Mr Jones, Mr Tulk and Snow Pony
March 12, 2010 – 11:53 am | 16 Comments
Breakfast indigestion: Porgie + Mr Jones, Mr Tulk and Snow Pony

Breakfast or dinner? I don’t know what your preference is, but I find myself torn between a weekend breakfast out or going out for dinner.
During summer, there’s nothing better than dragging your weary self …

Gunned down at Dead Man Espresso
January 4, 2010 – 2:01 pm | 15 Comments
Gunned down at Dead Man Espresso

It’s interesting to note the amount of promises you make in your head. This usually occurs around January when you’ve sat down and tried to figure out which of the numerous New Year’s resolutions to …

Opening the Yellow Door to Albert Park Part 2 + Pig
December 13, 2009 – 11:46 am | 12 Comments
Opening the Yellow Door to Albert Park Part 2 + Pig

As mentioned in Part one of In Your Hood, my very helpful readers Dave and Mellisa, suggested I try out two of their local haunts- Andrews Hamburgers followed by Yellow Door. So on a hot …

Breakfast at Richmond Hill Cafe & Larder
October 16, 2009 – 9:58 pm | 6 Comments
Breakfast at Richmond Hill Cafe & Larder

Unlike wrapping paper, Richmond Hill wastes no time in covering up the the goods. Show me the fritters!

Details: 48-50 Bridge Road, Richmond, Victoria Phone: 03 9421 2808 (google maps)
Surroundings: Large open space filled with natural …

Brunch at Cafe Vue 401 + Julia & Julia
October 11, 2009 – 10:30 pm | 12 Comments
Brunch at Cafe Vue 401 + Julia & Julia

All French kissed on a Saturday
SO I woke up this morning with no plans apart from my itch to see the new foodie movie Julia & Julia. Despite sending the movie trailer link, no one …

Liar Liar
April 16, 2009 – 11:31 am | 2 Comments
Liar Liar

Intro: Could these ricotta hotcakes be a contender for Replete Providore’s version?
Details: Shop 6/769 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn, 3122 03 9818 8864
Surroundings: Pretty cool place to hang out with communal tables, dim lighting amongst dark wooden …

Replete Providore
April 13, 2009 – 8:43 am | 2 Comments
Replete Providore

Intro: Replete, replete! Anyone for a pancake addiction?
Details: 302 Barkers Road Hawthorn VIC 3122 03 9818 4448

Surroundings: As soon as you walk in, shelves line the entrance with gourmet delights like cookies, pasta, sauces …

Roule Galette French Crêperie
April 13, 2009 – 8:41 am | 4 Comments
Roule Galette French Crêperie

Intro: If only I had room for dessert

Details: Scott Alley, 241 Flinders Lane, Melbourne (03) 9639 0307

Surroundings: A hard to find gem nestled amongst Melbourne’s famous laneways. Is quite small with a few …