Browsing All posts tagged under »Melbourne Food«

Not your average ‘Coin Laundry’.

November 29, 2011


Armadale’s hippest brunch spot, The Coin Laundry produces homely fare with plenty of attitude and style. The secret is out, packed full of Melbourne hipsters the queue around the corner of the building is proof that this place is doing something right. While it may seem pretentious amongst the leafy suburbs in Armadale, this old coin laundry […]

The mexican wave and it’s cousin.

November 23, 2011


Paco’s Taco’s is a new venture by the Movida restaurant empire, renaming and rebranding what once was Movida Terrazza. Frank Camorra and Andy McMahon offer lunchtime diners something other than gourmet sandwiches, roasts, pasta and seafood in this competitive business lunch arena. Offering quick and simple Mexican street food, paired with a selection of fruity […]

Melbourne’s little Italy.

October 26, 2011


D.O.C Pizza and Mozzarella bar has firmly cemented its mark on the Melbourne pizza scene, producing some of the most authentic and delicious pizza’s outside of Italy. With Slow Food philosophies, well versed wait staff, a vibrant atmosphere and incredibly fresh produce, its no surprise that there is a long queue to be seated four […]

Garden to plate.

October 19, 2011


A cute and cosy milk bar style cafe in Thornbury, the Kitschen Pantry differentiates itself from the multitude of cafes in the area, by growing and using their own produce, and sourcing dry goods from reliable Australian sources. Despite great intentions, I have had mixed experiences here, some incredible, others incredibly average. Despite this, their […]

Sugar rush.

October 14, 2011


My sister and I share a love of good food, wine and dessert. Despite our different temperaments, there is no meal which goes without food critique and praise. Growing up, most of our family discussions involved around food. Too hot, too salty, just enough sweetness, more sauce, these are terms which are as familiar to […]

Food medicine.

September 29, 2011


Veggie Kitchen creates medicinally minded vegetarian food, which seeks to nourish and detox the body and soul. Their ethos is to create a harmony between health, happiness and wellbeing. With food produced and created on site, the chef brings a diverse selection of vegetarian and vegan fare to Northcote. I am no vegetarian, so I can […]

Inspired by Otsumami: Soba noodle salad.

September 23, 2011


When the weather warms up I get cravings for soba noodles, not just any noodles, Otsumami’s Soba noodle salad. The salad is simple, soba noodles, cherry tomatoes, spinach, avocado and a Japanese dressing. I love the combination of the acidic tomatoes, nutty sesame and sweet mirin dressing. I decided to recreate their dish, with a little […]