Ferdydurke

Quick Thoughts: A great little bar with charm gushing out of its nostrils. While the menu is limited, as it is a bar, they’re hot dogs are pretty dang tasty with a range of options and some cheap lunch specials. I hear they might be mixing it up a bit with more food options, but…

Dench Bakers

Quick Thoughts: While Seven Seeds seems to continue kicking goals despite its age, Dench Bakers seems have to have lost a bit of its magic. Food just wasn’t up to scratch, with dishes lending themselves to almost being a little bit bland; and who wants a ‘mini’ big breakfast? Give me the full sized thing, dang…

Seven Seeds

Quick Thoughts: One of the originals that ushered the wave of brunch institutions that Melbourne is so lucky to have now, Seven Seeds continues to deliver top notch service, creative food, great coffee and a sneaky Matt Forbes doughnut or three (always a welcome addition). Can’t go wrong here. But watch out for the thousands…

Mr Big Stuff

Quick Thoughts: I had high hopes. And while the food itself was fine – good even, I couldn’t shake the feeling that I could have as high or better quality American food at another establishment at a more hip friendly price.  While I feel as if Nieuw Amsterdam suffers from the same problem, they’re at…

Breakfast Thieves

Quick Thoughts: Having stuck around for a little while now, Breakfast Thieves still continues to charm with its bright interior and attention to detail with their menu. While servings can occasionally be a little skimpy, I guess their range of delicious sweets makes me forget about it as I tuck into a homemade lamington. In a…

Touchwood

With Richmond continuing to see a mini revival of sorts, Touchwood shines on as a must-visit brunch spot. There’s honestly not much more to say, a varied menu, tasty dishes, and a nice little courtyard out back. You should touch down at Touchwood when you get the opportunity. In a Sentence: Memorable, and a perfect…