Review: Faraday’s Cage, Fitzroy

Faraday’s Cage is hidden away off the main streets of Fitzroy. It still offers that bare brick wall, edgy Fitzroy feel, but in a bright open venue, with a rear courtyard, friendly staff and some amazing food. Until you see the bright umbrellas of the outdoor seating you probably wouldn’t even realise Faraday’s Cage was…

Review: Nobori, Toorak

Hidden away off Toorak Road, Nobori is Toorak Village’s new eatery – serving up a mix of authentic Japanese food, and modern main courses, many with a thoroughly British twist. We were invited to visit and sample some of the great dishes from their menu. Don’t be put off by the fact that Nobori is…

Review: Punjabi Curry Cafe, Collingwood

Collingwood isn’t a place I visit often, especially in the evening – traffic is a pain, it’s hard to find parking and it’s just a little too far from home. However, I love Indian food, and coming from Manchester where we have a whole mile of Curry restaurants, I’ve struggled to find a really great…

Review: Fabrica Cafe, Fitzroy

Fabrica is a bright, open cafe just a stone’s throw from the fab Rose Street Market in Fitzroy, and offers the perfect space to enjoy a weekend brunch after a market visit – or a lazy weekday lunch, as it’s tucked away perfectly from the busy Brunswick Street. We were invited to visit and try…

Review: AU79, Abbotsford

After attending their glamorous launch party back in April, I was so keen to see what AU79 had to offer now they were officially up and running for a good few months. I imagine most of you have seen the venue in the plethora of media attention it received after opening, but for anyone who…

Review: The Little Elephant, Highett

The Little Elephant is one of those true, local businesses that I love to visit – just hardworking people, producing some great food.┬áTucked away just off Highett Road, Little Elephant is a fresh, bright and welcoming brunch venue. I loved how it was on a quiet street, giving for a much more relaxing brunch experience…