Review: Temperance Society, Hughesdale

The Overview… I was delighted to discover that Temperance Society is actually less than 10 minutes drive from our new place, so with our visiting family in tow, we headed off to check it out – giving them the classic Melbourne Sunday brunch experience. The Details… Temperance is such a suburban cafe, and while it…

Review: Nostimo & Co, Elsternwick

The Overview… Nostimo is really little more than a take-away burger bar on Elsternwick’s Glenhuntly Road, however, with friendly staff and a few comfortable tables it offers a great casual dining experience. The decor is fairly simple, with a few bright touches which give it  character. The Details…   We visited early in the week,…

Review:Lorna, Ferntree Gully

The Overview… There’s always a time when you visit a place and it makes you realise you need to push most of those 5 star reviews down to a 4.5. Lorna was that place for me. Modern crisp interiors, amazingly friendly staff and some fabulous food, it makes you rethink everything you expect a suburban…

Review: A Girl Called Jayne, Elwood

The Overview… Replacing the less than impressive Turtle Cafe (but still retaining their great coffee) A Girl Called Jayne gives you a reason to start walking to the end of Ormond Road again! The Details… If there’s anything that makes me sad about leaving Elwood, it has to be this great new cafe. It was great…

Review: Miss Kasumi, Kew

The Overview… Miss Kasumi occupies a corner unit on Kew’s High Street. This place has really tried to cater for everyone, with its beautiful decor, variety of seating choices and vast menu options. The Details… The large unit is divided roughly in half by floor to ceiling glass windows, and it’s just wonderful. It allows…