Showing posts with label Brunch. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Brunch. Show all posts

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

The Australian Fitness & Health Expo Media Launch [April 4-6] @ The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant

Location: Tramstop 125 Corner Of Normanby Rd & Clarendon St, South Melbourne
Phone: 03 9695 4000
The Australian Fitness & Health Expo, the largest fitness event of its kind in the southern hemisphere, is coming to Melbourne for the first time this weekend. We celebrated the arrival with Melbourne's first healthy breakfast tram.

Monday, March 10, 2014

Cafe Review: Top Paddock

Location: 658 Church St Richmond 
Phone: 03 9429 4332
Cuisine: Breakfast/Brunch, Coffee
Overall Impression: 7/10

Located on Church Street in Richmond, Top Paddock is one of Melbourne’s hottest Sunday brunch spots.

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Restaurant Review: Annie Smithers Bistrot & Produce

Location: 72 Piper Street, Kyneton
Phone: 03 5422 2039
Cuisine: French, International, Modern European
Overall Impression: 9/10
Iconic Annie Smithers Bistrot was recently taken-over by passionate Tim and Michelle Foster, bringing about a brilliant modern twist to the menu whilst retaining the métier and the spirit of the bistro, in one of Piper Street's most beautiful spaces. 

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Restaurant Review: BANOI

Location: 807 Bourke Street, Docklands
Phone: 03 8080 9699
Cuisine: Breakfast/Brunch, Vietnamese
Overall Impression: 8/10
The newest Vietnamese eatery to grace Docklands, BANOI opened on the 21st of November last year and offers an interesting take on Vietnamese street style dishes.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Cafe Review: Magic on Ferrars

Location: 286 Ferrars St South Melbourne
Phone: 0414 991 556   
Link: Facebook
Cuisine: Organic, Breakfast/Brunch, Coffee
Overall Impression: 8/10
A new cafe darling of South Melbourne, Magic on Ferrars is all about exceptional service, coffee and food.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Nationally Commended Chef @ HQ's on William

Located on the ground floor of the Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens Melbourne, HQ’s Restaurant and Bar impresses guests with their seasonal menu.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Cafe Review: Operator25

Location: 25 Wills Street, Melbourne
Phone: 03 9670 3278
Cuisine: Modern Australian, Breakfast/Brunch, Coffee
Overall Impression: 8/10
Located on Wills Street (just off La Trobe Street), Operator25 is a recent addition to the plethora of cafes that have sprung up around Melbourne.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Famish’d #2 @ St James Building

Melbourne’s popular gourmet salad, soups and spuds bar, Famish’d, has recently opened a second café in the reinvigorated St James building, overlooking AMP Square on the corner of Bourke and Williams Street. The offering is delicious and simple – healthy, fresh salads and salad dressings made from seasonal produce, offered from a set menu or by individual design at the salad bar.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Third Wave Cafe opens a second cafe in Prahran

Third Wave Cafe has just opened the doors to its new Prahran location. Bigger sister to the existing Third Wave Cafe in Port Melbourne, it pioneers a culture focused on good coffee and food from around the world including Russian dishes and various options with an American BBQ twist.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Cafe Review: NBHD Neanderthal

Location: 153 Commercial Road, South Yarra
Phone: 03 9826 4880
Link: facebook
Cuisine: Breakfast/Brunch, Coffee, Modern Australian
Overall Impression: 8/10

Having opened a mere 9 months ago, NBHD Neanderthal is fast becoming one of South Yarra’s favourite coffee haunts. The café is a collaboration between two brothers, Nicholas and Dax Byrne and reflects their belief that good food + good friends = good times. Having experienced a wonderful Sunday brunch at NBHD Neanderthal, we think they've got the equation spot on.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Dairy Farmers Thick & Creamy gourmet yoghurt launch @ Collingwood Children’s Farm

This post is Sponsored by Nuffnang.
Location: Collingwood Childrens Farm, St Heliers Street, Abbotsford
Phone: 03 9415 6581
Dairy Farmers and Nuffnang hosted an exclusive brunch at Collingwood Children’s Farm to celebrate the new Thick & Creamy everyday gourmet yoghurt. Gastrology bloggers enjoyed a delicious brunch which was prepared from fresh local ingredients and inspired by the exciting new range of Dairy Farmers Thick & Creamy gourmet yoghurts.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Celebrate Spring with lazy Sundays @ Royal Saxon

Location: 545 Church Street, Richmond
Phone: 03 9429 5277
Cuisine: Italian, Pub/Bar Food, Coffee
Overall Impression: 8/10 
After the success of Spins, Spits and Swallows in July and August, the restaurant is continuing these Lazy Sunday sessions over spring!

Friday, September 20, 2013

Hammer and Tong's new spring menu

Location: 412 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy
Phone: 03 9041 6033
Cuisine: Breakfast/Brunch, Modern Australian, International
Overall Impression: 8.5/10
Located just off Brunswick Street, Hammer & Tong is a unique new all-day eatery right in the heart of Fitzroy. Industry pros Simon Ward and Dennis Ferreira have moulded a contemporary take on the traditional culinary experience, boasting a decadent wine menu and exceptional service combined with an industrial chic interior that is quickly making Hammer & Tong a Fitzroy food institution.

Monday, September 2, 2013

Event: Rustica Sourdough Bakery reopening

Location: 402 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy
Phone: 03 9417 7775
Cuisine: Bakery, Breakfast/Brunch, Coffee

Rustica Sourdough Café was opened last year by master baker, Brenton Lang (formerly of Phillippas Bread). A successful venture, today, Rustica supplies some of Melbourne's best cafes with delicious wild yeast fermented sourdough.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Date with Helados Jauja (ice cream appreciation masterclass)

Location: 254 Lygon Street, Carlton
Phone: 03 9041 2927
Cuisine: Desserts/Ice Cream, Latin American, Breakfast/Brunch
Overall Impression: 8.5/10
Helados ‘Jauja' (pronounced “hkow-hka”) is winning Melbourne over one scoop at a time by serving delicious, authentic and unique artisan ice creams and sorbets - all meticulously handmade using real ingredients. That means no artificial flavouring, colouring, or gelatine.

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Media Release: Neighbourhood cafe culture on Greville Street

By pioneering a culture of food, St Edmonds, has helped to develop a neighbourhood vibe in what is now a thriving hub. Greville Street, two years on, is alive with a bustling breakfast, brunch and lunch trade. Adopting a chilled Greville St culture, St Edmonds is joined by newer venues including Oskar Cooper, Cup of Truth’s Pardon Café and Ladro which are ready and waiting on a new influx of clients from soon to be complete residential developments. 

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Dine Hear Cafe Review: Coin Laundry

Location: 61 Armadale Street, Armadale
Phone: 03 9500 1888
Cuisine: Coffee, Breakfast/Brunch
Overall Impression: 7/10
Coin Laundry's name pays homage to the good old days of self-service laundries, where people met (and even fell in love) and life was a little simpler.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Cafe Review: Liar Liar

Location: 90 Kinkora Road, Hawthorn
Phone: 03 9818 8864
Cuisine: Modern Australian, Coffee, Breakfast/Brunch
Overall Impression: 7/10

G and I decided to catch up at Liar Liar, an extremely popular café just off Glenferrie Road. As it was late Sunday morning (the peak of brunch hour), there was a bearable 15 minute wait for a table. 
We loved the casual and relaxed ambience of the place. We each had coffees to start our morning and then again to finish our catch up – their house blend is fabulous!

Monday, June 10, 2013

Mexican Brunch @ ASC

Location: 2 Acland Street, St Kilda
Phone: (03) 9536 1175
Cuisine: Mexican
Overall Impression: 9/10
Lovers of Mexican fare that are bored by regular brunch options will rejoice at the ability to enjoy brunch with a tasty Mexican twist.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Restaurant Review: Friends of mine

Location: 506 Swan Street, Richmond
Phone: 03 9428 7516
Cuisine: Breakfast/Brunch, Coffee
Overall Impression: 6.5/10 

Friends of Mine is a popular eatery in Richmond. It doesn't matter what day of the week it is, Friends of Mine is consistently packed with patrons.