Recipe: Simple Potato Gnocchi

I’ve been promising this one since it went up on insta, after vowing to make it for months, so here’s my simple recipe to make gnocchi. I found this made 4 generous portions. 1.Peel 2 medium sized potatoes chop into large pieces and boil in a large pan of slightly salted water for 15 minutes….

Review: Mr Hubbard Cafe & Larder, Malvern

Mr Hubbard is this tiny, little 17 (ish) seater cafe tucked away just off Glenferrie Road in Malvern, but boy do its meals create a big impression! Its varied menu and super fresh food really stand out. After visiting a couple of huge brunch spots this week, the small intimate setting of Mr Hubbard really…

Review: Hawk and Hunter, Ripponlea

Hawk and Hunter is bold, bright and beautiful. Occupying a double fronted unit on Glen Eira Avenue it does it’s best to stand out, but is probably missed by some as it is off the main stretch of Glen Eira road…

Review: The Hardware Societe, CBD

When I announced on Instagram that I’d visited The Hardware Societe, one of the comments was “the iconic cafe” and there’s something pretty iconic about a cafe that also owns the cafe across the road as a second choice for when they are too busy. For anyone who isn’t familiar with this French inspired cafe,…

Review: Brighton School House

Set in an old church school house, this cafe is pretty stand-out when you walk along Church Street. Alongside it’s noticeable covered outdoor eating area, it also boasts a substantial number of tables inside the “school house”, which still retains many original features.Β It’s a gorgeous building, and ultimately, it sets the bar high for your…

Review: Gami Chicken, Southland

After hearing many, many good things about Gami chicken’s various branches across Melbourne I decided to pop into their newly opened Southland store to give it a try. With its wood finish, bold colours and trendy central bench seating, Gami chicken tries to bridge that gap between take out and restaurant dining. We were greeted…

Review: Babble, Prahran

Babble Bar and Cafe is one of several eateries in that slightly more laid back area of Prahran in between Commercial Road and Chapel Street. It serves a good selection for breakfast and lunch and a small – but fairly varied dinner menu. It’s a medium-sized cafe, with both indoor, and undercover outdoor seating. The…

Review: Miss Alex & Co, Elwood

I can’t believe I haven’t already reviewed this place, being so close to home it’s one of my go-to brunch spots! Miss Alex is situated on Brighton Road, and does a great all day menu and some yummy cakes. It’s a popular brunch spot, but still manages personalised service and a cosy feel. Miss Alex…

Review: Butler’s Den, Elwood

One thing I love about Melbourne is if you wait long enough to go to a restaurant, the restaurant will eventually come to you – or it’s little sister will!Β Glass Den in Coburg has been on my to-visit list for months, so imagine my delight when they decided to put their new addition to the…

Review: Dex2Rose

We visited one of Melbourne’s most instagrammable dessert places…

Review: D’Gusto Thai, Elwood

D’Gusto Thai (122 Ormond Road) is one of the many restaurants in Elwood Village. It serves a huge range of freshly prepares Thai food, including all the usual favourites: soups, curries, stir fries and a great range of entrees. Read more to find out whether it’s worth a try.