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My WeekendNotes - 61
It's a monster of a city is fair Tokyo. With the endless sprawl of trains, city skyscrapers and millions of peopl... [more]
It's finally here. That moment where I feel as though I've experienced enough cafe magnificence to warrant another t... [more]
The 'daily grind'. I suppose there's a rather good reason they call it that. That feeling that month by month, da... [more]
"Oh let's have one more," said the both of us, falling comfortably back into our seats at Little Big Sugar Salt Café. ... [more]
Tucked at the base of a five-storey heritage building, there is a decidedly vintage feel that emanates from Dukes Co... [more]
Once upon a time, were three little pigs... And then there were two. And at Two Little Pigs, one can take... [more]
With the thousands of cafes in Melbourne, the hardest part is often deciding where to go. And there are so many elements... [more]
When I first entered Rustica Cafe, my initial impression was reminiscent of how I feel watching Jamie Oliver cook. There... [more]
In a world where everything is 'Googleable' and word of mouth has become word of Facebook, we often know exactly where... [more]
It appears that some how, like the subtle creeping of the tide on the beach, I have become a cafe snob. It was n... [more]
There has been a subtle change in the weather of late. The frosty winter is grudgingly releasing its icy grip and a ... [more]
When a seaside cafe just isn't enough, take a stroll down St Kilda Pier to the cafe in the middle of the sea. Whe... [more]
If you have dreamed of travelling to outer space and seeing an alien terrain with your own eyes, but never made the cut ... [more]
Prepare to immerse yourself in a whole new world. A world created entirely out of chocolate… The world of: Lindt Chocola... [more]
The town of Lorne is enchanted over winter. Swarms of tourists who would usually be basking on the beach and clutter... [more]
Melbourne is a melting pot of art, class and style. You never know just quite when you will next be dazzled and de... [more]
My first imagery relating to the word 'cupping' had something to do with the kinds of cups athletes wear to protect ... [more]
People compare many things to "a good woman". A bottle of wine is like a good woman, a fast car is like a woman, a w... [more]
It seems macaron fever is sweeping across Melbourne this season. I happened to stumble upon The Little Royal French ... [more]
No matter how broke you are, most people can scrape together enough money for a coffee. When you think about it, it'... [more]
Somewhere on the border of new suburban and old industrial Richmond a true Australian gold nugget, complete with his... [more]
"This little piggy went to the market, and this little piggy stayed home…" and This Little Piggy made some damn fine... [more]
So you've heard from me about the fabulousness of The Little Mule Café, but what you haven't heard is, this too cool... [more]
Amidst the dull grey of an industrial block, the active hum of dozens of people happily eating, chatting and chortli... [more]
From the moment I heard the name, Omar and the Marvellous Coffee Bird, a sense of enchantment and a child like excit... [more]
After much deliberation, I have decided to share a sacred location of mine, which I was first introduced to by my eldest... [more]
Like a treasure hunter with an aged map, we scoured the streets and tested our feeble Japanese to find our way to Om... [more]
The epitome of understated café style, Mina-no-ie manages a warm and welcome space, while still providing the cuttin... [more]
Each and every winter, I find myself waging an all too familiar culinary battle with myself.Oh I know how I should be av... [more]
In the beating heart of the city is a minuscule knothole of a café. The very kind of place one would never know exis... [more]
A mysterious man with a mysterious mission. Who is Monsieur Oscar and what is his purpose? Enter the world of Holy M... [more]
08/08/2012 - 19/08/2012
Following a glorious day in the country, I had begun my journey home and was driving along enjoying natures beauties... [more]
Deep in the guts and gizzards of Melbourne, dozens of busy little street mice stencil and spray, stealthily adorning... [more]
Little Lucky looks like the trendy little city mouse that packed its bags and took to the country in search of green... [more]
When ordering a chai out on the town, you can never be 100% certain of what you will receive at the other end of the... [more]
Enchant and excite your children this winter with a trip to somewhere that wont bust the budget. Fun and free, these 5 p... [more]
Wake up to breakfast with the ocean winking at you from your kitchen and gorgeous panoramic coastal views from your ... [more]
A La Folie means madly in love with in French. That's exactly how you will feel when you sample an A La Folie Raspberry ... [more]
When thinking of a luxury getaway, Bali is often a location of choice. A favourite holiday destination for decades a... [more]
Having found several amazing cafes in street art areas, these days, I constantly find myself drawn like a magnet to ... [more]
After a taste of France? Destination: Roule Galette French Crêperie. Secreted away in a back alley off Flinders Lane... [more]
Upon entering Tyranny of a Distance, you may feel as though you have stumbled into a pirate tavern or somewhere out ... [more]
As the horizon tucks the sun away for the night, thousands of fairy lights begin to glow amidst the graceful trees a... [more]
The epitome of café decadence, French Fantasies will fulfil your wildest pastry dreams. Glass cabinets display their... [more]
The whole place gave me the feeling I was in a vintage movie, particularly with the funky 40's music softly playing ... [more]
Every dish extravagantly lavished with its own subtle flavour nuances. Herbs and spices combined for perfect palat... [more]
Entering L'atelier de Monsieur Truffee is like dying and going to chocolate heaven. A little red door gleams out ... [more]
Deep in the street art laneway known as Hosier, there are many hidden corners and crevices that conceal a plethora o... [more]
The year is 1918. The place: Bacchus Marsh Victoria. Over 1000 people have flocked to the main road that cuts throug... [more]
Welcome to the roasting house of one of today's mega roasters of the coffee world. Down Bond Street in Abbotsford... [more]
Calling all good willed coffee lovers! We all know that everyone has his or her favourite place to grab a mug, bu... [more]
Looking for some family friendly fun? Look no farther than the humble cardboard box. Hosted at the ArtPlay civic stu... [more]
19/05/2012 - 03/06/2012
You'll find this highly professional looking café somewhere down the dodgier end of Lygon Street. From the same peop... [more]
Quite literally, this café is on the wide, open road. People streaming in and out, plus patrons swarming the outside... [more]
Having recently discovered that my new favourite café (Omar & the Marvellous Coffee Bird) has a little brother, I de... [more]
A particularly bleak day had fallen upon Melbourne. Not ready to face the world, nor willing to brave the outdoor el... [more]
In terms of location, The Little Mule is truly the epitome of alleyway cafés. At a first glance, Somerset Place appe... [more]
On a rainy and generally dull day, my gentleman and I sought shelter in the warm embrace of Dr Jekyll Café in St Kil... [more]
If you know where to look, you'll find this miniature café buried in an inner city construction zone. At first glanc... [more]
A last minute decision for a coffee date with my sister today led to a dash to Williamstown, a mid point between our two... [more]
Having recently decided to make my way through some of the top coffee spots in Melbourne listed in the Good Cafe Gui... [more]