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Bowery to Williamsburg

Here’s the thing. A café called Bowery to Williamsburg better have its game on when the visitor is about to move to New York (yep, just rubbed that on...

Brunswick

Brunswick Flour Mill

The Flour Mill is one of my favourite cafes in Brunswick. It’s unpretentious, it has footpath seating, it has delicious breakfasts and the staff are t...

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New York Tomato

Being a Richmond resident, New York Tomato could be my local – if I was a fan of incidental exercise and walking for 25 minutes (10 of which would be ...

Brunswick East

Pope Joan

Pope Joan has pretty consistently great reviews, with the few usual exceptions that appear to have been written by people who wanted to hate it regard...

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Grace Cafe

The geographical-proximity rule of cafés states that you will like a café more if you can easily walk there. This is a proven rule of science. Okay, m...

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Dench Bakers

If you find it hard to make decisions, Dench is not the place for you. A bakery and café, the freshly baked chocolate croissants, cakes, tarts, brioch...

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Hammer and Tong 412

There are some menu items I just can’t bypass. It’s not even a joke: if there’s pork belly or confit duck on a menu there’s no point in my reading wha...

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Fandango

Some days are just unexpectedly delightful. Other days, however, are those days where you want to throw yourself down the escalators at a shopping cen...

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The Roller Door

The Roller Door is a quaint little cafe quietly tucked away on a street I didn't even know existed until I accidentally drove down it. And maybe that'...

Carlton

Animal Orchestra

I have often wondered what it would be like to live in a photo collage. Luckily, with one wall being home to a cluster of retro photography and anothe...

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Issus

One of the lovely aspects of Melbourne is that almost every corner of the earth is represented somewhere in some way. Even the gross corners. But some...

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Mr Tulk

I was a pretty average student in school. Even in university I was rubbish. I would study around 30 hours a week and still wouldn’t remember what room...

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Urban Deli

I knew I was in for a treat* when 50% of the clientele at Urban Café were bike short wearing professionals ordering a double mocha skinny latte on the...