If all this sunshine is inspiring you to get out doors than I have the perfect Sunday outing for you!!The Rose St Market really made a great impression on me and have been back a few times since for a browse and shop - read the full article here. ... Read More
This is one of those places where you almost want to pinch yourself as you walk in. It's exactly how a cafe selling sweet cakes should look. Exactly. Its even situated perfectly at the foot of the quirky charming Rathdowne Village, a favorite haunt of mine. On Sunday with yet another beautifully sunny morning spreading out in front of me I decided it was the perfect day to have an impromptu picnic in the park. I will be honest here that I generally spend an hour or two most weekends at the park ... Read More
*don't forget to enter the La Clinica giveaway here*You may recall a few weeks ago that on Census night I introduced you to my "local" (insert disclaimer - this pub, the North Fitzroy Star, is not particularly local but so much do I wish it was that's what Dino, Bean and I have dubbed it) but was more chatty about the census than the wonders of this little pub. Any pub that comes complete with hundreds of the orange backs (the orange and cream penguin paperbacks) and boardgames is automatically a ... Read More
A visit to Maling Rd, Canterbury, is a little like stepping back in time, so every so often when you feel the pull to spend some leisurely time brunching and browsing this is the perfect spot. The verandah lined streets are filled with gift shops, antiques, boutiques, jewelers and cafes. I should be upfront and say it's more of a girly street than a boyish street and has a natural lean to the older generation. However, I can't recall a time when I haven't loved going for a stroll down the street, ... Read More
I love it when a restaurant causes a stir in Melbourne - for some reason we seem to be the perfect size for this sort of news to thrive.
A few weeks ago, when we visited Der Raum, Lamb mentioned a new Restaurant just up the road that looked interesting. She then had the chance to dine there and desperate to return pulled together the girls so she could introduce us to Union Dining, a newcomer to the increasingly (and surprisingly) gourmet Swan St.
Walking up from the station I could spot the ... Read More