A little bit of Japan – Purple Peanuts (Melbourne)

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Melbourne city – One thing I loved about living in Osaka was the tiny restaurants I’d stumble upon down the many alleyways. I’m talking no more than 6 seats in a little hole in the wall. I’d worry about the quality of the food and was always pleasantly surprised as an amazing bowl of ramen or curry came and greeted me. Purple Peanuts reminds me of those little dinky restaurants.  [Read more…]

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Melbourne’s lesser known lane way – Equitable Place

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Melbourne, CBD – Friends from interstate are visiting and I need a place we can meet centrally to grab a bite together that unabashedly says “Melbourne”. Degreaves St comes to mind but, as is the case in many ‘iconic’ (tourist trap) locales, quality food can be hard to find.

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A Wee Bit Awesome – Wee Jeanie (Melbourne)

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Yarraville, Melbourne – What keeps me coming back time and time again to Wee Jeanie? The coffee! I’ve never had a bad cup in the year or so that I’ve been going. I’d never stopped for more than a coffee so I treated myself to more this recently and stayed and had breakfast. [Read more…]

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Feast of Merit (Melbourne)

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Middle Eastern Spring meets Melbourne

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If you read my Kinfolk post, you will know I am absolutely enamoured with the work the guys at YGap are doing. The great news is, the social enterprise has expanded. Their latest outpost is on Richmond’s Swan Street and runs under the same model: volunteer staff, profits
directed to charity, and a gorgeously seasonal, health driven menu. [Read more…]

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