Little Tommy Tucker

Finally there are the beginning  twinglings of good quality brunch places opening up south-side. Little Tommy Tucker is on the relatively busy side of Centre Rd in Bentleigh, very close to the station (so noone has an excuse not to hike out to suburbia!) It is a lovely set up inside with enough open space … More Little Tommy Tucker

Operator 25

You can identify Operator 25 in it’s little CBD lane by the massive queue of asians standing outside on a brisk Melbourne morning. Yeah, the wait is worth it. They nail the asian-fusion in a brunch style in a way it hasn’t been perfected before. Make sure you walk inside the door to put your … More Operator 25

The Park Hotel

Way out west in Werribee, there was an unassuming pub encased in an upmarket shell on the corner of main street. The Park Hotel was its name and gastropub was its game, and boy did it play that game well. The menu is simple but plentiful, the serves are huge and the desserts cause much … More The Park Hotel

Charlie Dumpling

Charlie Dumpling lives in Prahran, near a lot of other asian fusion restaurants, but you will notice that on most nights, it is always packed. Experiencing the food makes you realise why, as the creators of this asian-fusion have hit all the right buttons in your taste console.   The Yellowfin tuna sashimi, pink lady … More Charlie Dumpling

Pho Nom

I quickly stopped by Pho Nom for an easy take out dinner. Their rice paper rolls are high quality and quite delicious, though on the mildy expensive side. Really nicely presented, with fresh fillings and a nice thin rice paper on the outside makes for a tempting treat. Crispy Green Rice Prawns ($3.5) Citrus Cured Rare Salmon … More Pho Nom