Pillar of Salt | Richmond

The kind of eatery that makes me consider the move to Melbourne! Pillar of Salt's menu is dotted with influences from around the world where Japanese matcha pancakes and eggs with Turkish sausage mingle with a Greek breakfast board, Korean bibimbap, Italian linguine and Malaysian duck roti. Confused? Perhaps. Brilliant? For sure! Paired with...

John Smith Specialty Coffee | Waterloo

Back in 2015, I stumbled across John Smith and fell in love with a certain avocado on toast with goats cheese, chilli jam and a snowstorm of rainbow coloured edible flowers. Fast forward a few years and I've rediscovered this glorious little corner cafe, which is full of character and really (really) good food...

Dare Cafe | Maroubra

Fresh, seasonal, natural food, including a killer acai bowl with ALL the toppings. Delicious & Responsible Eating, i.e. Dare Cafe in Maroubra is a local eatery serving up good, humble dishes with friendly service to match. Whether your #wholesome brunch consists of smashed avo or banana pancakes, just be sure to leave room for a certain "unsharable" brownie...

Averry Cafe | Sydney CBD

Sparkling, sugar-rimmed drinks, mirror glazed cakes, sequins and cat pillows. Averry is anything but your typical city slicker cafe. Located in the heart of Sydney CBD, its a delightful little spot catering for both the morning coffee run, after work cocktails and every meal in between...

Cafe Claire | Annandale

A hidden gem within the confines of a tiny space in Sydney's inner west. The menu starts out with basic cafe items (eggs, toast, muesli), but its the 'recommended' page that things really start to get exciting. Featuring a sophisticated duck waffle dish, I can't help but compare it to the signature dish and namesake of London institution, Duck & Waffle... 

Flour Drum | Newtown

A vibrant neighbourhood favourite known for its seasonal cafe menu alongside a wonderful range of freshly baked cakes and sweet treats. With a new dinner service just around the corner, diners can look forward to hearty winter warmers including the popular lamb ragù pappardelle with a subtle (and delicious!) Asian twist...