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If you find yourself on Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn in need of brunch, you won’t go wrong with Le Clec. This family run spot is a beacon of modern café style with its welcoming white picket fence, gorgeous green hanging plants and light filled oak, white and teal accented dining spaces. The menu is a mouth watering mix of brunch classics with Asian ingredients.
Definitely one of the biggest and best fitted out burger joints in Victoria and only a few streets back from the beach in Parkdale. Burgerlab 3195 has got your burger needs sorted with their ample, light filled, cheery interiors and an inviting outdoor area perfect for a drink and a burg whatever the weather.
What if I told you that a carrot risotto could not only be delicious but be the star of the night at a menu tasting? Well, it’s true and happening at The Girl and the Goat, a modern Australian restaurant with a Caribbean twist in the leafy surrounds of Surrey Hills.
The Japanese phenomenon of Pepper Lunch is right here on Elizabeth Street in Melbourne, where you can enjoy sizzling Black Angus beef, chicken katsu or even waffles on your very own teppan all neatly ordered from the self serve computer system. Tokyo technology meets traditional Japanese cooking at Pepper Lunch.
The Mabel has been running for 7 months and I expect it will be running for many years to come for these lovely people have managed to nail the formula for a quality café that has you planning your next return before breakfast is even finished. Set in an unassuming Mitcham suburban street amongst a set of non-descript shop fronts you could easily drive past and not even notice The Mabel and what a shame that would be.
Whether you're after loaded fries and a juicy chicken burger on cheat day or you need some grilled chicken with broccoli after the gym, the friendly crew at Chicken Central in Balwyn have got you sorted.
It’s the quintessential thing to do in Melbourne, enjoying a meal with friends as you watch the rowers of Victoria glide down the Yarra. What you might not have known though is that you can do this AND get your smashed avo with Meredith feta desires fulfilled at Riverland. That’s right, Riverland is doing breakfast with a river view.
There’s no greater sign of love than to name a wine bar after your beloved, and so Lady Nelson’s emerged on busy Chapel St in popular Windsor when Rick Nelson named this charming spot after his wine loving wife Kat.
Burger, beer and basketball lovers of Essendon rejoice for Dribbles has these key ingredients slam dunked. Introducing one of the newest burger places in town, the triple threat of Mount Alexander Road has all your NBA Finals action ready to go with a side of loaded fries, beer on tap and basketball themed burgers.
Amazing food worth driving across town for is what you’ll find at this deservedly popular Armadale café. Set on the corner of Malvern Rd and Beatty Ave, Mammoth makes up for it’s compact size with bold, punchy flavors. Their tag line of “eat mammoth” is well and truly justified.
Whether you're stuck in a rut with your running at parkrun or anywhere else, help is at hand from Go Run Australia founder, running coach guru and multiple Iron Man extraordinaire; Mr Chris White with 3 easy tips to beat runners rut.
The former Kay & Burton Real Estate office at 220 Toorak Road has been transformed into the Parisian styled Café de la Ville. This South Yarra location serves classic French brunch dishes and pastries in a light filled, beautifully decorated space.