Neck of the Woods

While in Geelong, I paid a visit to ‘Neck of the Woods’ café, which is the second venture for husband and wife duo (Greg and Georgie Matheson) who brought Fuel to Geelong- literally and figuratively. Neck of the Woods is located just down the road from the Geelong hospital, which is where Greg conceived of […]

Good Neighbours

They say “a good neighbour is a priceless treasure”. The folks of Balwyn North have just received their own piece of treasure, in the form of a brand new café. ‘Good Neighbours’ plan to be just that- Good Neighbours, with coffee of course. Owner operator Jessie Hyejung hails from one of Mt Waverley’s favourite neighbours, […]

Light Years

Introducing Hawthorns newest café: Light Years. It’s brought to us by the team from Journeyman in Windsor, and has been masterfully designed by Zwei Interiors. I had the pleasure of attending their opening, and sampled some of Dukes Coffees special release beans. The experience was light years beyond anything I could ever have anticipated. All […]

Terror Twilight

Bedford Street underwent some transformations recently, and is now known as Terror Twilight. It seems Hootan Heydari and Jono Hill decided it was time they turn the Johnston Street all day diner into a health conscious café with food that’s not only food for you, but good to eat. The only remnant from the old […]


“Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication.” It was only a matter of time before Nick Gardiner opened another café. I first met him back when he was a barista at Woodstock on High Street Armadale, which many of you will now know as MOBY. Nick then teamed up with Jessie Feldy to open Gardiner […]


I first came across the social enterprise STREAT back in 2012, when they were in Flemington. Having a background in Psychology and community service, it was with great delight that I discovered a café that helps disadvantaged youths find their way in life. Coffee and a supportive training academy- two of my favourite things. They […]

Sideshow Coffee

Prahran’s latest resident opened in the first week of May, and it’s the second café brought to us by Eugene Ye & Alan Ng. Many may know their first venture, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, which is located on the northern side of the Yarra River in Cremorne.  Sideshow Coffee has a whole new feel, […]