Market Lane South Melbourne

Fleur Studd has done it again. This time,  shes opened a fresh space just opposite the South Melbourne Market.  You have most likely been to one of Market Lane’s other five stores around Melbourne- Prahran Market, Queen Victoria Market, Faraday Street, Therry Street, or Collins Street in the CBD. Designed by Sarah Trotter of Hearth, […]

No. 84 

Being charming requires charisma and time, and Agi Nolan of ‘No.84’ has been rather busy for the past few years at this sparkling jewel in the Albert Park crown. Her fetching smile is the first thing to greet you upon entry, followed by entering into an alluring space, decorated with an array of hanging greenery, […]

Campos Barista origin experience

    I recently paid Campos Melbourne a visit to have a chat with their ever delightful and softly spoken barista Patrick Dann, who just returned from a trip to origin. Truth be told, Patrick was once a customer at this Elgin Street spot, dropping in each morning over a period of 2 years while […]

Percy’s Aeroplane

At the heart of Percy’s Aeroplane is a bright yellow La Marzocco Linea PB; and much like a pilot- head barista/owner Alex Jiang is the soul of this Kew café. Originally opened by Wes Lim, Percy’s Aeroplane was named after a World War 2 pilot who lived in Kew. A vintage model plane hangs above […]

My Kingdom for a Horse

“A horse a horse, my kingdom for a horse!” A visit to Adelaide wouldn’t be complete without dropping in to see the team at My Kingdom for a Horse. I first came to this vibrant café a year ago, and remember thinking…. ‘with a name like this, the owners must be fans of a Shakespearean […]

From on High

This cosy spot on High Street opened its doors back in 2014. It’s part of the collection of cafes owned by hospitality guru, Phil Gijsbers. You may know his other popular spots:  Hard Pressed, Saint James, Pedro, Yorkshire Brewhouse, and Seven Point Espresso in New York. Most of his other cafes have updated their machine […]

Coffeehaus Co

​The latest cafe to hit Huntingdale, is mere walking distance from my home.  For an area thats been void of specialty coffee, the Coffeehaus has filled a rather large gap. It’s just opposite the train station, and bus stop that transports flocks of Monash University students up to the Clayton Campus on Wellington Road. Coffeehaus […]