Single O Japan

Huge thanks to Wendy and the Single O crew for sending out a sample of the coffee currently on at their Tokyo brew bar. I’ve long enjoyed Single O’s coffee, and like many, I have taken a multitude of photographs of their iconic Reservoir Street hole in the wall brew bar. They spread their wing […]


All the stars seem to have aligned for couple Cody Nesbit and Tash Strachan, when they opened their first café with Tash’s sister Chloe last year.  ‘Kodama’, which is named after Japanese spirits made popular in the 1997 film, Princess Mononoke, has undeniably made its mark in Williamstown; and in light of how busy it […]

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, […]

Mister and Miss 

Mont Albert’s most popular resident comes in the form of a contemporary cafe on Whitehorse Road.  Mister + Miss is housed in a former mechanic’s garage, and is named after owners Mr Dennis Chronis & Miss Christina Panettieri. The pair have been in hospitality for over 20 years, and met several years ago when Christina […]

Peasant Coffee + Food

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” It’s been a long held belief in Melbourne, that the probability of locating a specialty coffee focused café diminishes the further east one travels from the CBD.  Paul Nedza noticed the void, so when he decided to put down the woodworking tools earlier this year, he threw caution to the […]

Fairfax Coffee Project

The team behind My Other Brother, Tinker Northcote, Age of Sail, and Penta Elsternwick have answered the calls of many. They’ve brought Specialty Coffee &  Wholesome Food Fare to Westfield Southland . Gone are the days of mediocre coffee while at shopping centres. The Fairfax Coffee Project serves coffee roasted by Inglewood, and if you’re […]

A Spot for Joe

‘A Spot for Joe’ has been a Geelong favourite for over 6 years, and when its original owner Jared Cooper decided to call it a day, long-time customer, Dave Browning jumped at the opportunity to have his own permanent shopfront. Having spent years running other people’s cafes, and growing his mobile coffee van “Mr B” […]