Carmine’s

One of my favourite places to visit on Lygon street whenever a pasta-craving hits, the pasta I got recommended the first time I went went on to be my usual order every time after! I also loved how friendly and attentive the waiters were, and that there were generations working in the shop! My first […]

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Humble Rays

A spacious brunch place lodged between the city and Melbourne Uni, Humble Rays seems to be a frequent haunt for many of my friends, although I myself have only been twice. The layout and decor is minimalistic and neat, and the glass doors certainly allow some “rays” of natural light in and add to the […]

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Coda

Taking a chance on a place that was rated well on Urbanspoon, my friends and I dropped by the inconspicuous (read: hard to find) asian fusion restaurant; Coda. Following google maps, the restaurant is located in a tiny alleyway with only a very nondescript sign on the side of the building as well as on […]

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Vlado’s

A favourite of my brother’s, Vlado’s is a grilled steakhouse that has a set menu of which your only choices are which cut of meat you would like. Though it doesn’t seem so, the restaurant fits quite a number of customers however I would advise calling ahead to book if you choose to visit. Aside […]

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+39

My brother’s favourite pizza restaurant, +39 has a substantial selection of unique pizza combinations as well as a decent variety of pastas available. Below, are the blue swimmer crab spaghetti, their signature +39 pizza and even their 39 layers lasagna. The pizzas were light and delicious, with a crispy thin crusts. Lasagna was yummy and […]

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Brick Lane (formerly Rustica)

Brick Lane, formerly known as Rustica Cafe, is located in the tiny Guildford Lane near Melbourne Central. My father is a big fan of their coffee and croissants and keeps a loyalty card which he whips out every time he’s in Melbourne. An Aussie staple, I usually go for their smash avo brunch, which is […]

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Entrecôte

A nondescript restaurant hidden inside Alfred Place, entrecote was a cozy, relaxing place for dinner. The interior decor was simple and also featured various ‘moving’ portraits which were very intriguing, as they would alternate with each others’ frames throughout the meal. We ordered a few small sharing plates to try such as the top left […]

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Soi 38

Found by my friend, Soi 38 is a restaurant serving thai boat noodles. However, unlike the iconic tiny boat noodle bowls in Thailand, these are normal sized portions. Regardless, they come really cheap at only $10 per bowl, or $15 for a large bowl! Clockwise from top left is the beef boat noodles, duck noodles, […]

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