Hunters’ Roots

A quaint little lunch spot located near Flinders station, I saw some interesting pictures of their meals and decided to give it a try. They use a fill-in system for orders due to their highly customized menu options. They also had a variety of juices and mixes available which were really yummy. Basically the entire […]

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Yonehana (米花)

A tiny shop nestled in the chaos that is Tokyo’s Tsukiji Market. Generally when I visit Japanese fish markets I tend to go for 1 thing: tuna donburi. I usually avoid places with long lines unless I personally hear a recommendation from someone because lines in Japan can be misleading – I’ve seen lines at […]

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長岡小嶋屋 (Kojimaya)

This place was highly recommended online when I was searching a good place to try Niigata’s specialty ‘hegi soba’. It’s a bonus that it’s located right by Niigata station as well, so I could easily drop by and have it for lunch. The hardest part was navigating the CoCoLo building that it is inside of […]

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Glorious Chain Cafe

Walked past this shop with a friend while we were shopping in the area and almost missed it but I got a glimpse of their menu outside and we were surprised to find such a cute cafe that we never noticed until now. The burgers here are at a reasonable price considering how generous the […]

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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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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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Mister Sunshine’s

Happened to look this place up as I was visiting the IceArena nearby. Ratings were good and ambience looked super homey. They even had blankets stored in a shelf although I didn’t see anyone using them (then again, I was seated indoors both times I visited). On the left was the Sauteed Field Mushrooms and […]

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A Mother’s Milk

Came here for a simple brunch and was very pleased and satisfied with the meal. I decided to go with my usual avacado and egg staple, which was generous in it’s serving of avacado and just the right amount for me. My friend advised that their baked eggs were delicious and that she always came […]

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