Hopetoun Tea Rooms

Hopetoun Tea Rooms is located in the Block Arcade at Collins Street, Melbourne. I had walked past it several times in my previous visits to Melbourne and there was always a line of people queuing up to dine there. It must be the array of scrumptious looking desserts displayed in their window. I was with … Continue reading


Our Melbourne food adventure ended with lunch at Mamasita. Located on the first floor of 11 Collins Street, you could almost walk past without realizing its existence. The set of stairs to the restaurant was tucked between 7-11 and Giotto New Gen clothing shop. We arrived at 12.15pm on Saturday, which was just 15 minutes … Continue reading


Streat Cafe (Flemington) represents a noble enterprise where troubled or disadvantaged youth are given employment and receive training in the hospitality industry. My sister-in-law recommended this place to us and we were not disappointed. The cafe itself reflects their mission in its modesty but this also leaves the food to do the talking. It was … Continue reading

Hardware Société

Hardware Société is one of the trendy breakfast/brunch place that has made a name for themselves as THE place to go for breakfast in Melbourne.  Located in a lane-way of Hardware Street, the cafe is most identifiable by the long queues of people, anxiously awaiting a table and dearly hoping that it lives up to … Continue reading

Laksa King

Laksa King, as the name suggests is famous for its Laksa.  They specialise in Curry Laksa and offers a range of different toppings from the standard chicken, beef or seafood options up to something more exotic such as duck or scallops. For those who are not familiar with Laksa, there are many different types of … Continue reading