Richmond

Bahari The Hellenic Palate, Richmond, Melbourne

Bahari The Hellenic Palate, Richmond, Melbourne

With life now well situated in the Northern hemisphere, I have a few good friends back home to keep me updated on the food scene. My new contributor EJ had such a treat and is still recovering, after a mesmerising line up of food from […]

Co Do, Richmond

Co Do, Richmond

It can be sometimes overwhelming deciding which of Victoria Street’s Vietnamese are deserving of your dining. What I’ve learnt so far is that is pretty good all around! My usual barometer of quality¬†is the level of crowd, and in the new year buzz Co Do […]

Barrio 3121 Cafeteria, Richmond, Melbourne

Barrio 3121 Cafeteria, Richmond, Melbourne

[Edit: permanently closed] Barrio 3121 is a new-ish addition to the Richmond brunch scene, away from the usual crowds of Swan Street. Jenny and I headed in to check out their coffee and menu, and we were more than happy with both. The menu offers […]

Pho Chu The, Richmond

Pho Chu The, Richmond

Our second evening with Christina was filled with a lot more meat, as we opted for a repeat of last year’s adventure with IKEA and pho again. Unsurprisingly, we also ended up with more bag clips. They’re great. Choice of restaurant for this night was […]

Gelato Messina, Richmond

Gelato Messina, Richmond

What beats having the best gelato in town? Having the best gelato in town in bed. To accompany a lazy night in we popped out for a takeaway tub of 0.5L from a nearby Gelato Messina. The packaging (in a foam box, followed by a […]

IKEA Restaurant & Cafe, Richmond, Melbourne

IKEA Restaurant & Cafe, Richmond, Melbourne

It took me about four trips to realise IKEA even had a foodcourt. New Zealand sadly has no IKEA stores so the concept of a flatpack DIY furniture and homeware store is already overwhelming. And now you can eat there too?¬†The meatballs are apparently the […]

I Love Pho 264, Richmond

I Love Pho 264, Richmond

When there’s seemingly dozens of restaurants serving the same dish in the same street, in one of the most Vietnamese-populated communities in Melbourne, you really gotta have something going for it to be consistently busy. I Love Pho brings one of the best pho games […]