South Yarra

Peppan’s Bar & Cafe, South Yarra

Peppan’s Bar & Cafe, South Yarra

If ever there’s an ideal spot for afternoon drinks in the sun and people watching it’s at Chapel Street, South Yarra. And a great spot to enable that is Peppan’s Bar & Cafe. Hear the roar of the Toorak tractors as you sip your drinks […]

Frozen by a Thousand Blessings, South Yarra

Frozen by a Thousand Blessings, South Yarra

I’ve always been a heavy cynic when it comes to frozen yoghurt places. Why should I have the trouble of preparing and designing my own food? Why should I be manipulated into upweighting (literally) my own choices? However, Frozen by a Thousand Blessings is one exception […]

Lux Bite, South Yarra

Lux Bite, South Yarra

There’s quite a few patisserie and dessert shops over in South Yarra side and LuxBite is one of the better well known ones thanks to an appearance on some TV show called MasterChef. Of course I had to go for the Lolly Bag Cake, and also got the […]

Soda Rock Diner, South Yarra

Soda Rock Diner, South Yarra

Back in my day, Soda Rock was the cornerstone of the area, literally being the corner between Chapel and Toorak Road. It has a very cool retro-American vibe and you can tell the staff have a bit of fun working there. It has a few […]

Krakatoa, South Yarra

Krakatoa, South Yarra

One of the lunch cafes I was always keen to hit but always missed was Krakatoa, which does Asian-styled breakfasts with funky Malaysian and Indonesian twists. It’s closed on a Tuesday as well as after 3pm but it’s a nice change of pace that’s well […]

Fiesta Mexican Restaurant, South Yarra

Fiesta Mexican Restaurant, South Yarra

The name Fiesta conjures visions of smiling people, great music, excess alcohol and a happening vibe and our experience at Fiesta Mexican Restaurant had all of these components going for it. The dinner itself was a precursor to my boardgames evening extravaganza so it was satisfying […]

Two Birds One Stone, South Yarra

Two Birds One Stone, South Yarra

If I had to name my favourite brunch cafe I’ve discovered in my short time here, it’ll probably be Two Birds One Stone which is situated right next to my first apartment in Claremont Street, South Yarra. I couldn’t have asked for a better introduction to […]