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Third Wave Cafe – Making waves in Prahran

Third Wave Cafe has recently launched their second cafe in Prahran after the huge success of their Port Melbourne cafe and we were invited by Greg the owner to check it out. Being conveniently located near the Prahran Market and with Chapel St around the corner, Third Wave makes a great place to stop and…

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Beer Deluxe – Fed Square

Beer Deluxe are known for 2 things, burgers and their extensive beer menu. Located in Fed Square (and Hawthorn) it boasts 2 levels with the upper a dedicated burger bar and the lower which has a dining space with a more extensive food menu. Options range from a plain at $11 to their Burger DeLuxe…

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Phillippa’s – Keeping the art of bread making alive

Phillippa’s a petite group of bakeries are continuing centuries old tradition by keeping to simple ingredients, using old school baking methods to produce some really tasty breads.¬†Phillipa’s have stores in the CBD, Richmond, Brighton and the original store in Armadale. Their product range consists of breads, pastries, preserves and sandwiches. I popped into their newest…

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Brother Baba Budan – Devoted to coffee

The story goes Buba Budan, an Islamic scholar who lived in the 17th Century smuggled 7 seeds of coffee out of Yemen into southern India where he raised thriving plants. This started the global spread of coffee cultivation and it is Buba Budan’s devotion to coffee that this coffee house was named. BBB continues this…

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Ganache Chocolate – Pure Decadence

Ganache Chocolate is an artisan chocolate sensation offering European style chocolates from two great locations in South Yarra and Melbourne CBD.¬†Founded by Arno Backes who incidentally has served the likes of the British Royal Family, has created this unique European chocolate lounge showcasing some of the finest couverture¬†chocolates. Product range here includes chocolate bars, chocolate…

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Manchester Press – An inner City Sanctum

Manchester Press is yet another example of the many hidden gems in what appears to be a growing culture of cafes tucked away in the array of once derelict lanes-ways in Melbourne’s CBD. Located on Rankins Lane, just off Little Bourke St, Manchester Press or (MP) as the signage suggests inherits its name from the…

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