Gentrifying Gertrude Street (Charcoal Lane, Fitzroy)
Eating Out / Fitzroy-Collingwood

Gentrifying Gertrude Street (Charcoal Lane, Fitzroy)

Charcoal Lane 136 Gertrude Street Fitzroy web: http://www.charcoallane.com.au/ There was an article in The Age today about the gentrification of Gertrude Street. Titled “is this the hippest street in town?”, I would wager if The Age has found out about it, it’s probably too mainstream for real hipsters. While I did have a sojourn living in … Continue reading

Five dishes, two birds, one stone (South Yarra)
Eating Out / South Yarra

Five dishes, two birds, one stone (South Yarra)

Two Birds One Stone 12 Claremont Street South Yarra web: http://www.twobirdsonestonecafe.com.au/ Before she left to do her MBA in the USA, my friend S was very good at seeking out the cafes of the moment and suggesting we do brunch there. So, prior to about eleventy thousand blog posts appearing on Urbanspoon, extolling the virtues of … Continue reading

Lashing out at Lamaro’s (South Melbourne)
Eating Out / South Melbourne

Lashing out at Lamaro’s (South Melbourne)

Lamaro’s 273 Cecil Street South Melbourne web: http://www.lamaros.com.au/ Lamaro’s has been on my South Melbourne wishlist ever since moving to the area two years ago. Therefore, I was super excited that a friend’s hen’s party was held there recently – I know, classy joint for a hen’s! So… I wonder whether this is the first … Continue reading