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Lamb & Rice and Everything Nice

New Somali Kitchen 284 Racecourse Road, Flemington VIC 3031 Ph: 03 8589 7631 The Racecourse Road shopping strip that splits the suburbs of Flemington and Kensington is one rather fascinating neighbourhood, particularly if you’re chasing quality cheap eats. Some of the more notable operators in the area include Laksa King, I Love Dumplings & African […]

A Little Ray of Sunshine

Xuan Banh Cuon 232 Hampshire Rd, Sunshine VIC 3020 Ph: +61 (0)422 810 075 No shortage of Vietnamese eateries out in Sunshine, however Xuan Banh Cuon distinguishes itself from the pack with Northern Vietnamese dishes that are difficult to happen upon in Melbourne. Their namesake, the Banh Cuon is heavenly, featuring paper thin translucent rice […]

Thai-riffic Boat Noodles

Jinda Thai 7 Ferguson Street, Richmond,VIC 3121 Ph: 03 9419 5899 Jinda Thai is located merely metres away from bustling Victoria St, however it seems another world away. The expansive warehouse space has been given a marvellous makeover resulting in a unique country feel. The lacquered exposed brickwork, a wall of white framed windows & […]


Kustom Burgers 861 High St, Thornbury VIC 3071 Ph: 03 9484 9316 Kustom Burgers first came to my attention back in May 2014 whilst still in the fit-out phase. Reportedly owner Paul Hendrie spent two years meticulously creating the venue before finally opening to the public in early April 2015. Hendrie is clearly a car […]