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Archive for the 'North_Fitzroy' Category

Supermaxi – a further slice or two

Monday, May 10th, 2010

It’s been a few months now since Rita Micali’s new venture, Supermaxi, opened it’s doors.  I’ve been back a few times now, so lets have a look beyond first impressions. I’ve dined alone at the bar, with a friend a couple of times and with a group including children.

A little taste of: Supermaxi

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

A quick mini-review. Supermaxi has taken over the home of the very uninspiring Middle Eastern restaurant on St Georges road, next to the linear bike park.  The outside hasn’t changed, still ugly puce with graffiti, inside has been tarted up a bit, not too much. The view out on to the bike park is actually […]

Preview: Munsterhaus (updated)

Saturday, March 13th, 2010

There has been action a-plenty on St Georges Road North Fitzroy lately. There’s news of Rita Macali’s new pizza joint  Supermaxi opening soon, the lentil place has had a revamp, Bryce Bernhardt and Michael Smith’s curiously named Jorg is set to open, even La Sera’s been painted.

Breakfast at Cavallini

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

Robert Coco’s Cavallini bakery is a brilliant addition to the Queens Parade strip. I doubted the place could bare one more bakery (in fact one has closed recently) but Cavallini is of such high quality, folks come from miles around the sample a leek, proscuitto and taleggio tart and some of Toby’s decent coffee. I […]