In Melbourne, a city full of food and obsessed by coffee, I cook, I eat, I share the good news and the bad. essjay eats

The Brix Cafe and Bistrot

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

  [flickr id=”6083866389″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”medium” group=”” align=”centre”] It doesn’t happen very often these days unfortunately, but the meal I had at The Brix last week was astounding. Keen eyes have been keeping an eye on the space behind Foxton’s Real Estate Agency at 412 Brunswick street for a while now. The planning permit was […]

Review: Griff’s Wine Pub

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Where else can you order bottles of Parker 2003 Cabernet for $49 a bottle? Griff’s wine pub has been quietly feeding the faithful for almost two years under it’s latest guise (let’s all try to forget about the Purple Turtle shall we?). On the corner of Johnston and Napier streets in Fitzroy, it’s a stylish […]

Review: Birdman Eating

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

A lazy Saturday morning beckoned, and a trip to The Commoner seemed to be the order of the day, but alas, when we arrived the door was firmly shut. A quick scan through the mental rolodex of places I’ve always meant to get to, but haven’t – Birdman Eating. It’s not far away, the parking gods are on our […]