Review: Next of Kin, Elsternwick

Originally published on Concrete Playground.

A suave culinary cafe built for food and design obsessives.

As the brunch plague engulfs Melbourne further and further every week, it can be tricky choosing a cafe to dine at. Next of Kin makes the decision process easier — for southsiders, at least. Continue reading “Review: Next of Kin, Elsternwick”

Review: The Piggery Cafe at Burnham Beeches, Sherbrooke

Originally published on Concrete Playground

The drive to Sherbrooke is a rewarding one.

Do you need some motivation to get yourself up those brutal 1000 Steps at Mount Dandenong? Promise yourself a lunch at Burnham Beeches in nearby Sherbrooke and you’ll be running up the track. Continue reading “Review: The Piggery Cafe at Burnham Beeches, Sherbrooke”

Review: Glovers Station Elsternwick

Originally published on Concrete Playground.

We wouldn’t put it past experienced hospo hands Mary-Jane Daffy and Jim Marinis to convert an old Tudor-styled mechanics shed into a cafe — oh wait, they already have. Glovers Station is Elsternwick’s new go-to brunch hub, offering an impeccable menu with an exquisite fit out to match. Continue reading “Review: Glovers Station Elsternwick”