Paper Plate | Richmond

Melbourne Explorer visited Paper Plate for their grand opening.  Situated on Richmond’s popular Bridge Road, Paper Plate is bringing a Vietnamese flare to an increasingly diverse foodie hub. An asian inspired cocktail list greets you for dinner.  My recommendation is the Mekhong Sour with whisky, citrus, egg whites and cinnamon, or their famous espresso martini …

Three Monkeys Place | Doncaster East

Attending a special event organised by the girls at Collective Curators, I got to sample the brunch menu at Three Monkeys Place. These guys are setting the bar in Melbourne’s east for great flavours and exquisite presentation.  Would recommend the French Toast or the Corn Fritters. Check out their website, and take a drive if …

Eastern Dumpling House | Carnegie

This was the second time that I had visited Eastern Dumpling House in Carnegie and as usual they didn’t disappoint. My favourite dish by far is the pan-fried shanghai dumplings ($8.50 for 6).  Freshly made and juicy inside. I also had the claypot chicken and Chinese mushroom ($14.80)  with rice ($2) and would recommend this. They have …

Gingerbread Demolition | CBD

How exciting and delicious does this sound….a gingerbread demolition! Picture a large intricately decorated gingerbread house being smashed to pieces and devoured, all in the name of charity, Save The Children Australia. Then, if that wasn’t delicious enough, there are treats served up by some of Melbourne’s most famous creators, including Bernard Chu from LuxBite, …