White MOJO. The Cafe that's been making Instagrammers giddy with delight, and even making a splash in the papers for the Instagram-worthiness of its plates of food. While it's only been open in the CBD for a few months, there were already plans for a second branch in Balwyn, and the time for its reveal has finally arrived. Balwyn is no stranger to mighty fine cafe eats. Is White MOJO able to hold its own? For its Balwyn digs, White MOJO has snagged a spot in a busy strip...

A cafe with a difference, Scarvelli holds a paddock to plate philosophy. Though many cafes use local produce, not many can claim to source it from their own farm. Down at Swan Bay on the Bellarine Peninsula, is a sustainable farm run by Scarvelli Cafe's owner, Clare Voitin, used to provide for the cafe's seasonal produce-driven menu. This philosophy extends to the cafe itself, where pots are being readied for planting herbs. Scarvelli also has quite the reputation for quality coffee, using beans roasted by Industry Beans. The friendly and...

The restaurant had a warm and friendly vibe and was a busy place to be for Sunday lunch; it was still almost full when we left at around 3pm. Thankfully it has a deceptively small shopfront; Pure Italian also has a downstairs area next to the kitchen. It doubles as a small store, offering a selection of cakes, small goods, antipasto and other various Italian food products for sale. Menus are written up on the board and today it included a selection of two entrees, about 10 mains...