Piccolina has opened their flagship store in Collingwood just in time for summer. It's got quite a different look from their original Hawthorn shop, featuring a terrazzo floor and exposed brickwork that are a homage to the history of the building and the historical architectural style of Italy. It's also much larger than Hawthorn, in terms of standing room and kitchen space, which helps with the production of their cakes and gelati for both locations. It's long and narrow, and if you go towards the back you can...

8-week old Proud Sprout is where cafe dishes go to get a Nepalese and Sri Lankan twist, thanks to owners Karishma and Waseem. After opening Little Temper in Hawthorn, they've journeyed on to start up their second cafe in Collingwood, on the Southern end of Smith Street....