There aren't quite as many well-known cafes in Kew East compared to nearby Balwyn, but thankfully there are still some that exist. Fat Penguin Cafe is one of these. It's set up in what was once a house, and is larger than it appears from the outside. An outdoors courtyard is popular when the weather plays nice, the wooden communal tables and abounding greenery making it feel like a get-together with the neighbours in the backyard....

Today we ordered a dinner-time food delivery from a local takeaway restaurant in Kew East via Menulog. Browsing the different cuisines on offer, Indian appealed to us the most on this occasion, so we chose Preeti Indian Takeaway. We ordered beef vindaloo, fish madras and some lemon rice to accompany our curries. The beef vindaloo was really good, with soft meat and a nice, tangy kick from the vinegar. The lemon rice was also done very well and the fish in the madras curry tasted quite fresh. We did...