Two Fat Monks is now a year old, and has developed into quite a popular eatery. It's set within an expansive warehouse space, with various seating options roughly arranged around the central bar. Despite its popularity, tables are not crammed in; it's well-spaced, creating a sense of privacy for all diners....

A little wander northwards to the Station St shopping strip brings us to CH James, only a short walk from Fairfield station. The cafe is named after Charles Henry James, a prolific community-minded businessman and entrepreneur in the 1880s who was local to the area. ...

What a lovely day for a get-together! With sunny warmth that Melbourne hasn't seen for a while, it was perfect weather for the AFL grand finals. The cafe was actually closing early today for the big game, but we managed to sneak in for a quick bite before lunch service wrapped up. The sweet potato wedges were a little different from what K and C imagined, being more like chunky pieces of baked sweet potato rather than the chip sort of wedges. Despite this, they were pretty tasty, coming...