La Baia is a fitting name for this Italian restaurant, given its views of the South Melbourne Foreshore and the bay beyond. The theme of the menu is authentic Italian, and it includes some regional dishes. Our favourite of the night is the Melenzane Ripiene. Slivers of eggplant are rolled around fresh ricotta and finished with Grana Padano, rocket and balsamic glaze....

Julien Moussi has opened yet another cafe, this time in the quieter suburb of Malvern. The Mojo Benny is a delicious combination of Cuban pulled pork, cheddar cornbread waffle, guacamole, chipotle hollandaise, poached eggs, and mushrooms, but the pork is quite overseasoned today. You don't often come across burrata on a brunch menu, but we found it here together with a savoury granola, fresh basil, chilli balsamic, cherry tomatoes, target beetroot and mint EVOO....

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