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Barista of the Week… Giles Legg

Barista of the Week With… Giles Legg, co-owner/director and head barista Maison Ama Lurra, 123 Howard Street, North Melbourne. Our baristas have so much to say, so we have dropped the ten questions and let them say more. The Coffee … Continue reading

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THE LITTLE MARIONETTE

If there’s a better use of ten square metres in this town, we want to know about it. With just three small tables, more puppeteers lounge across the road in Gladstone Park than could ever fit in the cafe – … Continue reading

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THE MALING ROOM

The Maling Room occupies the former post office building that stands sentinel at the end of Maling Road, Canterbury. It’s a timber-surfaced, pram-and-gran-filled joint that brims with the chatter of locals, and attentive staff shimmy and smile through this eclectic … Continue reading

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MONK BODHI DHARMA

Named after a Fifth-Century Buddhist monk from southern India, this modest establishment – hidden behind a dental surgery off Carlisle Street – specialises in coffee and tea, and also serves up hearty vegetarian dishes such as North African ratatouille and … Continue reading

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MARKET LANE COFFEE

Tucked away in a corner of the Prahran Market, this cafe and micro-roaster approaches its work with passion and knowledge. Staff will gladly explain the difference between espresso and filter (or pour-over) methods of brewing, and a blackboard diagram offers … Continue reading

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