Tag Archives for Footscray

Oriental Charcoal BBQ

110 Hopkins St, Footscray Phone: 9687 0421 There’s few greater things in this world than food on sticks. A thing that @carryon_JW and I agree on. So after an exciting but long day out for his birthday, we stopped in … Continue reading

20. December 2012 by cloudcontrol
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Poonami

275 Barkly Street, Footscray Phone: 9687 4094 I’ve lived in Footscray for just over two years now. Just about every day, I walk past Poon’s on my way home. On most nights it’s busy; on weekends it’s usually packed. Yet … Continue reading

24. October 2012 by cloudcontrol
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The Footscray gentrification trap

I would like acknowledging the traditional owners of these lands, the ‘working class’ Westies of yore. There have been a spate of cafes opening in Footscray and surrounds of late. There are some – myself included – who take a … Continue reading

10. July 2012 by cloudcontrol
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A basic Footscray food crawl (of sorts)

Since I moved to Footscray about 18 months ago, I get a lot of questions about where to eat; specifically, where to get good Vietnamese food. It’s understandable, I guess, as there are a lot of options, so it’s hard … Continue reading

01. April 2012 by cloudcontrol
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African Taste

124 Victoria St, Seddon Phone: 9687 0560 I first heard about this place not long after I moved to Footscray. One of the neighbours mentioned it at my housewarming. Then I heard about it again from Lauren not long after … Continue reading

09. February 2012 by cloudcontrol
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Footscray’s best buns

One of the great things about writing a foodblog is it can justify some pretty insane eating activities, like doing a ramen crawl around the city, or blind testing mince pies and banh mi. Recently, I decided it might be … Continue reading

22. January 2012 by cloudcontrol
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Cong Tu Bac Lieu

Shop 4 Westville Central Shopping Centre, 62 Nicholson St, Footscray Phone: 9004 1781 As a foodblogger, I get a little jaded sometimes; especially when it comes to Vietnamese food, because I live in the Vina Mecca that is Footscray. The vast … Continue reading

27. September 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Sen

74-76 Nicholson St, Footscray Phone: 9687 4450 There’s been a lot of buzz about new restaurants opening in Melbourne lately. The Age had an article about a slew of new places opening, giving a bit of a guide to the … Continue reading

24. June 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Yum Cha at Dai Duong

Shop 5/64 Hopkins St, Footscray Phone: 9689 9899 Regular readers of this blog will know that I, as a child of Chinese migrants, and as a thoroughly modern Melburnian, love yum cha. This Chinese version of brunch/lunch/morning tea is partly … Continue reading

13. June 2011 by cloudcontrol
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Awash

82 Hopkins St, Footscray Phone: 9687 1955 I’ve been meaning to get our of my local dining rut. Which isn’t so much of a rut as a predilection to eating at Vietnamese restaurants when I go out for dinner locally. … Continue reading

16. May 2011 by cloudcontrol
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