Good Food - Kylie Northover

Kylie Northover

Arts writer

Before joining The Age in 2006, Kylie worked as a writer, sub-editor and features editor at various newspapers and magazines in London. Since joining The Age she has worked as an online producer and reporter, as well as deputy editor of EG, editor of Melbourne Life and deputy Arts editor. She currently writes news and arts features.

Brothl

The breakfast broth at Brothl.

Brothl's broths are based on bones and offal from some of Melbourne's top restaurants.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Nov 22 00:00:00 EST 2014

STREAT

Crushed peas and broad beans, poached eggs and eggplant kasundi.

Behind a popular cafe is a social program helping homeless youths.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Nov 01 00:00:00 EST 2014

Carolina

The 'Wurst breakfast' at Carolina.

This former cobbler shop is still advertising shoes in its window, but is actually a popular organic cafe.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Oct 25 00:00:00 EST 2014

Plenty

The truffle, prosciutto and parmesan sandwich served at Plenty Cafe in Windsor.

Jason Chan's latest cafe is a ''grown-up'' version of his first eatery Batch. Think fluffy ricotta pancakes, oats rolled to order and a Bloody Mary with a pork floss twist.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Fri Oct 03 16:16:36 EST 2014

Mighty Boy Eatery

House-baked eggs with Thai-style sausage.

Fitzroy's Mighty Boy cafe has a distinctly south-east Asian twist.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Sep 20 00:00:00 EST 2014

Long Shot

Lemon curd and toffee cake at Long Shot.

The queues have been steadily growing at this artisan bakery-cafe in Docklands.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Aug 30 00:00:00 EST 2014

Jardin Tan

Hot item: Jardin Tan's banh xeo.

The Vietnamese breakfast and lunch menus at Jardin Tan are an interesting departure from Shannon Bennett's signature fine-dining fare.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Aug 23 00:00:00 EST 2014

Harvest Foodstore

Mushroom ragu with kale and poached eggs.

In-store cafe's healthy menu is produced using locally sourced organic ingredients.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Aug 16 00:00:00 EST 2014

Mr Hendricks

French flair: The breakfast cassoulet.

From crisp eggs to cassoulet, this French-influenced cafe lifts the breakfast stakes in Balwyn.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Aug 09 00:00:00 EST 2014

Lady Bower

Citrus-cured salmon, potato and pea salad.

This Reservoir cafe taps into the community vibe and attracts locals old and new.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Aug 02 00:00:00 EST 2014

Millstone Patisserie

Alice Wright's pastries.

Paris-trained pastry chef Alice Wright's cake display case should be your focus here.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Jul 26 00:00:00 EST 2014

Jerry Joy

Apple and almond pikelets with blueberry jam and yoghurt foam.

Jerry Joy joins the increasingly foodie-oriented pocket of Thornbury.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Jul 19 00:00:00 EST 2014

The Fat Penguin

Dukkah scrambled eggs at The Fat Penguin.

Top notch brekkies and old-school service.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Jul 12 00:00:00 EST 2014

Best brekkie: The Fat Penguin

Fat Penguin Cafe in Kew.

The Facciolo family knows how to win a following.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Fri Jul 11 17:11:39 EST 2014

Persillade

Persillade's big breakfast board.

This East Melbourne 'cave a manger' does a roaring trade in brekkie boards and smoked trout congee.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Jul 05 00:00:00 EST 2014

Best brekkie: Yarraville's Butcher 128

Butcher 128.

Get cracking for what might be the best eggs in the west.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Jun 28 16:37:17 EST 2014

Butcher 128

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Get cracking for what might be the best eggs in the west.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Fri Jun 27 15:40:56 EST 2014

Best brekkie: Armadale's Cafe Rouge

Croque-monsieur.

Down south, there is a masterful French cafe tucked away near Toorak station.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Jun 21 22:08:33 EST 2014

Rouge Cafe

Good and proper: Croque-monsieur at Cafe Rouge.

Francophiles take note - you'll find this masterful French cafe tucked away near Toorak station.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Jun 21 00:00:00 EST 2014

Trade blooms for St Rose cafe in Essendon

Hands full: St Rose cafe's blend of

Decent coffee and firm favourite cafe fare is proving a winning combination for St Rose in Essendon.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Jun 14 11:38:30 EST 2014