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.

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

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

St Rose

Speciality coffee and simple cafe fare are proving a winning combination across all age groups.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Fri Jun 13 15:57:59 EST 2014

Arkwright & Co: British retro with a twist

This North Carlton venture harks back to British factory tearooms of the 1950s.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Jun 07 01:00:00 EST 2014

Arkwright & Co

Pie of the day.

This North Carlton venture harks back to British factory tearooms of the 1950s.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Fri Jun 06 15:10:57 EST 2014

St Kilda Dispensary

The breakfast trifle features fruit 'pearls'.

Lining up for your medicine takes on a whole new meaning at this medical-themed cafe.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat May 31 00:00:00 EST 2014

Little Henri

Classic breakfast dishes prepared with care reward northerners at this Thornbury cafe.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat May 24 00:00:00 EST 2014

Best Brekkie - Little Henri, Thornbury

Classic breakfast dishes that are prepared with care reward northerners at Little Henri.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Mon May 19 10:51:43 EST 2014

The Grain Store

The Grain Store steps it up in the CBD with their creative breakfast menu of locally produced, seasonal and sustainable food.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat May 17 00:00:00 EST 2014

Lezzet

Perfect for the colder weekend mornings, these traditional Turkish breakfasts are hearty and warming.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat May 10 00:00:00 EST 2014