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.

Workshop Brothers Specialty Coffee

Great coffee merits great food, which is kind of how Glen Huntly's hotnuts came into being.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Mar 21 00:00:00 EST 2015


From the berbere to the ful, this Ethiopian cafe offers a spicy start to the day.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Feb 14 00:00:00 EST 2015

Mama Bear

Vietnamese omelette at Mama Bear.

With all-day breakfasts and its own blend of coffee, this cafe has become a hit with the locals.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Jan 31 00:00:00 EST 2015


Ham, raclette and truffle jaffle at Luxembourg Bistro.

Andrew McConnell's sophisticated St Kilda bistro serves up luxurious French brunches.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Jan 17 00:00:00 EST 2015

5 and Dime Bagels

Genuine New York-style boiled bagels have made their way to Melbourne.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Jan 10 00:00:00 EST 2015


Hotcakes at Cornershop.

This Yarraville corner shop has a strong and loyal local following, especially for its weekend breakfasts.

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

Oasis Bakery

Breakfast gets a Middle Eastern and healthy slant at Murumbeena's now-legendary Oasis Bakery.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Dec 13 00:00:00 EST 2014

The Fair Foodstore

A cafe that ranks quality over profit margins is making a fair mark in Richmond.

Eat Out | Kylie Northover | Sat Nov 29 00:00:00 EST 2014


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


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


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


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