Archive of ‘Reviews’ category

Review: Touchwood Cafe

I had read a lot about Touchwood since it opened a little while back, and despite it being down the road from work I still hadn’t made the journey to check it out. This was finally rectified one chilly Melbourne Thursday when I was able to get down there with a friend who also works locally and grab some lunch.

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Review: Shop Ramen

Shop Ramen first made an appearance on Smith Street as a 10 day pop-up ramen store in Storm in a Teacup back in February, but now has a more permanent home near the corner of Johnston Street. I have walked past many a time and it is always extremely busy, but one Friday night B and I decided it was time for us to check it out for ourselves.

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Review: Jimmy Grants

We tried to visit Jimmy Grants back when it first opened, but upon arriving early one Saturday evening to find the place rather chaotic we gave up and went elsewhere. There was a queue out the door of people waiting for a table, the available tables were being used by takeaway customers waiting on their orders, and it appeared that there were 3 separate places you could order food from – it was all too much for us! A few months have since passed so we decided it was time to give it another shot, and see whether the food was worth the hype! (more…)

Spotlight On: Who Gives A Crap

The topic of today’s post is a little different to what I usually write about, but today I want to talk about toilet paper. Specifically, Who Gives A Crap’s toilet paper. Who Gives A Crap is a company that started in Melbourne just over a year ago and creates sustainable, fully recycled toilet paper that is free from inks, dyes and perfumes. Even better than that, 50% of the profits of their sales goes to Water Aid to help build toilets and improve sanitation in the developing world – how impressive is that! Toilet paper with a heart!

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