Fitzroyalty

Hyperlocal news about Melbourne's first suburb: Fitzroy 3065

lunch at Hanabi Sushi on Smith St

Hanabi Sushi is a relatively newly opened informal restaurant on Smith St. It opened around the same time as Hinoki Pantry and soon after Shop Ramen (which is next door). Loosely speaking (considering I am no expert and have not been to Japan) Hanabi falls under the ‘authentic’ style of Japanese restaurant, like Hinoki, compared to influenced / fusion / westernised places like Shop Ramen and Teriyaki Anarchy Sake.…

lunch at La Condesa on Chapel St Fitzroy

No, not the more famous Chapel St southside, but the little one off Johnston St that is home to Juddy Roller cafe. The former Mughal Indian restaurant on the corner of Chapel and Johnston streets is being refitted as the dining room for the new La Condesa taqueria but, in the meantime, the kitchen is already operating and serving out of a shack at the rear of the property.…