Author: Leighton Cheng

Rose Diner and Bar @ Port Melbourne

Was driving by Port Melbourne today to get to Bay Street and chanced upon this cafe behind the diner while asking for some directions, Rose Diners and Bars. 309 Bay Street Port Melbourne 3207. Was in a rush, hence i ordered a soy mocha to go, disclaimer from the barista that made it, the chocolate syrup was runny and she didn’t know if it was too sweet, at first taste, it was fine, smooth, warm with a slight mild bitter taste, aroma wasn’t that strong(but then again, it could have been hidden from the takeaway cup lid). As i was driving back while drinking it, it got sweeter and sweeter, overpowering the initial mild bitter taste of the coffee. On the whole it wasnt a bad mocha, it didnt leave any after coffee taste or breathe, but it could also be due to the overpowering chocolate syrup that was added. Definitely an undisturbed place to hang out with a few friends to fully enjoy each other’s company without the city buzz. Address: 09 Bay Street …

Industry Beans (Melbourne)

Hi Guys, This is my very first post from Melbourne and I am really excited to share with you this cafe that was recommended by some of my local mates studying here. Industry Beans, located at Fitzroy. Having visited that place, my first impression of the cafe was a very modern outlook with an outdoor grassy lounge area which made it look a bit unusual amongst the studio apartments around this area. The seating area behind those glass doors were very humble in their arrangement and decorated with tiles/wooden panels and their stock piles of beans that they have roasted themselves, open for all customers to see (P.S. i will get more images of the interior the next time round i visit that place). My mates specifically told me to get the waiters to do a recommendation of the coffee you would normally drink and they would advice you on the type of beans that they have and which beans might go along better with your regular drink. ┬áBeing a difficult customer with my dietary …