Cheap eats at Tahina

Red shakshuka at Tahina

I do love some Middle Eastern food.  After all I’m officially Ottolenghi obsessed and my perfect breakfast is a serve of Shakshuka. So Tahina’s opening in Northcote is kind of a big deal for me. Tahina serves up Israeli street food created by Tel Aviv born chef Roy Sassonkin. This is no fine dining establishment.

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Transformer Fitzroy may just convert this carnivore

Mushrooms at Transformer

As a committed carnivore I have been known to wonder out loud “where is the bacon?” when I eat at vegetarian restaurants.  But Transformer Fitzroy may just have converted me to the world of vegetarians, at least for a meal or two.  Transformer is owned by the same team as vegetarian stalwart The Vegie Bar

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