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.
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