GAYE WEEDEN & HAYLEY SMORGON
Melbourne’s Eastern suburbs
What do you do?
What is your guilty please?
Good sourdough with lashings of French butter. (H)
Watching movies on my laptop with headphones on. (G)
What’s the key to uncovering Melbourne’s secret eateries?
Speak to the locals. They know all the secrets in their area. (H)
Choose an area and walk (with The Baker, The Best Coffeemaker in hand!) – the good places always stand out! (G)
Where is your favourite Melbourne food market?
Little Saigon Market for all your Asian specialties at a fraction of the cost! (H)
The Prahran Market for the best quality produce – particularly the fruit at Pino’s Fine Produce and seafood at Claringbolds. I also love South Melbourne for the oyster shots at Aptus Seafoods. (G)
Like every true Melburnian, we love a good cup of coffee. Who’s your favourite barista in the city?
The guys at Movida Bakery in South Yarra and Patisserie Francaise Frou Frou in Hawksburn. (H)
The boys at St Edmonds in Prahran. (G)
You two are our eyes and ears to Melbourne’s underground food scene! Who are your favourite chefs?
Nicky Riemer at Union Dining in Richmond. I love her fresh seasonal salads and dishes. (H)
Benjamin Cooper at Chin Chin. Love sharing lots of their modern Asian dishes with great drinks. Always a fun night out! (G)
What are your top five must-haves?
1.My Macbook Air
2. iPhone with hands-free in the car
3. A good coffee from St Edmonds, Prahran
4. Food delivery services. I use Pinos Fine Fruit in the Prahran Market
5. A blow wave from BlowOut Bar in Toorak Village