Riverside Kitchen, Essendon

This might strike you as an odd place to feature, seeing it is the Kitchen at Essendon Golf Course, but it’s worth it! Overlooking the course and nestled in the backstreets of Ascote Vale/Essendon, it’s a lovely spot to have breakfast, arvo drinks or dinner. It has a strong Italian influence and they are so…

Pope Joan, Brunswick East

Most of the menu was gluten free but as soon as they said they use a separate fryer for chips, I knew what I was having… hot chips of lunch! They have GF bread but use the same toaster, so I wan’t willing to risk it. Other items were sardines on toast, guacamole with corn,…

Platform Espresso, Glen Iris

  I usually try to avoid breakfast at cafes – the whole ‘yes we have gluten free toast in the same toaster as normal bread and the same butter/knives’ really annoys me and so I find it best to stick to coffee and avoid the hassle. Platform Espresso was really accommodating and the waiter kept…