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  • First-time operators draw on “mindful hospitality” to create a calm and minimalist spot in the former Rustica space. Come for slow-cooked Japanese curry and a strawberry shortcake with a “cloud-like” cream.

  • Head here for sturdy pies filled with mac’n’cheese, confit duck, bacon and eggs, and lasagne by acclaimed chef Raymond Capaldi.

  • Pop into this simple shopfront for house-baked tarts served by the slice. On a given day there are at least five, such as the signature pear, tiramisu and an ooey-goeey crowd favourite of caramel and chocolate custard.

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