Named after a children’s nursery rhyme about a girl who loses her pocket, this light-filled spot was spookily on the money. Within a few months of opening, customers started leaving things behind.
Between juggling his nightclub My Aeon (also in Brunswick), owner Steve Sakkas stripped back the site to its bare bones. The light-wash plywood tables and injections of greenery along one wall make for a minimalist, Scandi-style space.
The light wood and the clean lines are deliberate ploy to bring out the colours and textures of the all-day dishes when they’re placed in front of you. There’s plenty to choose from.
A given menu might include scrambled eggs with black pudding and harissa; beef-cheek tacos; or gingerbread pancakes with maple butter.
Coffee is by Bailey in North Melbourne and produce comes from a host of local suppliers including Rustica Sourdough, Savour & Grace and Regal seafood.