Located below Chinese eatery Palace Royal and in the premises of a former clothes shop, Footscray will soon have a swish new Japanese-style barbecue restaurant.
The 45 Leeds Street food emporium looks like it will be quite something, will feature at-table cooking and is expected to open in a couple of months.
Staying in Footscray, the shopfront location on Barkly Street, right next door to Anh Tuk and just around the corner from the mall, is being fitted out.
The presence of many stools suggests something of an eat/drink nature is on the way here – but I have yet to see anyone in the place to find out more.
Goss about this most welcomely received!
We’re a bit sad to see that Ammas Pantry has closed – we really enjoyed the meals we had there.
The corner shop at 33 Parker Street, Footscray, right opposite Footscray City Primary School, will soon be up and running as Baby Elephant.
Work continues (slowly) on Filipino joint Chibog at 553 Barkley Street in West Footscray.
Management has been seeking staff on Facebook.
At Rifle Range shopping centre in Williamstown, the chicken shop is being transformed into a Greek taverna.
On Anderson Street in Yarraville, what was until very recently the Village Store has been well and truly gutted as the property is prepared for a forthcoming Woolies Metro outlet.
Once it’s open, CTS will walk the aisles to gauge how it goes in serving the local community.
Across the road, the former Bakers Delight shop is being prepared for a new venture under the auspices of Anna Quayle.
To be known as Romanee, its Facebook page is here if you’re interested in monitoring progress.
Around the corner on Ballarat Street, one of our fave village places, Little Advi, is now doing dinners.
We have yet to avail ourselves of this service, but the menu looks like it’ll be just the ticket for us!
The latest whisper I have heard regarding the ComBank building on Anderson Street runs along the lines of brewery downstairs and botox upstairs.
Sunshine’s Afghan Bread bakery, at 250 Hampshire Road, sells its wonderful flatbread for $2 for a bag of four.
And it’s also serving eat-in Afghan/Persian food.
When I tried the lamb qorma, the salad bits were just OK, the bread was typically the size of a front door mat and the dish itself looked ugly.
But it was of prime deliciousness – and cost a mere $12.