dinner at Camus in Northcote

dinner at Camus in Northcote

Camus is a new French / Algerian restaurant on the Westgarth strip of High St in Northcote near Merricote, Bar Nonna, Curry Cafe and so on in the building that was Bar Nancy. It has been open about a month. Learning about the food of North Africa is a passion of mine, from cooking from Claudia Roden’s Arabesque: A Taste of Morocco, Turkey, and Lebanon to being a repeat visitor to the Moroccan Soup Kitchen in North Fitzroy.…

croque monsieur at Jules bar, High St Northcote

croque monsieur at Jules bar, High St Northcote

Jules is a newish bar on the south end of High St Northcote in the Westgarth precinct. Vetti live in Northcote published the first review, and I was keen to try it for myself. I enjoyed a glass of a gentle but dry beaujolais (made from gamay, local versions include a good one from Mount Burrumboot Estate in Heathcote and an equally good one from Eldridge Estate from the Mornington Peninsula).…