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.…

dinner at Joanne’s Kitchen in Northcote

dinner at Joanne’s Kitchen in Northcote

Joanne’s Kitchen is a new Taiwanese / pan-Asian restaurant on High St Northcote where Disco Beans (which has moved to Preston) used to be. Like its predecessor it has no liquor licence (a BYO licence is being applied for). The locals I’ve spoken to think that the lack of alcohol, either for sale or BYO, limited Disco Bean’s appeal and Joanne’s Kitchen would be wise to learn from that (and it only costs $223).…