About Me!

Hey, I’m Elizabeth.

You’ll find me writing and eating food for many different magazines all around Melbourne – @concreteplayground, @urbanlistmelb, @broadsheetmelbourne – just to name a few.
You can also find me at www.elizabethmaidment.com

Favourite Melbourne Eats

Looking for Melbourne’s top city eats? Look no further than this comprehensive list (trust me, this was hard to narrow down.) 🙌🏻


The weird and the wonderful, Drumplings is home to the pepperoni pizza dumpling & cheeseburger dumpling. Really.

279 Victoria Street

One of my top cafes with Japanese coffee and the best food for those that are hungry, or just want a snack.

Terror Twilight

I order the same thing when I go here without fault. Açai Bowl in summer, Chicken & Lemongrass Noodle Bowl in Winter.

Wolf & Hound

A tiny nook away from the world in Flemington, with a killer pastrami reuben.

Parco Calrlton

My classical favourite in Carlton. Very Melbourne, its in an old tram stop!

Pentolina Pasta Bar

Some of my favourite pasta in the CBD. They make it fresh daily and their marble fit-out is to die for.

Pantry Brighton

Their Indian-inspired scrambled eggs are my go-to this winter.

Mammoth Cafe

Their apple crumble porridge is another one of my winter warmers this season.

Lee Ho Fook

My favourite Asian restaurant in Melbourne - plus they do lunch for $40per person during the day, but go for their banquet menu in the evening. Don’t forget to order their crispy eggplant.

Urban Provedore

South Yarra brunch spot with the perfect window for people-watching and sipping a chai latte.

Nonna’s Cucina

Some of the best traditional Italian food you’ll find in the South. Order dessert next door after you’re done!

Laksa King Flemington

ONE big bowl of Laksa for $12?? Yes.

Le Charme

With a $30 feed me menu and $10 bowls of pho + laksa, this place is my go-to for Melbourne cheap-eats.

Food Photography

Need to up your photography game for your social media, cafe, restaurant or publication? Slide into my DM’s at @elizabethandher or send me an email at elizabethandher@gmail.com to find my rates & other deets. 👏🏻