Melbourne, Australia
Coline, 27
Cafe Manager
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What do you do and why do you do it?

I am a cafe manager, I love it because it combines my two passions : food and people.

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

Fun cool and positive songs, because why listen to sad songs when you are already sad?

What are the best TV shows of all time?

Misfits, Big Little Lies, Stranger Things, Homeland, True Blood

Name some spots in Melbourne that are good for a Tinder date.

The Beach.

Who’s your hero and where in Melbourne would you take them out for a serious hang?

My hero is Spiderman and I would take him to a rooftop like Naked for Satan.

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

Brunswick street.

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Croydon

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Go to the movies, I never find the time or the money.

What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in Melbourne and where did you get it?

I had this amazing 8 courses fancy diner at the top of Eureka Tower.

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Melbourne that you particularly like?

There are so many! I love Jungle Boy on Chapel street, or Pizza Pizza Pizza in the CBD

What’s the most expensive restaurant / spa / hotel you’ve ever been to in Melbourne? How much did it cost and what did you get there?

Eureka Top Tower restaurant. About 8 courses. Costs more than $120 per person.

What restaurant in Melbourne looks crap, but the food’s amazing?

Vietnamese called Mister Truong's on chapel street

Where can you get the best cocktail in Melbourne? Which one do you like?

Eau De Vie, get the Espresso Zabaione

Where would you take your partner in Melbourne if you wanted to really pamper them?

Chin Chin restaurant if we could skip the 2hours queue, best food in Melbourne.

Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?

Tim Tams, Pies, and vegemite toast !

What’s the one place you think is overrated in Melbourne?

St Kilda, too expensive only because of the location.

What’s the one place you think is underrated in Melbourne?

Northcote

What are the Melbourne spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Brunswick street, South Melbourne Market.

Tomorrow’s your last day in Melbourne. How do you spend it?

I would get oysters at the South Melbourne market, go for a walk at the Royal Botanical Gardens, go shopping on brunswick street, and have a few cocktails at Madame Brussels or Blue Diamonds rooftops in the City.

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

Lyon, because it's where I'm from :)

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