A New Guild
These merchants are honing their craft in East Bentleigh.
With its wooden checkerboard tables, exposed kitchen and considered menu, it’s a cool and comfortable place for locals to catch up for breakfast or lunch.
The food (prepared by chef and co-owner Paul Davies) and drinks are served in style. Meals are presented on wooden platters, egg timers accompany teapots (ensuring the tea brews for the ideal length of time), and clever touches like jalapeno pesto and rotating variations of hollandaise keep things interesting.
But it’s Minichilli and Conti’s famed Prana Chai that is the real calling card here. With the recipe carefully perfected after several tastings across the globe, the aroma of this delicious blend will inspire you to forgo your usual coffee order in a heartbeat. You can even watch the team preparing the mix in-house. As Conti explains, “This is where we hone our craft.”