Author: patchcafe

18 Jun PATCH CAFE | EST MAGAZINE

 Co-founders Tom Davidson and Jacob Burke have brought their love of clean eating to Melbourne with their new venture, PATCH Café. Having first met at the gym (as foodies generally do?) Tom became Jacob’s personal trainer during Jacob’s personal bid to lose a few pounds. Initially introducing his new client to the Palaeolithic way of eating through practicing what he preached, Tom quickly converted Jacob to a clean eating program for life. Soon, after many discussions over the treadmill, a plan...

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18 Jun A Paleo cafe that gets our non-Paleo tick of approval – Concrete Playground

What do you think of when you think of the Paleo diet? We would be lying if we said the image of a caveman gnawing on a piece of raw meat didn’t come to mind. But, of course, there is a lot more to it than that and Patch Cafe is here to prove it. For those playing at home the Paleo diet is about cutting out diary (with the exception of butter), grains, legumes, and bad fats (vegetable oils). They...

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18 Jun Broadsheet

Inspired by his business partner Jacob Burke’s Palaeolithic diet-driven weight loss and the "funky, healthy" cafes of Hollywood, Tom Davidson created Patch Cafe, Melbourne. Despite the seemingly restrictive premise of the hunter-gatherer diet – that only natural products grown in the earth and undeveloped by humans can be consumed – eating at Patch is nothing like hard work. The smart, high-ceilinged interior combines modern-day industrial with a faint nod to ‘60s Scandinavia. Its centrepiece is a long service area and open...

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09 Jun URBANLIST: 10 All-Day Breakfasts We’d Rather Eat Than Maccas

Oh, Maccas. We’ve all been there, hankering after a hash brown after a night on the party juice, but let’s be honest, Listers—that mouthful of greasy goodness quickly turns into several hours of epic sadness as your body reminds you why you should never dine under those golden arches again. To celebrate (or commiserate?) Maccas’ newly announced all-day breakfast menu, here are 10 of the best all-day breakfasts in Melbourne we’d rather be eating than Ronald’s soggy sausage McMuffin. Banana and...

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18 Apr WE’RE TRUE MELBOURNE FOODIES AT HEART… BEST GROUP

All of us here at Best Group have a passion for great coffee and awesome food… its part our DNA being based in Melbourne; Australia’s food experience capital. We’ve been working on some great new hospitality projects of late and one went live to the public just last week. Ironically, its been a project for our own Projects Director, Jacob Burke, as he has sought to bring his own passion for food to life. PATCH opened as the new culinary offering within...

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