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18° & CLOUDY ON TUESDAY 10 DECEMBER IN MELBOURNE
By Libby Curran
July 24, 2019
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Local Folk

A local Kensington corner cafe serving up coffee, wine and breakfast gnocchi.
By Libby Curran
July 24, 2019
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For the gnocchi obsession that transcends conventional dining hours, head on down to Local Folk. This cheery Kensington cafe is putting a breakfast spin on the much-loved Italian classic — and it's well worth jumping out of bed for. Rather than your usual potato recipe, the house-made breakfast gnocchi is crafted from pumpkin and chives, elevated with an AM-friendly assembly of mushroom, bacon, haloumi and sour cream, and crowned with a fried egg. Sure, it's far from traditional, but it promises to knock that gnocchi craving right on its head.

Team it — or one of the other breakfast staples, like buttermilk pancakes or eggs benedict — with a Toby's Estate coffee or a cheeky lunchtime shiraz for full effect. With space inside and lots of streetside seating, dogs and kids are welcome.

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