// you’re reading...

melbourne cbd, pricey, restaurants and cafes

NOT: Becco, 25 Crossley St, Melbourne

Ever since I was a wee articled clerk, I’d wanted to go to Becco. In my very first rotation, my supervisor had told me that it was one of the best restaurants in Melbourne, and in fact he knew the chef so well that when his wife gave birth, Becco’s chef sent meals to her so she wouldn’t have to eat manky hospital food.

So I didn’t hesitate when selecting a venue for my first dinner back in MEL. I was in town for a one-night only performance and the stars had aligned so that I’d also be able to meet my London-based friend for dinner.

As we walked to the laneway restaurant, Renaissance Man (RM) said to me ‘you do know how expensive it is, don’t you?’. Gah, no! And even if I wasn’t unemployed and there wasn’t a recession, I think it’s safe to say that $30 for a bowl of pasta is NOT good value for money. My orecchiette only contained beans, mint and ricotta, for goodness sakes! It was good, but not that good….so sadly I won’t be going back unless someone else is footing the bill.

minilink NOT: Becco, 25 Crossley St, Melbourne

pixel NOT: Becco, 25 Crossley St, Melbourne

Discussion

No comments for “NOT: Becco, 25 Crossley St, Melbourne”

Post a comment

Twitter ID
(ID only. No links or "@" symbols)

Welcome to MEL: HOT OR NOT

The decisive guide to Melbourne

Reviews of what's HOT and NOT in the city.

Recent Posts

HOT: Meatballs & Sons, 266 Brunswick St, Fitzroy
July 23, 2014
HOT: Ebi Fine Food, 18A Essex St, Footscray
July 21, 2014
HOT: Luna1878 Night Market, Queen Victoria Market, cnr Elizabeth and Victoria Streets, Melbourne + Giveaway!
July 18, 2014
HOT: Southgate Moveable Feasts at Artusi, Amarok and Bluetrain, Southgate Precint, 3 Southgate Ave, Southbank
July 16, 2014

Click for more in Archives

Get in touch

Want to say hello, ask questions, give feedback, advertise on the site? Email me at joyce@melhotornot.com

LIKE me on Facebook

We’re featured in LonelyPlanet.com

I'm a featured blogger on Lonely Planet
MEL: HOT OR NOT - The decisive guide to Melbourne Melbourne restaurants

Twitter Updates

    Categories

    Editorial policy

    Get Adobe Flash player