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Pellegrini’s Espresso Bar
66 Bourke Street
Melbourne

Pellegrini’s was packed when we dropped by. The interior is fairly bare and dated, it reminds me of The Waiters Club, of which I do not have fond memories. Slightly apprehensive, the simple wooden signboard doesn’t prove to be enticing and I look around at what the other patrons are having. 

I unsuccessfully communicate my order to the guy behind the counter through much gesticulating and pointing, and I end up with a Fettuccine Bolognaise. The pasta is softer than al dente, and the beef mince doesn’t look very appetising. And yet somehow it all comes together. There’s something incredibly more-ish about the soft strands, the parmesan, the tomato sauce and the mince. I was pleasantly surprised and I am keen to return to try the other dish I had eyed.

The Spaghetti Bolognaise appears to be drier than the Fettuccine. 

The show stealer - Watermelon Granitas. Gorgeous light watermelon juice with a lemony tang and crushed ice. I couldn’t get enough.

$18 for a quick bite. 

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