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Purple Peanuts does excellent brown rice sushi ($2.50) – fresh, tightly wrapped nori rolls with added vitamin B. If that's too healthy for you, check out the Japanese take on a burger, a slab of fried chicken marinated in soy, ginger and sake and whacked in a Turkish bread bun ($10.50). The café is helpfully open into the early evening for late office workers and famished Virgin gym attendees. Spot it a tram stop away by the line out the door.

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Purple Peanuts Japanese Café details

620 Collins St, Melbourne 3000

Telephone 03 9620 9548

Nearby Stations: Southern Cross

Price per person including drinks Up to $50

Open Mon-Sat 10am-8.30pm

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