Geelong favourite Yeah Boy is joining Melbourne’s coveted Chapel Street Windsor Precinct. Known for its inclusive dining menu, Yeah Boy delivers a diverse range of plant-based dishes that cater to all our wildest fantasies.
Yeah Boy joins Franchised Food Company, owners of Australia’s largest ice creamery and other Australian businesses. Stan Gordon, CEO of Franchised Food Company Group says he is excited to partner with Scott Mackay, current owner of Yeah Boy in Geelong: “I know we have a winner here. I travel a lot and Yeah Boy offers some of the best-tasting food I have ever enjoyed. I believe everyone, from vegans to carnivores alike will be excited by the culinary offerings, as I was when I entered this venture.”
“We’re all about bringing the choice back to our guests and offering thoughtful food that doesn’t leave anyone out – we want each person that joins us in the restaurant, or who takes us home, to feel catered for and love their experience,” says Ange Ling, General Manager of Yeah Boy.
With a philosophy to serve quality, nourishing dishes, Yeah Boy’s go-to items for diners looking to get their greens in include chargrilled broccoli with herbed tahini and a creative vegan take on san choy bao. Sitting as the most ordered dish on the menu is Yeah Boy’s Sexy Mexi Bowl, where each ingredient has been thought out to ensure they can stand alone – from the smoky chipotle corn to the jalapeno veganaise, and the charred pineapple salsa.
Wholesome food is at the core of Yeah Boy’s menu; however, their inclusivity extends to dishes that will hit the spot for those keen to enjoy comfort food to fulfil any cravings. Signature dishes include the moreish vegan Mac and 3 Cheese comprised of smoky cheddar, queso, mozzarella and topped with gremolata, cult-favourite Krispy Fried Cauli-Flower (KFC-F) served with jalapeños and house made BBQ sauce, vegan watermelon sashimi and roasted walnut minced tostadas.
But it’s Yeah Boy’s eggplant steak that peaked our attention. Chargrilled until tended, the steak is then coated in spices, and pan-fried until the crispy outside is ready for your knife to slice through. It is then topped in chilli oil, smoked bush salt and paired with pickled onion and a chimichurri sauce.
Diners wanting to enjoy a drink with their meal can look to Yeah Boy’s extensive cocktail list. Shaking up classics like the Espresso Martini and Pomegranate Margarita, cocktail lovers can also choose from a Macadamia Sour, Elderflower Gimlet and Probiotic Spritz.
As a nod to the birthplace of Yeah Boy, the drinks list includes a selection of beer, wine, seltzers and cider from Geelong and the surf coast. For those who are living a more sober curious lifestyle, Yeah Boy offers a range of non-alcoholic cocktails, alongside a selection of hot and cold drinks including kombucha, probiotic soda, matcha and turmeric lattes, and of course, coffee.
With concrete walls, moody lighting and a soundtrack of throwback tunes, Yeah Boy will be a welcomed addition to any Melburnian’s next night out.