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La Condesa cantina

Can it, those of you who are about to bemoan the abundance of Mexican food in this city. La Condesa have added to their taquería and started a cantina, stand...

'The Goat' at Clever Polly's

“We've got this kind of symbiotic relationship with all the great places around here like Aesop, Auction Rooms, 121 BC, and Joe Taylor. They come t...

A simple key lime pie recipe from Camilla Clark

Camilla Clark is an artisanal baker at Bakewell & Co, one of the bakeries that provides Everyday Coffee and the like with the treats that give our existe...

Pastuso

Pastuso is a newly-opened Peruvian grill, cevicheria and pisco bar on AC/DC lane. Back in 2011 The Wall Street Journal suggested Peruvian cuisine would be th...

Huxtaburger x Liquor Run

There's nothing like lying in bed in the late afternoon / early evening, fatty crumbs trailing across your bedsheets, a film on the lappy, sadness liftin...

Combi

I know I sound like an asshole, but the cynic in me really hates Combi. Don't get me wrong, the staff are friendly, the salads leave you feeling good, pr...

Lucy Liu

Chefs Michael Lambie and Zac Cribbes have teamed up with Scott Borg to create an exceptionally Melburnian pan-Asian dining experience at Lucy Lui Kitchen and...

Chuckle Deli

Chuckle Park is wedged in an alleyway next to New Guernica. Since 2012 it's been a place where you can order a very decent meatball wrap from the back of...

Brew & Stew

Brew and stew. Genius. Apparently we're in for the coldest week of the year. You're going to want some brew and stew. Especially if that stew is a br...

Soldier On Espresso / Oak and Steel Wine Bar

From the early morn until about 4pm, Soldier On Espresso serve quality coffee - they use Five Senses' 'Dark Horse' for their black coffee, Seven ...

The Bar Dream

How do you envisage your dream bar? Is it a modest downtown dive with an unwatched television above the doorway, glowing with static-filled images of footbal...

Millstone Patisserie

I think I'm going to move to Malvern. The streets are clean, the people are all shiny and nice smelling, and when I'm forty-three I can drop my kids ...

Peek-a-Boo

Lindsay is pretty new to the barista game but she's good at it. I ask if she likes making coffee. She grins from under her massive 'RAD' beanie a...

Kirk's Wine Bar

Kirk's Wine Bar is just the right amount of fancy. It's not concerned with the bow ties or loud laneway spruiking of the neighbouring establishments....

Tru Bru

A can of warm Emu Export in my teens was enough to put me off beer until I was well into my twenties. By this time craft beer was old news. Now any pub worth...

Free coffee at Cafe Bu!

You gotta download this Swoop thing onto your phone (which may or may not be useful to you), show the good people at Bu, and you get a free coffee. Easy caff...

The B-East turns two with free burgers!

In keeping with their generally chill attitudes and their excellent customer service, The B-East are celebrating their birthday by giving you stuff. The gift...

Pho365

This is the moment we've been waiting for, people. Pho near Gertrude. A genuine spot in the thick of it where you can get your hands on Vietnam's gre...

ChangGo

ChangGo is the wildly popular Korean BBQDIY (coined) on Little Latrobe in the CBD which you've probably never seen, and it's really funny. It's m...

All Day Donuts

As someone whose high school diet included snacks such as family sized bags of popcorn, blue raspberry sour straps and whole tubes of condensed milk squeezed...

Al Alamy

Al Alamy sits wedged between two Coles'. If it wasn’t there I'm pretty sure they would fuse into a hyper-market, towering over Bell St like a great i...

Addict

Addict have all the things you want (if you're me, which I guess you could be). Giant windows, fresh flowers, corn fritters, nice coffee cups, Beyoncé on...

Gertrude Stein's

This job has put me in contact with a lot of coffee people over the years and Dave from Gertrude Stein's – the new Coffee Supreme pop up on Gertrude St –...

Pressed Juices, Gertrude Street

Pressed juices probably won't change your life. They won't reverse your vices or get your kids to soccer on time. Chris Martin doesn't care that ...

House of Suntory Exclusive Takeover

Ahh whisky, no other liquor trickles over a big chuck of ice in quite the same way. Doesn't matter what's happening in your life, a glass of good whi...

Anjù

Korea. It's a beautiful place. Responsible for bringing kimchi, Samsung, ginseng, and K-pop godsends Girls' Generation into our bland western lives. ...

Industry Beans

I know what you're thinking, okay. Industry Beans is no hot scoop, it's true. You're right. They've been around a while, probably longer than...

Milton Wine Shop

“The only way to learn more about wine is to drink lots of it and pay attention to what you like,” Mark from Milton Wine Shop tells me, adding, &...