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Providence

Providence are keeping it real - as chef Cate tells me, they just want to bring good, honest food without the pomp to the people of Rathdowne St. And pomp th...

I Made A Lemonade Stand pop-up

I Made a Lemonade Stand is a lower than lo-fi approach to summer pop-up carts/tents/shantys. It's taking over the I Know A Place backyard during the day,...

Heartattack and Vine

I'm so glad Heart Attack & Vine exists. Lygon St has been struggling under the weight of its own culinary importance for longer than a single spaghet...

Altius Coffee Brewers

The Archway is a new hub for eateries, juiceries and bageleries (?) about to open at the King Street end of Flinders Lane. But before you can get a 5 & ...

Kerala pop-up at Mighty Boy Eatery

Mischa Tropp runs Kerala, a concept pseudo-restaurant and catering company who deliver super good South Indian food to Melburnians, often in short bursts and...

The Green Refectory have renovated

I was talking to my housemate about why Green Refectory is so good and I think he nailed it. “It's because going out for breakfast was invented by ...

Sushi Hotaru

My friend Cathy told me about Sushi Hotaru… or at least I think she did. She refused to actually tell me the name of the place she was raving about be...

Cinque Lire

Cinque Lire just opened at the Auction Rooms/Counter end of Errol Street. It's run by Laura Notarfrancesco, a woman with a cheerful disposition and reall...

The General Assembly South Wharf

Matilda Bay Brewery began brewing small batches for Fremantle's Sail and Anchor Hotel back in 1984. So really they predated the craft beer explosion by a...

Green Park

Green Park is going to do just fine. I know this because I was at their launch party sitting at the bar for several hours with no one to talk to. A barman na...

Everyday Elsewhere Kiosk at MPavilion

So MPavilion is happening. Officially open. About to get real. An entire summer ahead of events, workshops, classes, talks, music, and more. And, y'know,...

Nora

'Shit happens', Tong from Nora tells me. Yes it does. Everything was apparently going smoothly during opening day preparations (the place is immacula...

The Queensberry Pour House

The Queensberry Pour House has bottomless filtered coffee and decent wifi. A student with a charged laptop could feasibly sit there all morning and complete ...

The Old Milk Bar Cafe

Funnily enough The Old Milk Bar Cafe used to be a Milk Bar. It doesn't look like one anymore. It looks kind of like a cafe from a suburban steam punk mov...

One Noodle Friendship

Melbourne is sprawling at such a rate that we're actually endangering our food supplies. But the upside is that, for now, all that sprawl can support mul...

Toasta

Eyyyy, Toasta! That's how you're going to greet Rebecca and Tim, the couple behind new food van, Toasta. And if you guessed that they make toasties, ...

Huxtaburger pop-up at The John Curtin Hotel

Much-loved brioche bun burger merchants Huxtaburger are opening a pop-up at The John Curtin Hotel. This is a win for those who enjoy good music and good burg...

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

The Boy Who Cried Wolf specialises in what I can only describe as 'local globe food'. You can get eastern European-style stew with beef chorizo and s...

Colonial Tramcar Restaurant

To begin with, it's actually pretty stressful. You hang out with anxious tourists at peak hour waiting for this novelty tram while actual commuters silen...

246 Things You Can Eat and Drink Instead of Dinner w...

So the ballot to eat at Heston Blumenthal's The Fat Duck in Australia opens on October 8. For the very casual, regular, relaxed, ha-ha-no-worries-let-me-...

Hopfest at The Alehouse Project

I do wish the term 'rotating taps' was more literal sometimes, that they spun around in a frothy reverie. You hold up your glass and a stray stream s...

Charlie's Restaurant

If my plan to start a llama farm just outside Christchurch doesn't pan out, Charlie's is the restaurant I want to retire next to. It's just on th...

Black Market pop-up

If there's anyone who can make vertical blinds look sexy outside of a '90s New York apartment, it's the people behind new Collingwood pop-up Blac...

Shortstop Coffee & Donuts

We all know caffeine and sugar are a magic combination but this is actually bonkers. Your loyal Three Thousand squad have seen so many well-lit shots of test...

Carwyn Cellars Back Room

There's a divide between the trendier city side of High Street and the Thornbury expanses where vacuum wholesalers cross paths with taco flippers. And ye...

The Lumber Yard at The Worker's Club

Bad (good) news, everyone. The Lumber Yard stole my idea for a restaurant (don't worry, legal action pending). It's pretty simple you need: comfort f...

Cocktail time with Client Liaison

When Client Liaison aren't signing mergers or penning vintage Aussie soft-rock and synth-pop, they're most likely carrying on with their lives in oth...

Meatmaiden

The OGs who brought us Meatmother have spent the past few months plotting Meatmaiden, now open on the smaller of the Collins streets. They're expanding t...