EATDRINK Articles

 

Jaffle Jaffle

You know when you’re craving a parma but you don’t have time for a sit down meal? Wouldn’t it be great if you could eat a parma on the move? No, I’m not abou...

Kuu, South Melbourne

You’d probably pass on a taco hybrid unless you were stoned. Taco doughnuts and waffle tacos are the stuff of 3am hallucinations and the wet dreams of the Ta...

Celebrity non-chef with Sui Zhen, agedashi tofu entree

Becky Sui Zhen's music feels like a warm swim with just enough salty sting. Turns out she applies a similar level of simple-yet-luxurious production to h...

Heartbreaker

I had my doubts about Heartbreaker. The idea of a dark, beer-and-spirits bar run by the team from the Everleigh seemed to me like an uncomfortable combinatio...

Long Street Coffee's kitchen now open!

Hey, I'm not sure if you remember my rant about social enterprise cafe Long Street Coffee and their search for the perfect chef to help train up refugees...

Jack Horner

Property developers, if they're any good at what they do, don't just develop properties. They build and sell 'lifestyles'. Some are more succ...

Jasmine Jus Buah at Sugar Prawn

They say (mums and adverts, that is) that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I personally think that’s BS because sandwiches aren’t a breakfast...

Rating Compass Pizza on the pizza-hangover-enjoyment...

I'm hung over. I know how this sounds. But shut up because I'm going somewhere with this. It's one of those hangovers that demands pizza. And it ...

Maillard Toast & Espresso Bar

The third act of This American Life episode 520 tells the story of Julieta Corelli, a woman who opened a cafe in a single car garage in San Francisco’s Sunse...

ACspresSO

ACspressO provide hospitality training for those transitioning from prison back into the community or those most at risk of offending. Caffeine can give me e...

Rude Boy Burger, all you need to know (and some stuf...

They're owned by the people who run popular cafe Lolo & Wren next door. They use soft sesame seed buns. (When will everyone learn burgers are greas...

The Green at Saint Colombs

You know how sometimes you go to get doughnuts on a Sunday but you accidentally end up at church? Yeah me neither. Then I went to get banana caramel donuts f...

Leonard's House of Love

Did you guys know that back in the 60s when the members of seminal southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd were in high school they had PE teacher used to give the...

Domestique Tour de France Pop-up Bar & Cinema

One of the greatest gifts of this modern society we live in has got to be the MAMIL (Middle Aged Man In Lyrca, per the advert). I realise this is a contentio...

Inside Sugar Prawn's cartoon womb

A Lucky Prawn is an art/design collective who help make a Sugar Prawn. A lucky prawn cracker is prawn cracker that's bigger than a dining plate. It's...

Monty's

I had a chance to chat to Monty at his bar during some after-work drinks. We mainly talked about how our bodies are ageing and the importance of exercise. Th...

Greek restauranteurs on the Greek financial crisis

There’s some shit going down in Greece at the moment. I’ve seen glimpses on the news and I’ve seen articles in my newsfeed but I still don’t really know what...

Is Din Tai Fung really worth the wait?

Forty-one-year-old Taiwanese dumpling chain Din Tai Fung just opened in Emporium. And of course the dumplings are delicious. Their website landing page quote...

Juanita Peaches

Juanita Peaches is the night-time alter-ego for All Day Donuts, it's also the front of the warehouse where Raph Rashid parks his other businesses – Taco ...

Smith & Deli

Shannon Martinez's 'Tim Curried Egg Sandwich' stealth bombs your tastebuds with ethical deliciousness, kind of like how Frank N Furter stealth bo...

Long Street Coffee

Hey here's an idea: how about, the next time the Navy intercept some people smugglers, instead of (allegedly) paying them to turn their boat around, they...

Little Drop of Poison

Eltham had a lot of stuff going for it in 2001 if you were underage and into punk music. My friend ripped her foot open in the 28 Days pit at the Fruitbowl a...

Signature Dish: The Breakfast Roll at True North

Nadia, one of the owners of True North told me through an intermediary that her Huevos Rancheros are her specialty. Couldn’t I write about that? They’re go...

Gelato Messina, Richmond

We wanted to prove to Rhiannon our work experience kid that a career in publishing is all about eating lots of sugar and leaving the office for as long as po...

Joanne's Kitchen

Let me just start by saying any establishment with a framed picture of dumplings hanging on their wall is a-ok by me. Add real life dumplings to the experien...

Bob's Hot Box

If your date is allergic to chilli it’d be very inconsiderate to take them to Bob’s Hot Box. On the plus side you’ll be really full and satisfied after eatin...

The Broadsheet Restaurant

Broadsheet I salute you. You've finally clocked it. You dreamed the pages of your publication into a physical reality – a living trophy room for the art,...

Signature dish: pho at Basil Leaf

The first in a series where we let you in on some of our favourite regular orders. Signature dish: Pho! Pick your favey flavey – beef, vegetable, chicken o...