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stokehouse pontoon the diner st kilda

MELBOURNE | Enter Pontoon of The Stokehouse Precinct on any sunny afternoon and you’ll be met by a lively horde of guests packing tight around tables with a cocktail in one hand and seafood nibbles in the other. The place has the energy one would expect of a beachside joint

momo dumpling tea prahran

MELBOURNE | MOMO Dumpling + Tea is a spacious contemporary venue in Prahran that is successfully reinventing traditional Chinese Sichuan cuisine, whilst still retaining its cultural authenticity. Co-owners and husband-and-wife team, Chloe and Johnny, hail from Northern China’s Shanxi province, which inspires most of the food and drink offerings at

cafesmart 2017

MELBOURNE | CafeSmart is back for 2017, and is giving coffee lovers around Australia an easy way to help StreetSmart tackle homelessness. The concept is simple. On 4 August 2017 cafes across the country will donate $1 for every coffee sold. This means people can be charitable simply by getting

rose provence

MELBOURNE | The profile of Rosé has increased around the world in recent years. With its gorgeous pink hues and fresh yet dry palate, this often misunderstood style of wine is starting to be appreciated for its complexity and versatility. Whether enjoyed as an aperitif, matched with food, or simply as

evolve belgrave

MELBOURNE | Evolve is a charming cafe in Belgrave that has become a favourite amongst locals for its homely, welcoming atmosphere, tasty food, and locally sourced, produce driven, ethical menu. Eggs are from Bonnie View Farm, pork from local butcher Greg’s Tender Joint, and free-range chicken from Bendele Organic Poultry

bruce beer

MELBOURNE | Announcing our latest collaboration beer, BRUCE! Collaboration beers can come from many places. Maybe it’s an offhand comment, maybe its a passion project, or maybe, just maybe, it’s an incredibly long and unmoderated message feed. This is the genesis of Bruce, a four-way collaboration beer from Old Wives

house of wine and food south melbourne

MELBOURNE | The House of Wine & Food is a wine bar, bistro and private function space offering a uniquely European experience in the heart of Port Melbourne. Known as the Cricketer’s Arms Hotel since the 1870’s, the complete renovation and rebranding of this historical site is a breath of

hogget kitchen warragul

WARRAGUL | Hogget Kitchen is based in Warragul, and is a collaboration between head chef and owner Trevor Perkins, and Gippsland natural wine maestros Patrick Sullivan and William Downie. We were invited to visit when it first opened earlier this year, but weren’t able to make it until recently. The

resto bobo windsor

MELBOURNE | Calling the Windsor end of Chapel Street home, Resto BoBo is bringing a taste of modern French cuisine to Melbourne. Opened by ex-engineer Dan Xerri, his desire to showcase traditional French dining with a modern twist is inspired by his time living in Strasbourg, where he fell in

basta fitzroy

MELBOURNE | Basta is a new Italian restaurant housed in the space that was previously home to Casa Ciuccio. Basta means ‘enough’ in Italian, and reflects what the new owners are trying to achieve – a simpler, pared back experience compared to what was here before. Being big fans of