Food

Where to eat and drink in Melbourne.
piquancy hawthorn

MELBOURNE | Piquancy , in Hawthorn’s Auburn Village, is the new Indian restaurant from cousins Mani Waraich and Ranjit Singh, owners of St Kilda’s Babu Ji. Babu Ji is one of our favourite Indian restaurants in Melbourne, so when we heard about Piquancy, it didn’t take us long to head over

valley cellardoor moonee ponds

MELBOURNE | The Valley Cellardoor is a cozy space in Moonee Ponds which has a lot to offer lovers of great wine and beer. Wine is the first passion of owners Tony, Rose, and Mark Pendreich, and in this bottle shop/bar you’ll find a great selection of around 400 wines

jindee thai richmond

MELBOURNE | Jaidee Thai is place we stumbled across by chance while walking up Victoria Street a little while ago. We’d wanted to visit our usual haunt for Thai in this part of town, Jinda Thai, but with a huge appetite and an almost hour long wait for a table,

mr mrs p brighton

MELBOURNE | Mr & Mrs P is a love story expressed through a venue, inspired by the love shared between a husband and wife, and their mutual love for hospitality. This is the first venue owned by Greg and Georgia Poliwodzinski since they got married. Encompassing vibes that are on-trend

montereys prahran

MELBOURNE | The Anchor On Anchor Place otherwise known as Montereys for a short period of time, is a nautical themed bar on Chapel Street inspired co-owners Kelly Dunn and Mark Catsburg (Leonard’s House of Love) drive down the Californian coast, and the northern Californian beach side town of Monterey.

borsch, vodka tears

MELBOURNE | Borsch, Vodka & Tears was founded in 2002 by three Polish expats and has become a Chapel Street institution, specialising in Polish vodka, authentic wormwood absinthe, Eastern European beers and contemporary Polish dishes. The venue is styled after a Kraków cellar bar, and has a simple, homely atmosphere with

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

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

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

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