Where to eat and drink in Melbourne.
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

northcote stn

MELBOURNE | The Northcote STN is the newest cafe from the people behind Workshop Brothers, and is inspired by owners Nolan and Brian Taing’s time living in London. We were recently invited to check out the new venue and, being big fans of the modern Asian fusion food that these

wings of glory melbourne cbd

MELBOURNE | The humble Buffalo wing is a favourite of folks in pubs and bars across the USA, and when the owner of Wings of Glory, Steven Lo, traveled to the US a few years ago he was hooked. Not happy with the fact that he couldn’t find good Buffalo

MELBOURNE | Workshop Brothers Glen Waverley (“WBGW”) has only been open for a few weeks, but the standard at which the floor and kitchen staff operate is that of a place that’s been open a lot longer. Following the success of their other venues, which include Workshop Brothers CBD and

thai thani fitzroy

MELBOURNE | Thai Thani has been operating on Brunswick Street since 1986. While the name may not be new, the food has undergone a recent revitalization and we were invited to taste the results. When head chef Ethan Chaikijkosi entered the business one year ago, he recognized the need for

nomada cafe y tapas fitzroy

MELBOURNE | Nomada Cafe y Tapas Fitzroy is an all-day tapas spot that’s housed where Hammer & Tong used to be and sees Jesse Gerner (Anada, Bomba, Green Park), Jesse McTavish (Kettle Black), Michael Burr (Bomba), Greg McFarland (ex-chef at The Kettle Black) and Shane Barrett (Samuel Pepys) teaming up

prospect espresso camberwell

MELBOURNE | Prospect Espresso is cafe owned by Coffee Culture Communication Group, the cafe maestros behind cafes like Sir Charles, Blue Fox, and Liar Liar. The name suggests a proficiency in pulling shots of espresso, and thankfully the coffee here does not disappoint. Espresso and filter beans are sourced from

burger kitchen moonee ponds

MELBOURNE | Burger Kitchen is a conveniently located burger joint, located just across from Moonee Ponds train station, with a focus on customisation when it comes to their burgers. We were recently invited to check out their offering, and while we’re usually uninspired to check out yet another burger spot in

MELBOURNE | Named after the intersecting streets on which this Seddon pub sits, Charles & Gamon is a venue that’s focused on getting the simple things right – good food and drink in a friendly, cozy environment. This gastropub of sorts puts an emphasis on discovering the provenance of their

laksa king flemington

MELBOURNE | Despite being almost Laksa King 17 years old, Laksa King still has lines every of the week. It’s no easy thing to survive that long in Melbourne’s ever changing, competitive food scene, but there’s a simple reason as to why Laksa King is still thriving – great tasting,