Where to eat and drink in Melbourne.
pontoon st kilda beach

MELBOURNE | Pontoon St Kilda Beach is the second out of three venues to open within the new Stokehouse Precinct, following a devastating fire to their flagship restaurant in 2014. Pontoon is like the rebellious middle child, being more of a casual social space as opposed to the take-away fish

MELBOURNE | Manakish is a delightful addition to the Sydney Road food scene in Brunswick with its minimalist approach to design very much in line with the aesthetics you see in the area’s eating and drinking spots today. What Manakish does well is to modernise traditional Lebanese food whilst making it approachable to all.

shujinko melbourne

MELBOURNE | Shujinko originally opened as 24 hour ramen joint, Menya Sandaime before closing for a few weeks and re-opening with a wider focus. Walk inside and you feel like you’ve been transported into one of Japan’s urban basement Izakayas. It’s super authentic with a low roof, low lighting, anime

bouvier brunswick east

MELBOURNE | Brunswick East is in a constant state of flux these days. Our offices are in the area and we’ve been amazed at the changes occuring on Lygon Street every time we take a walk. Early last year, when we saw an old shop make way for a boarded

mr loys puff south melbourne

MELBOURNE | Whenever we visit Singapore, one of the first things we do is head to one of our many favourite chicken rice place for a plate of the good stuff. When we want chicken rice in Melbourne, it’s a lot harder to find, but a recent tip off from

bababoi kitchen bar docklands

MELBOURNE | Bababoi Kitchen & Bar is a Malaysian Nyonya restaurant located in Docklands, overlooking the riverside. Presenting modern Nyonyan cuisine through indigenous ingredients and Chinese cooking techniques, Bababoi offers a cultural experience unlike any other. For those who haven’t heard of Nyonyan cuisine, it is a fusion cuisine combining

mocha jo's burger bar glen waverley

MELBOURNE | Mocha Jo’s Burger Bar (MJBB) is a small canteen-like bar on the side of Mocha Jo’s restaurant in Glen Waverley. Open for a year, they recently celebrated their 1st birthday with free-flowing burgers, loaded fries, milkshakes and desserts. Offering a menu that focuses on quality American-style food, MJBB

pickett's deli and rotisserie melbourne

MELBOURNE | Pickett’s Deli & Rotisserie is the latest venture to open from Melbourne’s restaurateur who can seem to do no wrong, Scott Pickett. We all know about Pickett’s high standards and excellent food from our experiences at St Crispin, ESP and Estelle Bistro, so what’s he doing at Pickett’s Deli

mama morocco balaclava

MELBOURNE | Mama Morocco in Balaclava is one of those places that’s flown under the radar since opening a little while back. When it was brought to our attention by way of an invite to eat dinner as guests of the restaurant, we gladly accepted the chance to see what

backstreet bar & grill fitzroy

MELBOURNE | Backstret Bar & Grill takes its name from the back streets of Fitzroy in which it is located, and is a modern neighbourhood bistro that strives to provide quality seasonal food with a sophisticated wine menu. An urban exterior is complemented by window-lined benches and seats that look