entertainment book 2016

AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND | The Entertainment Book has always been very popular in Australia and New Zealand, giving people the opportunity to dine at a variety of restaurants in their city while saving money with great deals. It’s not just restaurants that the guide offers, but also a range

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MELBOURNE | Taxi Kitchen started in 2014 as a re-invention of Taxi Dining Room, a traditional fine dining restaurant which was great in its own right however it was not keeping up with the move towards a more casual dining experience. As such Taxi Kitchen was created with a focus

There are many contenders for the best dumplings in the world. By the best we don’t mean best places to eat dumplings, but rather the best kinds of dumplings. But what is a dumpling? Depending on where you are in the world, the food that first comes to mind when

roving marrow carlton review

Open in mid-2015, The Roving Marrow Carlton is the latest incarnation of the Hotel Astor dining area at the site that was the home to Carlton establishment Percy’s Bar and Bistro until mid-2014. The loss of yet another of the traditional pubs in the inner-north was lamented by many and continues the trend of long-established venues such

wilo pizza richmond review

Wilo Pizza Richmond is a new addition to the take away scene. Located on Church Street near the intersection with Swan Street this little pizza place will fill the void if you feel like a takeaway pizza that delivers on quality and taste. I have to be honest, I’m a bit of

southgate moveable feasts review

Southgate, an unappealing destination for Melbourne locals who tend to dismiss this area on the banks of the Yarra as being a place that’s full of tourist traps. But what if we’re wrong, what if there are places worth checking out in this part of town? We were invited to check

stoke bar + kitchen melbourne review stokehouse

Stoke Bar + Kitchen Melbourne is the newly transformed downstairs area of Stokehouse in Melbourne’s CBD. Most of us are well aware for the horrible incident that occurred at Stokehouse St Kilda, the sea side landmark which was destroyed by fire. A few months later Stokehouse reopened on Albert Place near

royal saxon richmond review

Royal Saxon Richmond is ostensibly a gastropub, and when you walk through the establishment it’s all very textbook. Sleek lines, a bit of exposed brick here and there and metal finishing – not quite rustic, not quite industrial. The spot is popular with the after work crowd and on a

mezcaliers at mamasita

Last month, Melbourne’s Mamasita launched their in house Mezcaliers (Agave sommelier), an idea that’s been a while in the making and is an Australian first. Think sommeliers, but for agave spirits. Every night of the week, the restaurant will have a Mezcalier dedicated to answering any/all things agave, available to walking

Tukk & Co Docklands review

A common lament of people working in or visiting the Docklands precinct of Melbourne has been the ‘soulless’ feel of the area. Despite the opening of many large corporate offices in the area, the continual increase in the number of apartments being built, and the associated increase in people in the