MELBOURNE | Mr & Mrs Anderson is a small cafe in Hawthorn East that’s been recently renovated, transforming from a traditional cafe with a focus on Greek food into to a more modern venue. Owners James Limneos (Black Squirrel) and Roulla Saisanas have brought in head chef Lasse Povlsen (Andrew
MELBOURNE | Frankie’s Top Shop is a local café and food store located in St Kilda amongst residential apartments and holiday apartments, so close to the beach that you can smell the sand and feel the ocean breeze. Owned by renowned food writer, Michele Curtis, Frankie’s Top Shop has only
MELBOURNE | Ate One Ate is a large, single room restaurant and bar located along the restaurant district of Glenferrie Road in Hawthorn. A contemporary venue offering modern Australian food with Mediterranean influence is something that has been done before, but not to this standard, and not in the suburbs.
MELBOURNE | Shadowboxer is a contemporary wine bar and restaurant in South Yarra that focuses on showcasing high quality, locally sourced produce. It’s the brainchild of co-owners Michael, Shelly, Luke and Nick, all of whom have extensive experience working in the hospitality industry throughout Melbourne. The venue’s title stems from
MELBOURNE | Among the buzz of Acland Street in St Kilda, you’ll find the newly revamped Amigos. This Mexican joint has parted ways with its old parent company and said bienvenidos to a new Colombian head chef and menu. Veering away from the heavy, cheesy dishes of its past, Amigos
MELBOURNE | Brooklyn Depot in Melbourne’s CBD is an ’authentic American burger bar‘ in Melbourne, offering a menu ’inspired by old Brooklyn and their handcrafted, high quality and unique burgers, hot dogs, salads and desserts‘. Brooklyn Depot originated in Surfer’s Paradise in 2015, with a second location opening in Brisbane’s
MELBOURNE | Los Vida recently opened in Melbourne’s new upmarket shopping complex, St Collins Lane, and we were keen to see what this Sydney import had to offer when we accepted an invite to dine there. Founded by Sumo Salad director Mark Dopson and Mexico City native Octavio Gomez Haro, Los Vida aims to
MELBOURNE | Junkyard Cafe is a humble café located further inland than the more popular beach side spots in St Kilda. Taking inspiration from the ‘junkyard’ for which St Kilda is often referred to, the venue is purposely minimalist and laid-back, with a graffiti wall and mismatched furnishings and decor.
MELBOURNE | El Atino & Co. is a restaurant and food store in Richmond, that strongly believes in ‘sharing honest Latin food’ through the food they cook, the cooking demonstrations they provide and the range of Latin American products on offer in their in-house food store. Taking inspiration from their
MELBOURNE | Royal Stacks is one of our favourite spots in town for a burger, and ever since a branch opened in Brunswick East, its become our preferred location, mainly due to convenience. What makes this store different than the CBD one? The menu is essentially the same – eight