Where to eat and drink in Melbourne.
mary miller fitzroy north

MELBOURNE | Tucked away in Fitzroy North’s residential streets, a stone’s throw away from the primary school, is Mary Miller café. Previously known as Me & Julio, the corner shop was purchased by Marie Macheras and received a face lift and menu revamp. Now fit to turn out babycinos and

abesha restaurant footscray

MELBOURNE | Abesha Restaurant Footscray is a great place for Melburnians who are looking for Ethiopian food, whether its a first experience of the cuisine or not. The space is simple, with a few tables and seats, and Ethiopian music playing through the speakers. An assortment of decorations and posters

juliet melbourne

MELBOURNE | Juliet Melbourne is a hidden gem wine bar located in the basement of its sibling venue, Punch Lane. Offering a point of difference, Juliet Melbourne champions female wine producers, both local and international, through their impressively extensive wine list. It is unfortunate that, even today, female wine producers

sir duke moonee ponds

MELBOURNE | Named after a Stevie Wonder song, Sir Duke offers Moonee Ponds a taste of the high life with their classy yet relaxed ambience, combined with a creative menu that fuses Mediterranean, Asian and Australian flavours across their breakfast, lunch and dinner options. d with crisp white walls and

punjabi curry cafe collingwood

MELBOURNE | Punjabi Curry Cafe is an Indian restaurant in Collingwood. The kind of place you walk past several times but never visit because there’s nothing that catches your eye. It’s in a quiet, dark part of Johnston Street, with signage and a frontage that looks like it hasn’t been

kisume melbourne cbd

MELBOURNE | Kisume on Flinders Lane is one of the most anticipated restaurant openings of 2017, and the most ambitious restaurant to date for restaurateur Chris Lucas. It’s a much more refined, grown up concept than Chin Chin, Baby, Kong, and Hawker Hall. There are no bright posters and lights,

rice paper scissors fitzroy

MELBOURNE | Rice Paper Scissors is an Asian fusion restaurant with a difference – you are encouraged to eat with your hands. Modelled on the hawker dining bars of South East Asia with a shared-eating concept, the focus is on fresh ingredients, sourced organically and ethically where possible – and

platform 7 cafe glen waverley

MELBOURNE | Idly sitting opposite Glen Waverley train station, Platform 7 Café offers an escape from the everyday grind through their mature approach to all-day dining, with cleverly executed food served alongside signature coffee and tea blends. We were invited in recently, and were keen to check out the latest

tokosan prahran

MELBOURNE | Recently opened, Tokosan is a casual Japanese bar and restaurant whose uber cool vibes and nightlife ambience suitably classify it as the sassy ‘little sister’ of popular Japanese restaurant, Toko, which recently closed to make way for Tokosan. Their recent launch event was abuzz with excitement, showcasing the

true north coburg

MELBOURNE | True North opened in Coburg in 2013, but somehow we only recently caught wind of its existence. A travesty given that the cafe/bar is now one of our favourite spots for a feed and a drink in this part of town. Owners Nadia Camus and Brett O’Riley set out to