Where to eat and drink in Melbourne.

Mankoushe Brunswick East opened in 2010 and it wasn’t long before it became a favourite amongst locals, eager for brothers Jad and Hady Choucair’s affordable, tasty and authentic Lebanese pizzas. Since 2010, the brothers have opened a cafe next door, which has been greeted warmly by locals.  There you can get

Radio Mexico St Kilda, which opened in April 2012, is one of the most popular of the new wave of “authentic” Mexican restaurants to open in Melbourne. Ever since Mamamsita opened in Melbourne’s CBD in late 2010, the Mexican trend in this city has only intensified, with many new ventures offering

After what seems like forever since the announcement back in September 2012, Huxtaburger CBD (or Huxtaburger II) opened in Melbourne’s CBD over the weekend.  It’s located in the newly renovated Fulham Place, just off Little Collins Street. Compared to the original Huxtaburger Collingwood, the fit-out of Huxtaburger CBD is slightly more spacious, darker

Trunk Diner in Melbourne’s CBD is set up in the spacious courtyard of Trunk restaurant, and has a completely different menu and feel to the restaurant itself. The staff are very hipster and it’s all very “on trend”.  There is, however there’s none of the attitude that usually comes with

With a beautiful, clean white fit-out looking like something straight out of a luxury high street, By Josephine is not your usual bohemian Sydney Road cafe.  It is a small cafe that serves coffee, a variety of Kusmi teas from France, a selection of French cakes and pastries, and a small selection of

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Code Black Coffee is one of the latest cafes to open in Brunswick, and is located just off Sydney Road, behind Barkly Square shopping centre.  Not only is Code Black a cafe, but it’s also a roasting house – the roasting equipment taking up half of the premises. Owned by

BangPop in South Wharf is the latest Thai restaurant to open in Melbourne.  Occupying the space formerly home to “The Sharing House”, BangPop focuses on serving Thai street food in a casual environment. The space is really open and light and suits the food style and stated aim well.  The Lego bar from

Mr Banks is a new cafe that’s opened in Melbourne’s CBD serving all day breakfast as well as lunch.  It’s located in the newly renovated Fulham Place, just off Flinders Lane in Melbourne’s CBD. I had actually intended to check out the CBD branch of Collingwood burger joint Huxtaburger “Huxtaburger CBD“, however

Pho Chu The Victoria Street is one of many places that you can go to if you want a bowl of Pho in this part of town. Victoria Street in Richmond used to be to go-to spot for quality Vietnamese food in Melbourne, however in recent years the focus has

Albert St Food & Wine Brunswick is a restaurant in Melbourne that was recently awarded one hat in the Age Good Food Guide 2013 (the first restaurant in Brunswick to receive a hat).  Housed in a former bank building, the interior is modern and minimalist – timber floors, white walls,