Where to eat and drink in Melbourne.
pastuso melbourne review

MELBOURNE | Pastuso, San Telmo’s sister restaurant, is tucked away at the end of ACDC lane and has been serving up Peruvian food for around three years. Peruvian is one of those cuisines that’s been heralded as “the next big thing” for a while, but hasn’t really managed to take

jalisco mexican windsor

MELBOURNE | Jalisco Mexican in Windsor is named after the Mexican state which gave birth to many things that we associate with Mexico today – mariachi, tequila, and birria just to name a few. Husband and wife team Ali and Rebecca Kartel created Jalisco simply as a place where they

hao phong footscray

MELBOURNE | Hao Phong is a Footscray institution that’s always full of people enjoying the wide array of authentic Vietnamese and Chinese dishes on offer. The restaurant, like many others in the area, is has a relatively bare bones fit-out while service is neither particularly friendly or rude, it is,

local burger co carlton north

MELBOURNE | The Local Burger Co. Carlton North is a place that’s eschewed the recent trend towards American style burgers to instead offer creations more in line with what you would have expected a higher end burger place to offer before the recent burger craze that swept across Melbourne. It’s not

seouljaboy melbourne

MELBOURNE | Seouljaboy in Melbourne’s CBD is Korean fusion spot that mixes Eastern and Western flavours across a range of share plate dishes. The venue is unassuming from the street, and walking inside you’re greeted with an interesting space. It’s quite industrial, with a large ceiling, and lots of concrete. To

lamaros bodega south melbourne

MELBOURNE | Lamaro’s Hotel is the newest incarnation of this classic South Melbourne watering hole, which has adopted its former name after a short stint as the Spanish inspired Lamaro’s Bodgea. Architects Techne (Lee Ho Fook, Botherambo) spruced up the venue when the initial change occurred and thankfully that old

burger block kew

MELBOURNE | The Burger Block is an Asian fusion café in Kew that specializes in unique burger flavours using Asian spices and sauces. Previously a regular café, the same family has owned this venue for 15 years. Being a family-run business, you can often see the owner Brenda or her

sarawak kitchen melbourne cbd

MELBOURNE | Sarawak Kitchen in Melbourne’s CBD is place that, unsurprisingly, focuses on the cuisine of Sarawak, a Malaysian state on Borneo. The space is simple and while it can get very busy at times, table turnover is high so there’s never more than a short wait. There’s an impressive

aunty franklee melbourne

MELBOURNE | Aunty Franklee is a Malaysian restaurant in Melbourne’s CBD created by twins Francesca and Fiorn Lee. The twins have drawn upon their Malaysian heritage to offer a focused range of traditional Malaysian dishes with a twist. From the start the menu is inviting and a bit different. It’s presented in

claypots barbarossa melbourne cbd

MELBOURNE | Claypots Barbarossa in Melbourne’s CBD is the fourth venue from owner and restaurateur, Renan Goksin, who’s vision is to combine Australia’s laid-back lifestyle and love for local food with European-style hospitality. Each of his Claypots venues differ in their concept and style, but all are consistent in showcasing