MiddleBar

What used to be Lo-fi is now Middlebar and its been given a new sleek reno - stripped back, warm environs and the venue's been reworked with a small bar vibe - with the best music and dancefloor too. In short, ...

Erko Smokehouse Sunday Rundown

The Erskineville Hotel / Erko recently had a smoker event and this was a showcase of the Yoder Smoker that they now have round the back in their light filled courtyard. The Event (previously written up here) wa...

SMH Pyrmont Growers Market

The Pyrmont Growers Market takes place the first Saturday of every Month and this early starting Growers Market (7am-11am) is a smorgasbord of eats and produce; with cooking demonstrations to boot. A destinatio...

Suminoya Japanese

Hidden away in Hosking Place (trust us, you won't know its here unless you're shown) is Suminoya Japanese - We wandered around looking for it and ended up in a fairly peculiar venue - its age shows but its pac...

Milk The Cow St Kilda

Milk the Cow is a fromagerie and bar sort of venue (there's 2 of them, one at st kildas, and one in carlton); its slickly finished - a fantastic looking venue that's quite contemporary (check out the "udder/mil...

Guillaume Brahimi’S Jamon Croque Monsieur

2015's Meal for a Meal Ozharvest #mealforameal campaign an initiative by Virgin Mobile is back and alongside the launch/meal on the 27th of July - Guillaume Brahimi is working with Ozharvest and Virgin Mobile o...

Bridge St Garage Deli and Bar

Bridge St Garage up at the North end of the CBD is a bit of a south american joint dishing up chimmichuri sauces with their meat/seafood options, burgers and eats. It's also got a nice front bar where you can ...

Mr Burger Melbourne (Foodtruck)

The last time we were here, we stood next to the Mr Burger foodtruck and didn't have a feed. Back in Sydney, we hear rave reviews from various quarters (and kicked ourselves for missing out) and this time round...

Smith Street Alimentari Collingwood

On our last trip down to Melbourne - we'd spent some time lapping up what Melbourne had to offer  - and on our last day, we thought we'd pop into Collingwood for Rockwells and Sons and it was shut (opens noon)...

Luis Tan Bondi Beach

Who is Luis Tan? Well, Luis Tan is a fusion restaurant/bar combo located in the campbell parade arcade and its a trendy, tasty goodtime with an interesting fusion of Venezuelan and japanese influences and a c...

Rye July Johnnie Walker Dinner – The Glenmore

Whisky/whiskey, scotch/rye? The Glenmore celebrates the great grain with a series of events as their annual Rye July returns in its second year - hey why go dry when you can go rye. We got invited to check out ...

Bar Economico Bar Exuberante Richmond

On our last trip down to Melbourne and post that wonderful sicilian meal at Mister Bianco in Kew, we fancied a tipple and chanced our way to Matt Bax's Bar Economico and it is within Bar Economico that our dest...

ONE6EIGHT Balmain

Housed just across the road from the Gladstone Park in Balmain is One6Eight Balmain, it's a modern Australian fine diner and this is pretty stonkinly good and one that you'd be amiss to not check it out. One6...

Suntory Tokyo bird takeover and win a double pass

Suntory, the pioneer of Japanese whisky, will again invite the public into The House of Suntory for their Exclusive Takeovers this winter. This years pop up will also celebrate the introduction of The House of ...

Bloody Mary’s Darlinghurst

Now open at 332 Victoria Street is the brightly effervescent and fun Bloody Marys. Imagine a joint dedicated to serving you delicious freshly made Bloody Marys and iterations of it with mini sliders, hot wings,...

Foodcraft Espresso & Bakery Erskineville

Located at 33 Bridge Street, Erskineville under the newly finished apartment complex just there - Food Craft Espresso and Bakery is a hop and skin away from Erskineville station (just walk along Bridge street) ...

One Tea Lounge and Grill York Street

The newly opened One Tea Lounge Lounge and Grill along York Street (adjoins CBD hotel/Mojo) is the David Yip's asian fusion joint. Famed for breaking the nightnoodle markets with his ricebun burger and that inf...

The Rice Den St Leonards

Media Dinner Review. The Rice Den is a modern Cantonese restaurant that was formerly located in Chatswood. It is now open at St Leonards housed under an apartment complex along Chandos Street. Expect Afforda...