The In-n-Out Burger inspired Japanese Dumpling is real: It’s in Melbourne, and it’s really bloody good

Set in a 1887 heritage warehouse building on Chapel Street in Melbourne, the Morris Jones Restaurant & Cocktail Bar re-opened earlier this year with head chef Matthew Butcher‘s unique take on California-Japanese fusion cuisine sitting as the restaurant’s driving force; while a leafy, checkered refurb from AZBCreative, doubles down on the California-meets-Japan narrative.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Andy Harmer takes the reigns at QT Melbourne’s Pascale Bar & Grill (Melbourne)

Ambience wise, QT Melbourne’s Pascale Bar & Grill hasn’t changed much since its opening back in 2016. The venue still has the same luxuriously cheeky vibe that intrigued me so much on my first visit. However, with Andy Harmer having recently taken the reigns as executive chef, the culinary offerings at Pascale Bar & Grill have certainly changed for the better.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Platform 7 is a pleasant surprise in Glen Waverley (Melbourne)

Upon initial inspection, Platform 7 looks just like any other Melbourne cafe. Think glass, timber and black tinted steel accents. But what really separates it from the rest is its love for Melbourne culture and flavour. This aptly named venue sits across Glen Waverley train station, slowly gaining popularity as locals discover its relation to legendary destination Hash Speciality Coffee.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Have California Burgers perfected the Australian In-N-Out Burger? (Melbourne)

Ever since burger makers cottoned on to the quality and popularity of the iconic In-N-Out Burger in the US, they’ve been trying to replicate it. And this trend isn’t restricted to Australia – many on the East Coast of the US will know Shake Shack, whose own take on the In-N-Out style burger has made them one of America’s most popular burger spots. Not bad for a brand that started as a little more than a food cart in Madison Square Garden 13 years ago.... Read More | Share it now!

Seoulja Boy: Where the urban west meets the flavours of the east (Melbourne)

Since its opening earlier this year, Seoulja Boy has managed to maintain a large and steady hype across social media. And with a menu full of affordable, photogenic cocktails, bright neon signs, and an in-house DJ spinning a mix of current and old-school hip-hop and R&B music, it’s easy to see why the Korean fusion bar and restaurant has been so popular.  In terms of atmosphere and visual aesthetics, the venue has everything that is “in” right now. But does it deliver on the food front?... Read More | Share it now!

Review: MOMO Dumplings + Tea is bringing Szechuan to Prahran (Melbourne)

Situated just around the corner of Clifton and High street, MOMO Dumpling + Tea is a relaxing new addition to Prahran’s hospitality precinct. Since their official opening in late April, the bright and spacious restaurant has been slowly diversifying their extensive food menu with a variety of traditional Szechuan cuisine. Every week, a new list of specials is created by the head-chef, with particularly well-performing dishes receiving the honour of being permanently added to MOMO’s regular menu. As a result of these weekly culinary experiments, the restaurant’s regular menu is unlike any other.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: The Crux & Co’s new menu is as delicious as it looks (Melbourne)

From their opening mid last year, no filter was needed to appreciate the scrumptious and undeniably ‘Instagram-worthy’ dishes served up at The Crux & Co. As their photographic dishes flooded social feeds all over Melbourne, the stunning cafe have stepped it up a notch with a new menu, and a new head chef, to bring forward bold new flavours to help push forward to city’s ever-evolving brunch scene.... Read More | Share it now!