With its industrial-chic interior design inspired by the ‘Paris end’ of Collins Street, QT Melbourne’s signature restaurant, Pascale Bar and Grill feels almost tailor made for Melbourne foodies who love a fashionable and luxurious fine-dining experience. Everything in the dimly-lit restaurant; from the stuffed peacock, the grand staircase adorned with a plush sapphire-blue carpet, right down to the comfortable brown leather chairs surrounding dark unclothed tables, oozes sophistication and class. However, due to the upbeat hip-hop and R&B bumping in the background, the restaurant manages to strike a unique atmospheric balance between lush and hipster-friendly.... Read More | Share it now!
This Saturday 12th of November, The Fish & Burger Co., one of Melbourne’s newest burger joints will be celebrating their first birthday. Since opening in late 2015, the locally owned restaurant’s photo-ready super milkshakes and gourmet burgers have helped it gather quite a following on social media. Almost every burger-loving foodie in town had mentioned the restaurant, so we went to go see if the popular eatery could live up to its social media hype.... Read More | Share it now!
Setting up a brand new café directly opposite The Kettle Black, – one of Melbourne’s most popular gourmet cafés – is a bold move, but that’s exactly what Kevin Li (Lights in the Attic, 3Lives) did with his newest project The Crux & Co. Located on the ground floor of The Emerald Apartment on Albert Road, The Crux & Co. is a uniquely modern café and patisserie, where the rich and buttery pastries of the West come to meet the tangy savoury flavours of Korea.... Read More | Share it now!
“We eat with our eyes first”, a famous saying taken to the next level by The Middle Brighton Baths, one of Melbourne’s most scenic fine-dining venues. Situated just above Port Phillip Bay, The Baths’ upstairs restaurant recently underwent a full interior renovation under the creative vision of Wendy Bergman from Eades and Bergman Interiors.... Read More | Share it now!
Having recently been voted most liveable city in the world for the sixth year in a row, it’s no wonder Melbourne is constantly opening new culinary experiences for us to sink our teeth into. One of the latest examples: a dual offering from two new sister restaurants who have made their way from Sydney to Melbourne after considerable popularity in the harbour city, setting up in Melbourne’s new multi-level dining precinct.... Read More | Share it now!
As you take a peek into the new luxury retail mall, St Collins Lane, you’ll find an elegant new addition to lure you in with its charming dark wood exterior, casing some of the most deliciously enticing sweets to pop up in the area. As a guest to the launch of Runya’s Room, it was both an honour and a delight to finally step into this extravagant 70s inspired champagne and high tea salon.... Read More | Share it now!
Nestled in the corner right outside of Box Hill Central, the newly opened Miss Saigon sits, sporting its wide-windowed exterior with a shapely queue of hungry customers waiting outside the door. Being welcomed with the aromas of traditional and flavoursome Vietnamese herbs and spices of lime, chilli and smoky beef flavours made me all the more excited to try out their latest Phở offerings.... Read More | Share it now!
As torrential rain fell heavily on the streets of Melbourne, and people sought cover from the wild weather, the inviting warmth and vibrancy of The Press Club was a very welcome sight. In celebration of the DVD launch of My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 I was invited to enjoy a Greek style menu prepared by owner George Calombaris.... Read More | Share it now!
As someone who absolutely loves their Japanese cuisine, I was overjoyed to be invited to a private dinner at Saké’s new Flinders Lane location nestled in one of Melbourne’s most iconic gastronomical strips. Three-star Michelin chef Jean Paul Lourdes would be showcasing some of his mouth watering signature dishes, accompanied by an array of impressive Japanese style drinks. I’d heard the brand new venue was quite impressive, so I was excited to arrive at what would no doubt be Melbourne’s latest hot spot.... Read More | Share it now!