The Lucas Groups’ three-level Japanese restaurant Kisumé has finally opened (Melbourne)

In what is a very big step for The Lucas Group long-awaited, three-level concept restaurant Kisumé has finally been unveiled to the public, opening for lunch and dinner with designs to become a major player in Melbourne’s dining scene. Fashioned as a contemporary Japanese restaurant, Kisumé offers diners three options: the ground floor and basement with a sushi bar; and Kuro Kisumé on the first floor, featuring a unique omakse-style dining experience for groups of 12, plus two private dining rooms and a Chablis bar.... Read More | Share it now!

Murray’s Food Store brings mac ‘n’ cheese pies and New York style bagels to Prahran (Melbourne)

Murray’s Food Store, a modernised throwback to the classic milk bar, recently landed in Prahran and has quickly built quite the loyal following. It’s not hard to see why either, with a menu that puts twists on classics as well as offers made-to-order juices alongside freshly baked pies and New York style bagels. Taking over the former site of a milk bar that was in the neighbourhood for an impressive 106 years, the fresh-faced eatery is set to provide locals and visitors with all kinds of exciting fare, including their much-talked about mac ‘n’ cheese pieces.... Read More | Share it now!

Fancy Hanks are doing a collaboration lunch with Rice Paper Scissors this weekend (Melbourne)

One trend we’re definitely not sick of, and likely never will be, is the rise of the “guest chef collaboration”. Everywhere you turn there’s a new restaurant kicking off a guest chef series, giving diners dynamic and exciting one-off dinners that push away from the norm and opt to offer something new. Melbourne’s Fancy Hanks are but the latest to dive head first into this approach, recently having begun a “Chef Collab Sunday” lunch series, and their third installation will see the city’s popular barbecue restaurant turn to Asian fusion as they welcome Rice Paper Scissors into their kitchen.... Read More | Share it now!

St Kilda Burger Bar scores a permanent residency at Arts Centre (Melbourne)

One of the city’s finest burgers-on-wheels, the St Kilda Burger Bar, has parked up their truck at a permanent location, securing a spot just outside of the Arts Centre in Melbourne CBD. The crew behind the truck will be opening up each morning, first with a selection of non-burger breakfast dishes from 8-10am and then a menu featuring four of their signature burgers, and hot chips as a side.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: The Sheraton Melbourne Hotel offers a contemporary flair to their Parisian Afternoon High Tea

High tea, often synonymous with indulgent, luxurious and grand, is now a more contemporary affair at The Sheraton Melbourne Hotel. Affectionately (and appropriately) located at the ‘Paris end’ of Little Collins Street, the hotel’s newly launched Parisian Afternoon High Tea is the newest destination for a fashionable luncheon with friends and family.... Read More | Share it now!