Celebrated tea master and restaurateur, David Zhou is the man behind the iconic Oriental Teahouse and has reopened the doors to Chapel Street’s venue after undergoing a modern renovation.... Read More | Share it now!
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, 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!
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!
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!
Opening up earlier this year, Wine 1160 is a big refresh to the local dining and drinking scene of Armadale. The small neighbourhood bar – pronounced eleven-sixty – boasts a 160-deep wine list, to which it is entirely dedicated, with the kitchen pumping out food that has been curated to complement the many drops on offer. ... Read More | Share it now!
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!
In February, following their success in the suburbs of Elsternwick and Mordialloc, John and Helen Stamoulis opened their third Tommy Ruff Fish Bar in Windsor. Located on Chapel street, the newest Tommy Ruff joint is a bright and relaxing addition to one of the busiest hospitality precincts in Melbourne.... Read More | Share it now!