Next in the world of all things that are so [sometimes pronounced “sahhhh”] Melbourne: A vegan pub. Positioned on the corner of Lygon and Elgin Streets in Carlton is a new venue named Green Man’s Arms, coming from hospitality veterans and artists Alison Whyte and Fred Whitlock with a loving dedication to being completely vegan and vegetarian friendly.... Read More | Share it now!
Very few words can describe just how exciting the dining scene in Japan really is. It’s almost dizzying to think just what kind of journey your palate will be taken through on a trip to the famously unique country, presenting you with everything from the standards like ramen, sushi and yakiniku through to the likes of okonomiyaki and yakisoba. Though meat and seafood are most definitely the most common just about everywhere, vegetarians would be mistaken to think they are left out, given there are some truly beautiful “farm-to-table” experiences to be had, with local seasonal vegetables showcased in playful, inventive ways. Case in point: Tokyo’s all-class Motif Restaurant & Bar.... Read More | Share it now!
Owner and hospitality entrepreneur, Alexandra Pyke, has returned to Melbourne to start her next venture, The Alley, Melbourne’s newest 35-seater cafe set to cater to the die-hard vegans and health-conscious diners. Doors will fling open in the first week of March, hoping to provide a sprawling green retreat for those in the CBD seeking healthy comfort food... Read More | Share it now!
A focus on healthy food-habits has arisen in Sydney over the past few years, and it only seems to be growing. As a nation, we are becoming more and more concerned with what we eat and how we eat, with recent data showing 69% of Aussies are cutting down on sugar, and 59% are eating more natural, fresh foods. It is clear we are increasing our focus on nutrition, with a new diet popping up every year, from paleo, veganism, sugar-free, fat-free, raw…have I included them all? Probably not. But clearly, ‘healthier’ diets and a growing concern with the way we eat are well established.... Read More | Share it now!
Celebrated Sydney chef Pasi Petanen has certainly made a name for himself, last year closing what was perhaps one of the most well received residency restaurants the city has ever seen with Café Paci which sadly ended its Darlinghurst run in December. While Petanen hasn’t announced any concrete plans to start up another pop-up anytime soon, the experimental ex-Marque Chef has been tapped by Potts Point favourite Yellow for a one night only collaboration menu.... Read More | Share it now!