An ex-Chin Chin chef leads the kitchen at Windsor’s new Thai restaurant (Melbourne)

Windsor locals have waved goodbye (for now) to beloved dining spot Saigon Sally and have welcomed BKK, a new Thai restaurant coming from the Commune Group who are best known for their alternative sister restaurants including Hanoi Hannah and Tokyo Tina. Helmed by chef Sean Judd (ex Longrain, Chin Chin) the restaurant, which is an ode to Bangkok airport, is the hospitality group’s first foray into serious Thai cuisine.... 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!

An ambitious two storey wine bar has opened in Windsor (Melbourne)

When the teams behind mainstays like Saigon Sally and Tokyo Tina, and Pastuso and San Telmo come together to open up an ambitious new modern wine bar it’s safe to say expectations sit at the top end of the spectrum. Neptune, recently opened in Windsor, stretches across High Street with a wide reach of food, wine and cocktails. The two-level restaurant is a slick entry from the reliable crews, pushed as a future neighbourhood institution that’s already amassed a nice following based off the modern spin on a traditional wine bar paired up with a Mediterranean-influenced menu.... Read More | Share it now!

Tommy Ruff fish bar opens in Windsor (Melbourne)

After making a name for themselves in the Melbourne suburbs of Mordialloc and Elsternwick, Tommy Ruff are kick-starting the new year by branching out their popular fish bar to the Windsor end of Chapel Street. Designed by Studio Equator, the latest venue to the growing name features pastel coloured walls reminiscent of the beach and oak-wood furnishings topped with quirky interior accessories such as colourful water jugs in the shape of giant fish while nets and ropes line the walls.... Read More | Share it now!

Eat’aliano by Pino brings classic Italian to Windsor (Melbourne)

With the opening of their brand new restaurant Eat’aliano, restaurateur Alessio Ali and Head Chef Pino Russo have decided to bring a little taste of the Mediterranean to the neighbourhood of Windsor, where Asian cuisine has dominated so far. The pair, who previously worked together at Mascalzone Pizzeria in Williamstown, aim to make their wood-fired pizzas the star of their authentic Italian eatery.... Read More | Share it now!