Christy Tania Floating Ice Cream

Dessert queen Christy Tania to launch Glacé pop-up in Melbourne

22 May

Internationally acclaimed pastry and dessert chef Christy Tania will be making an appearance on MasterChef Australia tonight at 7:30pm, for the fourth year in a row. Contestants will be challenged to create her Floating Ice-cream dish. After the episode airs, the talented chef will tease the public with pop-ups in Melbourne (Prahan Market, 25 – […]

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Hecker Guthrie Reveals Art Deco Delight at Roxborough, St Kilda

22 March
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Hospitality veterans Paul Jewson and Marco Pugnaloni threw open the doors to Roxborough in December 2016. Housed in the historic 1920s building that is also home to the St Kilda RSL, Roxborough pays homage to the art deco bones of this iconic venue. When Jewson and Pugnaloni decided to bring life back into the space, […]

Bang Bang at the Rifle Club opens January 2017

3 December

Bang Bang at the Rifle Club opens January 2017 Elsternwick’s new urban escape The highly anticipated Bang Bang at the Rifle Club is set to open in mid-January 2017. The historic Caulfield Rifle Club site has been transformed by the Riverland Group, together with Victrack, to create a striking new urban escape set against the […]

Grub Chefs’ Green Thumbs in the Garden

7 October

Chefs are venturing out of the kitchen and into the garden to get their hands dirty as part of Grub Food Van’s ongoing sustainability projects. The new gardening project provides a space for Grub’s team of chefs to interact with food all the way from planting and maintaining to harvesting and cooking. Working with Ben […]

Gontran Cherrier

The French Revolution is coming: Gontran Cherrier announces launch date and menu

9 June

World-famous Parisian boulanger-pâtissier Gontran Cherrier will open his first boulangerie and café in Melbourne on Saturday 18 June at 7am. In celebration of the launch, Melbourne foodies, Francophiles and croissant-addicts are invited to enjoy a complimentary famous buttery, French croissant (while stocks last, of course). The Smith Street boulangerie and café will feature Gontran’s legendary […]

Grub Grows Up: A new direction for Fitzroy’s favourite greenhouse, dining room, garden and bar

23 May

Fitzroy’s Grub – all of four years young – has established itself as one of the area’s most convivial spaces. This winter, Grub welcomes new head chef Scott Blomfield, who will expand an all-day concept that focuses strongly on lunch and dinner, as well as the successful weekend brunch and functions trade. The team is […]

St Ali presents Tell Me More featuring DJ Jnett

16 May

St Ali unites two of Melbourne’s greatest loves – music and coffee – as DJ Jnett kicks off the Tell Me More series at the South Melbourne institution on Wednesday 1 June. As part of Tell Me More, the first Tuesday of the month will see the release of the St Ali Monthly Mix available […]

Dine with Heart at St Ali – May 31st

12 May

The St Ali Family is an avid supporter of Sacred Heart Mission and May is Dine with Heart Month. This means a fabulous opportunity to drink and dine at St Ali while simultaneously raising funds for the cause on Tuesday May 31st. Executive Chef Andy Hearnden has created a cocktail menu of delights that will […]

French star baker Gontran Cherrier set to unveil first Australian boulangerie in Melbourne

15 February

After months of rumours we are pleased to confirm world-renowned Parisian baker and TV personality Gontran Cherrier will open a artisan boulangerie-patisserie at 140–144 Smith Street, Collingwood, this June 2016. Boasting Cherrier’s signature decadent creations, including buttery croissants, fragrant baguettes and delicious squid-ink rolls, the bakery will also include a dine-in café. Cherrier is a […]

St Ali Opens In Jakarta

15 February

St Ali brings Melbourne cafe culture to Jakarta as it opens doors to its first South East Asia location. Open for business on February 2nd in the Indonesian capital, owner Salvatore Malatesta has exported his award-winning coffee team, Matt Perger, Ben Morrow and Lachlan Ward, to provide the complete St Ali experience. The opening is […]