Cirque d’Ali St Ali celebrates Dine with Heart Fundraiser for Sacred Heart Mission

11 April

On Friday, May 5th, St Ali presents Cirque d’Ali, a circus themed party to raise funds for Dine with Heart, Sacred Heart Mission’s annual fundraiser. Circus performers, jugglers, magicians and all manner of performance will delight in this intimate version of a big top, coinciding with lively music to transport guests to a vibrant atmosphere […]

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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, […]

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 […]

Sensory Lab’s Ben Morrow Wins 2016 London Coffee Masters

15 April

Sensory Lab’s Ben Morrow has been competing in the second London Coffee Festival from April 7-10 where 20 baristas battled it out in a variety of disciplines, from signature drink creation to cupping challenges, busy café simulations to simple brewing presentations, and finally ending in a live latte art showdown. Ben was recently Top Six […]

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 […]

Spend the holidays with your extended family St. Ali

14 December

Boasting a 365-day a year licence, St. Ali never stops delivering. This Christmas Day and New Years Day the team will wow customers with a breakfast degustation, in-house DJ, luxe breakfast dishes, a sneak peak of St. Ali Jakarta’s menu and more. Escape the holiday stress and let St. Ali do the hard work instead, […]

Original Chai Co. launches the perfect Christmas gift for Melbourne Chai lovers

1 December

Melbourne Chai lovers will undoubtedly rejoice with Original Chai Co.’s newest addition, an authentic range of chai gift packs just in time for Christmas. Colourful, vintage packaging pays homage to the rich culture and authentic flavours behind Original Chai Co. Designed with the traditional tiffin box in mind, the cute tins have two compartments for […]

St Ali Opens in Jakarta

9 November
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        Salvatore Malatesta and St Ali is excited to announce that a collaboration that began in 2014 has now been made permanent, with St Ali opening a Jakarta café in late November 2015. The Hon Minister Dalidakis, Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade will announce the new partnership on Tuesday October […]

Lady Carolina’s Latin Street Kitchen Now Open

9 November

Just in time for summer, Brunswick East’s wildly popular new Latin eatery, Lady Carolina, has opened its Latin Street Kitchen, serving up authentic Latin street food and inspired beverages. Nestled out the back of the main restaurant, guests can lounge and relax in the outdoor- style bar and kitchen, which brings the street foods of […]