Queen of the South’s modern Mexican reigns over Prahran

6 February

Queen of the South is set to reign over Melbourne’s ongoing love affair with Mexican cuisine. Just opening in January, the new Prahran restaurant and bar is headed up by head chef Malcolm Williams (Senoritas, Rice Paper Scissors, Touché Hombre Melbourne and Bangkok), who is dedicated to expanding Melburnians’ knowledge of and experiences in Mexican […]

Traditional Buffalo wings get smoky and fiery at Wings of Glory

17 January

Chicken and beer couldn’t be matched more perfectly at South Melbourne’s Wings of Glory, where Melbourne chef and owner Steven Lo has brought his US-inspired dream to life. Since opening, Wings of Glory has used locally-sourced ingredients to give the menu a Melbourne twist. Most recently two new flavours have hit the menu: Chilli Fla-Mango […]

20 years on and The Corner’s history still shines through after invigorating rooftop refurbishment

17 January

Recent renovations of legendary Melbourne rooftop at The Corner incorporates honest and natural cues from the existing space to maintain the cultural heritage and traditions of the iconic music venue. The Corner’s refurbishment was overseen by emerging architect Alex Lake of Therefore Studios, who has designed a completely modernised outdoor rooftop, perfect for balmy summer […]

Renascence Gippsland with Alejandro Saravia for Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

9 January

Pastuso Executive Chef Alejandra Saravia will host Renascence Gippsland in conjunction with the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2017. This unique event is an opportunity to dine al fresco at Biring Biring Farm in South East Gippsland, feasting on produce sourced only from the South East Gippsland area. Renascence means ‘to revive’. Saravia’s regional lunch […]

Roxborough set to rock things up on Acland Street

9 January

Fitzrovia’s Paul Jewson and Marco Pugnaloni are bringing a slice of London’s old school lux to Acland Street with their new venture, Roxborough. Paying homage to Jewson’s flamboyant mentor UK living legend Johnny Roxburgh; party architect and bespoke caterer to celebrities including Nigella Lawson and The Queen. Roxborough bar and restaurant is a glowing testimony […]

Pierre Khodja’s Camus to open 19 January

14 December

“For many years I’ve worked for other people, cooking with one hand tied behind my back. Finally, with Camus, I get to cook with both hands.” – Pierre Khodja Camus is the newest venture by acclaimed Algerian-born chef Pierre Khodja. Set to open in mid-January on High Street Westgarth, the restaurant will offer a 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 […]

Gontran Cherrier’s head chef Travis Welch unveils new Menu

21 November

Collingwood’s French favourite, Gontran Cherrier, has released a new menu in time for spring and the famous Frenchman will return to Melbourne for the Paris to Provence Festival on 18-20 November. While in town, Gontran will scout out a location for a second Melbourne boulangerie and café set to open in early 2017. Since opening […]

Rare Japanese Craft Beer and Food Matching at Spring and Summer

15 November

St Kilda’s new Asian-fusion delight Spring and Summer is excited to announce their new selection of hard-to-find Japanese craft beers, Doppo, Kinshashi and Ginga Kogen. Head chef Peerasut ‘Golf’ Laovanich has a passion for Japanese craft beer and has created a special beer and food matching menu, giving customers the opportunity to sample the new […]

Rooftop re-launch and 20 years of The Corner

15 November

Landmark Melbourne pub and live music institution The Corner will officially reopen its rooftop on Friday 11 November following substantial renovations. The historic venue has stood on the corner of Swan Street, Richmond, since the nineteenth century and has been a popular live music venue since the 1940s. Remodelled and developed by Tim Northeast and […]