Custom made Quealy Estate tap wines available at Fancy Hank’s

15 May

Barbecue and wine are a match made in (good) heavens at Bourke Street’s sophisticated barbecue restaurant Fancy Hank’s and Palm Springs inspired bar Good Heavens. The team at Fancy Hank’s has teamed with Quealy Estate on the Mornington Peninsula to create two special tap wine blends, which have been specially created to sit well with […]

Master the art of Pisco and Alpaca at Pastuso: Enjoy alongside the new Autumn Winter menu

8 May

AC/DC Lane’s Peruvian hotspot Pastuso is set to launch exclusive Pisco Master Classes for an intimate and fun experience from May 2017. Resident Pisco master, Miguel Bellido will share the history of the 400-year-old spirit of Peru. Customers will try different styles of Pisco and learn how to shake up their own Pisco Sour. Master […]

Piquancy Breakfast

Hawthorn’s unusual Indian restaurant serves up brunch with a twist

5 May

Hawthorn’s new contemporary Indian restaurant, Piquancy, is serving up Melbourne’s favourite meal, brunch, with an Indian twist. The team behind St Kilda’s much-loved Babu Ji intends to break all the rules of brunching, with a non-traditional Indian menu. While transporting the well-known flavours of Indian cuisine to Hawthorn, Piquancy offers a diverse range of beautifully […]

Tenpin and Mr Lawrence play musical chairs in Beach Street relocations

1 May

                    Southeast Asian hotspot Tenpin and its Middle Eastern brother Mr Lawrence have moved homes following on from a developer takeover. Both venues are well known in Port Melbourne for brightening up Beach Street with their vibrant flavours. Tenpin can now be found a little further […]


The flavours of India come to Hawthorn with the launch of Piquancy

27 April

Hawthorn’s new Indian restaurant, Piquancy (meaning a pleasantly sharp and appetising flavour) is set to live up to its name with an enticing mix of flavours and spices to transport diners to the streets and homes of India. The contemporary venue from the team behind St Kilda hotspot Babu Ji will open on 5th April […]

Pawn & Co

Pawn & Co. to reboot bigger and better on Greville Street

27 April

The future of the southside’s late night hotspot Pawn & Co. has been decided. Preparation is well underway for an outlandish change of scenery due to developers taking over its current home. After five wildly successful years on Chapel Street, the dazzling bar where everything is for sale will reopen its doors at 177 Greville […]

Gontran Cherrier and Fancy Hank’s announce delicious collaboration

11 April

Collingwood’s artisan boulangerie Gontran Cherrier and Melbourne’s premier barbeque institution Fancy Hank’s have joined forces to create a French American sandwich, available at both venues. Patrons will be able to enjoy Gontran Cherrier’s miso rye sandwich with Fancy Hank’s house cured and smoked pastrami with smoked cheddar cream cheese and pickled onions. Available to the […]

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 […]

A Foodie Feast at Good Beer Week 2017

3 April

In 2017, Good Beer Week’s Foodie stream continues to attract some of Melbourne’s and the world’s best chefs to the food capital of Australia. Festival-goers will experience the best of beer and food matching at the 69 food-focused events taking place during Good Beer Week from 12–21 May. Kicking things off on Saturday 13 May […]

Hawkers release new limited Hop Series IPA

3 April

Hawkers latest addition to the brewery’s celebrated range of beers is the new rotational Hop Series IPA, made in collaboration with the world’s largest hop producer Barth-Haas Group. This new series will see the IPA reimagined over a range of releases, with each new ‘edition’ using different hops to highlight new flavours and notes to […]