Attica, Ripponlea

Attica is different to anything you’d expect. Apart from bright splashes of colour near the bathrooms, a nod to the space’s previous incarnation as a Thai restaurant, Attica has an ...

L’atelier by Monsieur Truffe, Lygon St.

Although wary at first, as so many chocolate havens in Melbourne fail to live up to their full potential of making you feel like charlie in the chocolate factory, Monsieur ...

400 Gradi, Lygon St

400 Gradi is a member of Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana, one of the only two members in Australia.  This is not good for the Napoletana brand. Perhaps it was just ...


Hellenic Republic, Lygon St

I took my dad here for Father’s Day, gambling that being from ...

Koko Black, Lygon St.

Koko Black Koko Black is an establishment that is exempt from the ...

The Press Club, Flinders St

My mother is seriously hard to impress when it comes to food. ...


Mr Bianco, Kew

Mister Bianco, High St Kew One of the latest editions to the steadily improving dining scene of Kew – Mister Bianco delivers Italian perfection. The restaurateurs of Mezzo Bar have put together one of the best value and certainly one of the best Italian meals I’ve had in Melbourne.  Although Mister Bianco is similar to […]

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Mamasita, Collins St

Finding a table at Mamasita is notoriously difficult unless you arrive well before 6 o’clock, but it’s definitely worth the wait. I recently took my own advice and arrived early and was able to secure two seats at the bar. Dining at the bar is usually one of the best places to be, you have […]

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Mitte Café, Fitzroy North

Pancakes with real maple syrup, lemon curd, brown sugar and mascarpone – usually I’m not in the mood for sweet stuff at breakfast time but the authentic maple syrup with these perfectly cooked pancakes really made it stand out. Chorizo and potato omelet – was exactly what I felt like on the day and did […]

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