HOT: Ladro Greville,162 Greville St, Prahran

I’ve previously stated that Fitzroy’s Ladro makes one of my favourite pizzas in Melbourne and until now I’ve not veered away from Ladro Gertrude to visit its sister restaurant Ladro Greville in Prahran. Ladro Greville is a bigger, glossier version of the original restaurant. The antipasti/pizza/pasta/roast menu is familiar, as is the easy conviviality of […]

HOT: The Hatton Hotel, 65 Park St, South Yarra

Sometimes a break from the routine is a good thing for the soul. So even though I live, work and play in Melbourne I relished the opportunity to take a weekend break at The Hatton Hotel thanks to my friend K. The Hatton is a 20-room boutique hotel located near the Botanical Gardens in South Yarra, which […]

HOT: Tomboy, 356 Smith St, Collingwood

As a person who loves eating food at any time of day, I make no real distinction between ‘breakfast food’ ‘lunch food’ and ‘dinner food’. So I think it’s perfectly fine to eat fish tacos and a huge brownie for breakfast. And you should too if you visit Tomboy! This handsome cafe displays one of […]

HOT: The Finders Keepers, Royal Exhibition Building, 9 Nicholson St, Carlton

The fabulous twice-yearly market The Finders Keepers is back in Melbourne today! Inside the vaulted halls of the beautiful Royal Exhibition Building you will find a delightful array of independent and local artists and artisans – cute, handmade, whimsical, colourful is the name of the game.  There’s so much to see that it’s actually a […]

HOT: David’s Restaurant Weekend Yum Cha, 4 Cecil Place, Prahran

David’s Restaurant has previously been voted one of Melbourne’s favourite yum cha destinations. They’ve recently revamped their interior design and menu to incorporate a more homely, country Shanghai style. That translates to a beautiful space awash with white and light (a modern interpretation of a Shanghaiese river cottage) accompanied by a menu of family favourites. The relaxed […]

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