HOT: Alice Nivens, Shop 13 Port Phillip Arcade, 228 Flinders Ln, Melbourne

Who doesn’t love Christmas and storybook characters? Well, next Thursday 25 July, Alice in Wonderland themed CBD cafe Alice Nivens is holding a special ‘Christmas in July’ day of sweets, treats and other festivities. The bolthole cafe is hidden in a rather ugly flourescent-lit arcade between Flinders Street/Flinders Lane and you’ll recognise it by the […]

HOT: Legally Blonde the Musical, Princess Theatre, 163 Spring St, Melbourne

Confession: I love musicals. My normally fine-tuned antennae for excessive sequins, tackiness and over-the-top-ness is wound right down when there’s two hours of singing, high kicks and jazz hands on stage. Like amusements parks, musicals are almost guaranteed fun! Legally Blonde the Musical is an adaptation of the fabulous feel-good flick made famous by Reese […]

HOT: Saint Crispin, 300 Smith St, Collingwood

Smith Street can be a tough landlord. One minute you’re Cavallero, next minute you’re Saint Crispin. I hadn’t even noticed the changeover until the foodies of Melbourne started buzzing about the pedigree of the owners of the new restaurant – Scott Pickett of The Estelle and Joe Grbac, former executive chef of the Press Club. So my […]

HOT: The Farm Cafe, Collingwood Children’s Farm, 18 St Heliers St, Abbotsford

Since my last review of The Farm Cafe at Collingwood Children’s Farm the cafe has been renovated, revamped and reopened for service. It’s more of the same, but better! The kitchen and dining space have now been expanded to serve more customers. There’s a handy wheelchair/pram ramp to the takeaway area and plenty of room to park a pram […]

NOT: Mr Burger Food Truck, Various locations

My local council City of Yarra doesn’t really like food trucks, so when one is actually approved to come to my neighbourhood I get disproportionately excited. And when I found out that Mr Burger was going to be pulling up down the street I was like a kid within earshot of the tinkling of Greensleeves, chasing […]

HOT: Shimbashi Soba and Sake Bar, 17 Liverpool St, Melbourne

My parents recently returned from Japan where they raved about all the fabulous food that they ate, including oodles of noodles. So when they came to Melbourne to visit recently I pressed them to come with me to Shimbashi Soba and Sake Bar and bestow their expert opinion on the handmade buckwheat noodles made on […]

Page 3 of 812345...Last »

Featuring Recent Posts Wordpress Widget development by YD