Category: food

Octopus cooked with bean sauce

Danny Russo cooks up a storm at Zagame’s House

Chickpeas and other legumes traditionally don’t sound like they would make for a good event, but last night my Plus One and I got a pleasant surprise. We were asked to visit Lygon Street’s lovely hotel & bar, Zagame’s House,…

Celebrating National Burger Day 2022

Where were you on Saturday, May the 28th? We were celebrating one of our favourite foodie holidays – National Burger Day! This year, we got the opportunity to try Future Farm‘s new plant-based patties and range, adding some vegan flair…

La Cabra – Mexican With a Twist

Launching in the middle of the pandemic, La Cabra has endured their fair share of challenges, but their constant focus on quality food and friendly service have brought them through the other side of the pandemic thriving. We’ve seen La…

Rinky Dink ice skating at Rising Festival

Rising Turns Up The Heat This Winter

After a devastating false start last year due to a snap lockdown, Rising is back with a huge lineup of art, music, food and performance across Melbourne. Three years in the making, the full program is packed full of exciting and…

Plates of food

Fable Melbourne launches their first winter menu

It’s easy to see why Melbourne’s glorious rooftop bar Fable was such a success when it launched late this summer. Delicious food, great drinks and unmatched views of the CBD had eager city dwellers lining up to visit. With winter…

Umbra bar Fitzroy

Umbra Vegan Bar Welcomes Superstar Chefs

Fitzroy’s Brunswick Street has been the go-to place for delicious vegan and vegetarian food for decades. In that tradition, Umbra Bar (meaning shade) has launched a cozy new late night bar and eatery boasting locally sourced food, a 100% plant based…

Rocco’s Bologna Discoteca Dishes Up Italian Food with Flair

Rocco’s Bologna Discoteca was born out of a lockdown pop-up passion project. Emilio Scalzo and Zoë Rubino collaborated with head chef Josh Fry to serve meatball subs for takeaway from their Gertrude Street bistro Poodle. In the process they created…

Connie’s Italian Diner & Rooftop Terrazza Opens in Melbourne

Authentic Italian cuisine and down-home Italian hospitality have landed on Russel Street with the launch of Connie’s Diner. Originally established in 2017 as Connie’s Pizza as part of Melbourne’s favourite rock n roll bar Heartbreaker, owners Michael and Zara Madrusan…