Tag: food

A Snapshot of Summer at Summertime Social

We are officially more than halfway through summer. (How did that happen?!) If, like me, you’re just getting started on making the most of the (mostly) sunny season, I recommend popping into the Summertime Social pop-up in Federation Square. When…

Out Of Town: 24 hours in Daylesford

It’s little surprise that Daylesford has a reputation as one of the best weekend getaways you can have from Melbourne. The famous Spa Country region is rich in history, has an excellent arts scene, delicious food and wine and boasts…

A Room with a View

Johnny’s Green Room celebrated their first birthday in style, which incidentally also coincided with the start of the summer season. The Melbourne weather even cooperated, giving us a perfect evening for a rooftop celebration. The venue quickly became one of…

Red Spice Road’s New Digs

Tucked away in a breezy McKillop Street, the old Red Spice Road quickly became synonymous with South East Asian cuisine in Melbourne. Its broad menu caressed you on a journey through the region with specialty dishes and refined technique. After…

Cherry Days in the Yarra Valley

It’s cherry season in the Yarra Valley and The Plus Ones celebrated in style with a trip to CherryHill Orchards. It’s only an hour outside of the city, but the Yarra Valley feels like it’s a world away. Our weekday…

Oodles of Noodles (and Poodles)

The Night Noodle Markets have returned to the banks of Birrarung Marr! With 32 stalls serving up street-food from China, Vietnam, Thailand and beyond, you’ll find plenty of creative fusion food on the menu. Load up on Bao Brothers’s loaded…

European Cheese X Annam

Some collaborations sound unusual on paper, but as soon as you dive in deeper they make so much sense. It was with this exact sense of not knowing what to expect that my plus one and I arrived at modern…

Melbourne Good Food Month

Winter is not just coming, it’s already here! All Melburnians know though, that just because it’s getting cold outside, doesn’t mean you should stay home. That is especially true in June when the delicious Good Food Month returns! The month…

Shanghai-style comfort food arrives just in time for winter

David’s latest Shanghai-inspired menu is set to thwart the winter chill. After 20 years running his flagship restaurant in Prahran, the self-described ‘Shanghai boy’ isn’t trying to reinvent the wheel. Rather, founder David Zhou is continuing to fine-tune his recipes….