Tag: Prahran

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….

Angus and Bon Greville St

Angus & Bon Launch Party

I don’t often get the red carpet treatment, but Greville Street’s token new steakhouse – Angus & Bon’s launch party was a welcome exception. If anyone knows how to throw a five-star launch party, it’s these guys! After making my…

Disco Volante brings the party to Chapel Street on Thursdays

Starting your weekend a day early has never been so easy since Disco Volante (DV) hit the scene some three years ago. DV draws a diverse crowd of club kids, seasoned party animals, off-duty hospo staff, and even the odd…

Electric Bar Chapel St

Electric Turns 10: A First Class Birthday Celebration

You’re not a true southsider until you’ve spent a night out (or ended one) at Electric Ladyland. The Chapel Street institution just celebrated their 10th birthday, and we were invited to relive all of our wild Electric nights in a…

THE SMITH OPENING

The Smith Grand Reopening

The Smith in Prahran closed late last year in order to reopen this month twice the size and twice the fun! The Smith is a 300-seater pub and function venue located at the High St end of Chapel St. We were greeted…

Pawn & Co.’s new Greville Street location

If there’s a gap in the ‘Melbourne Is The Best City In The World’ mantra, it’s our clubs. They just can’t hold a candle to the best venues around the world. I’ve never really been able to find out why….

Queen of the South brings Mexican food to Prahran

Holy Margarita! The Queen of the South has arrived and she is flaunting Mexico’s finest traditional fare. The new restaurant and bar opened on High St Prahran this January and is already getting a name for herself amongst Mexican food…

‘The Screwtape Letters’ at Chapel off Chapel

If you have ever considered renouncing goodness and training to become a demon, The Screwtape Letters is a great place to start. Based on The Chronicles of Narnia author C.S. Lewis’s popular satire, it concerns the letters between an elder…

‘Reefer Madness: The Musical’ at Chapel Off Chapel

Eighty years ago, an unholy matrimony of Hollywood and a church group begat Reefer Madness, a morality tale dressed as a dramatic film. A dire warning to parents worldwide of the demonic perils of marijuana. It would have faded into…