Melbourne CBD

KFC is bringing exclusive free “chachos” to Melbourne

April 2, 2019

The fast food gods at KFC have been flirting with Mexican hybrid foods lately, birthing what they are describing as a “one-in-a-lifetime” special called “chachos” – obviously a portmanteau for chicken nachos. And it seems Melbourne’s late-night locals are going to be the lucky ducks to receive this unholy creation, as KFC pull up their […]

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Hotel Review: Marriott sticks to classic hospitality in Melbourne’s CBD

September 17, 2018

It’s hard to surpass the classic beats of good old fashioned hospitality. While Melbourne Marriott Hotel may play it extremely safe in a city that’s dotted with interesting boutiques and creative accommodations, there’s enough charm throughout this 10 floor property to sit nicely beside the luxury amenities often expected from one of the hotel group’s […]

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Four of Melbourne’s top bartenders plan to open new venue “Fancy Free” this year

June 17, 2018

Four bartenders who have been instrumental to the rise of Melbourne’s highly regarded Black Pearl will open a new venue in the CBD later this year. Rob Libecans, Chris Hysted-Adams, Matthew Stirling and Ryan Noreiks will lead the charge at Fancy Free, helping shape the bar as a neighbourhood watering hole in the middle of […]

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Review: DoubleTree by Hilton – still one of Melbourne’s best located hotels

April 2, 2018

The 180-room DoubleTree by Hilton, situated in the heart of Melbourne CBD, quickly became an institution for both locals and visitors shortly after it debuted in 2014. Reflecting design inspiration from its location opposite the historic Flinders Street Station, the boutique-minded property is a perfect example of soaking up the surrounds with subtle, charming flourishes […]

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Australia’s first ever 24/7 Pho restaurant has opened in Melbourne

December 20, 2017

They are the anti soup nazis of our generation, three humble lads set on making Vietnamese Pho available 24/7 for Melbourne locals and visitors. Thai Ho, Midawell Phal and George Do are hoping to wow late night crowds with a magical bowl of Pho any time of day, any day of the week with this […]

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Betty’s Burgers & Concrete Co has officially opened in Melbourne CBD

February 14, 2017

Taking over our Instagram feeds for a while now has been the burger craze, each one looking as monstrous and delicious as ever. Now reaching the peak of popularity, burger joints have been popping up left, right and centre, especially when it comes to the streets of Melbourne. Adding to the already overcrowded burger scene […]

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Review: Runya’s Room – CBD (Melbourne)

August 15, 2016

As you take a peek into the new luxury retail mall, St Collins Lane, you’ll find an elegant new addition to lure you in with its charming dark wood exterior, casing some of the most deliciously enticing sweets to pop up in the area. As a guest to the launch of Runya’s Room, it was […]

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Charming new Italian restaurant Massi opens in Little Collins Street (Melbourne)

June 21, 2016

One of Kew’s quintessential restaurants, Mister Bianco, now has a little brother with the opening of Massi in Little Collins Street. Chef Joseph Vargetto has opened up the new 50-seated Italian restaurant in the CBD with an aim to bring the flavours of Italian region Piedmont to Melbourne with a casual approach, offering up morning […]

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Melbourne’s award-winning Red Spice Road reopens following major redevelopment

January 24, 2016

Award winning South-East Asian restaurant Red Spice Road has reopened following stage one of their $1 million renovation, bringing some major changes to the look and feel of the restaurant with updated furnishings, new look interior and exterior, a new kitchen, and a brand new menu. The centrally located Melbourne dining experience recently picked up […]

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The Brownie Bar – Hub Arcade (Melbourne)

November 6, 2015

Look away if you’re on a diet because Melbourne has received its first gorgeous, drool-worthy chocolate brownie café – and it’s the perfect place for a date. Owner Julie Cooke began selling baked goods at local farmers markets near her Oakleigh home, before opening The Brownie Bar at Prahran Market in 2012. The business then […]

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