An ambitious two storey wine bar has opened in Windsor (Melbourne)

June 21, 2017

When the teams behind mainstays like Saigon Sally and Tokyo Tina, and Pastuso and San Telmo come together to open up an ambitious new modern wine bar it’s safe to say expectations sit at the top end of the spectrum. Neptune, recently opened in Windsor, stretches across High Street with a wide reach of food, […]

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Murray’s Food Store brings mac ‘n’ cheese pies and New York style bagels to Prahran (Melbourne)

May 22, 2017

Murray’s Food Store, a modernised throwback to the classic milk bar, recently landed in Prahran and has quickly built quite the loyal following. It’s not hard to see why either, with a menu that puts twists on classics as well as offers made-to-order juices alongside freshly baked pies and New York style bagels. Taking over […]

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Modern Australian, Spain and North African cuisine come together at Abacus Bar & Kitchen (Melbourne)

March 31, 2017

“Every dish has a story”, offers chef Chris Connolly (ex-Top Paddock) who spearheads the attractive new Abacus Bar & Kitchen with owner Dylan Whitmore. The new venture, which is positioned on Chapel Street nearby Prahran Market, is promising something new and innovative for the area, touting modern Australian with flourishes from Spain and North Africa. […]

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Prahran’s Mount Erica Hotel revamped with Sunny Gilbert’s Spanish flair (Melbourne)

June 8, 2016

At a recent relaunch party for Prahran’s iconic Mount Erica Hotel, it became evident that the great pub revival that has been sweeping not just Melbourne, but Australia in general, is just getting started. The long-standing, much loved venue has undergone a substantial transformation with a newly appointed team and two shiny new areas, Austin’s […]

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A food truck chilli festival is coming to Prahran in June (Melbourne)

May 16, 2016

Next month, on June 4th, some of Melbourne’s most in-demand food trucks will be coming together to raise funds for the Prahran Mission by staging a big Chilli Festival in a vacant parking lot next door to Brunch hot spot Hobba. From 6pm to 10pm, the Melbourne Chilli Festival will be bringing together Dos Diablos, […]

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Mt. Erica Hotel announces weekly food truck festival: “Off The Beaten Truck” (Melbourne)

May 2, 2016

The newly-renovated Prahran venue, Mt. Erica Hotel has started a weekly Off The Beaten Truck food truck festival, adding to its already stellar lineup of events, curating a line-up of the city’s best mobile food stores every Sunday in High Street car park, bringing in three or four trucks each week. The festival also features entertainment […]

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Pardon My French relocates to permanent shop in Prahran (Melbourne)

February 28, 2016

Originally a crêpe stall in South Melbourne Market, Pardon My French has now opened a permanent shop at 396 Chapel Street, Prahran. The famed crêperie is the brainchild of head crêpe-maker John Milic and his partner Pauline Henley- Smith, and the move is a welcome one for their loyal customers, who wait patiently in line for a crêpe at their former location. “We […]

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