JD’s Burgers, Mont Albert

JD’s Burgers offers a truly unique burger experience with their high quality Asian Fusion burgers, inspired by owner Daniel’s extensive travels and research both within Australia and internationally. Their significant point of difference is the house-made secret fusion seasonings and sauces used in their burgers, which comprise of spices and flavours blended together from different cuisines, including Japanese, American, Australian, Korean, Hong Kong, Thai, Indonesian and Taiwanese.  Continue reading JD’s Burgers, Mont Albert

Hash Specialty Coffee, Melbourne

It’s not hard to find a Melbourne laneway in the city riddled with eateries all within walking a few steps of each other. One such laneway is Hardware Street, occupied by the The Hardware Societe, White Mojo and Hash Specialty Coffee. Each of these cafes has their own unique venue style, cuisine and ambience, with Hash Specialty Coffee feeling the most laid back and hipster out of the three.  Continue reading Hash Specialty Coffee, Melbourne

Grange Road Egg Shop, Toorak

It’s a public holiday morning, and Grange Road Egg Shop is full of hungry customers conversing over plates of perfectly scrambled eggs and deliciously colourful granola. Wait staff are kept busy between the kitchen, coffee counter and dining tables, yet they remain friendly, calm and conversational when arriving at your table to take orders. This bustling vibrancy creates an exciting and social atmosphere without feeling crowded or unpleasant.  Continue reading Grange Road Egg Shop, Toorak

Papa Goose, Melbourne

Offering a modern British dining experience, Papa Goose is a multifunction restaurant, bar and function space located along the historic and intriguing Flinders Lane. Inside the restaurant, mood lighting subtly reveals timber-furnished decor, portraying a classy venue that emanates contemporary vibes in a traditional setting.  Continue reading Papa Goose, Melbourne

Micheli’s Pizza, Pasta & Grill, Ringwood

A family-run restaurant that stays true to its values in serving up hearty, home-style Italian food to all who walk through the door, Micheli’s Pizza, Pasta & Grill is well worth a visit for an authentic Italian experience. Owned and operated by siblings Melissa, David, Mark and Alex Micheli since 2013, the notably loud ambience in this small-spaced venue matches the big servings of food… so come hungry. Continue reading Micheli’s Pizza, Pasta & Grill, Ringwood

Prospect Espresso, Camberwell

Prospect Espresso remains a longstanding establishment in Camberwell’s cafe scene, known for their cosy local ambience, and great food and coffee. Following a change in ownership in 2015, new owners CCC (Coffee Culture Communication) Group have revamped the cafe and its concept, aiming to offer a seasonally changing menu that entices a wider audience, and that continually excites customers upon every visit.
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Club Marriott Launch Event, Sheraton Hotel Melbourne

Hosted at the Sheraton Hotel in Melbourne, the launch event of a new Club Marriott membership loyalty program saw a gathering of hotel members and guests, colleagues and media personnel to help celebrate in style. The first initiative in this part of the world between Starwood and Marriott since their unification in 2016, this new program will reward members with exclusive benefits at participating hotels, restaurants and events throughout the Asia-Pacific.  Continue reading Club Marriott Launch Event, Sheraton Hotel Melbourne

Paloma Cantina, Richmond

The sister restaurant to Jalisco Mexican, Paloma Cantina follows the same rustic Mexican theme as its Windsor counterpart, but with more of a communal vibe thanks to its single-spaced veue. As soon as you walk through the door, coloured tables and decor emit a fun ambience, as does the colourfully varied plates and food coming out of the kitchen. Far from boring, this restaurant represents a Mexican cantina, complete with carefully crafted sangrias, margaritas and cocktails.
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The Alley, Melbourne

A clever spin on the owner’s name (Alexandra, or Allie for short), new vegan joint The Alley offers a varied selection of breakfast, lunch and snack options that are 100% vegan without skimping on flavour or creativity. Located along the corporate section of St Kilda Road, the eye-catching food and drinks attract both vegans and non-vegans alike, with affordable prices making it easily accessible to corporate crowds, tradesman working in the area, and students seeking to jump on the next big trend.
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Seouljaboy, CBD

Seouljaboy, tell ’em! A one-year-old restaurant situated in the centre of Melbourne’s CBD, Seouljaboy fuses Korean and American flavours to produce an east-meets-west concept. Perusing through their menu, they also throw in some Japanese and Chinese flavours just to keep it fresh. Decked out with a DJ booth that spins tunes on Friday and Saturday nights, and neon signs to brighten the dimly-lit venue, this is the ideal setting for after-work drinks and a fun time with friends.
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