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THE SHAW DAVEY SLUM – MELBOURNE

A great bar and restaurant with an even better story In 1958, two housing commissioners, Shaw and Davey, declared large areas of housing in Carlton as slums and attempted to bring them down. So began the fight to preserve Carlton’s heritage. The Shaw Davey Slum in Carlton represents this era of Australian history and so […]

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THE ESSENTIAL IZAKAYA DINING EXPERIENCE – MELBOURNE

A pub meal with a difference Boasting a reputation as one of the oldest Japanese restaurant in Melbourne, certainly of the Izakaya style, Izakaya Chuji holds a formidable menu of immense variation with an articulate and practised team of chefs and kitchen staff to endorse it. A warm and homely spirit is immediately evident to […]

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EPIC CATCH- MELBOURNE

A unique platform matching like-minded people with fun and exciting experiences If your thumb hurts from swiping on Tinder or you’re tired of begging your friends to try something new, this may be for you.  Epic Catch offers the opportunity to try something new in your city whilst matching you to someone with similar interests. […]

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AI TEA – AUSSIE-WIDE

Matcha tea is so hot right now, and here’s why It’s taking the world by storm, one teacup at a time. You may already be obsessed with it; you may have heard of it or you might be a little intimidated by it because you’re not really sure what it’s all about. Matcha tea is […]

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THE BOTANICA EDITIONS RELAXING RETREAT – YARRA VALLEY, VIC

Get back to nature at these beautiful cottages complete with herb and veg gardens and private chef Upon arriving in the Yarra Valley, the sleepy village of Healesville is exactly what you would imagine from a picturesque countryside community, in fact, it’s just what you imagined – and then some. Botanica Editions is to be […]

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THE BURGER BLOCK – KEW, VIC

Upping Kew’s burger game This family run business of 15 years was originally a local cafe. Now re-vamped into The Burger Block, it introduces Asian-inspired burgers to the local community of Kew. But not just any old burgers – these have wicked flavour game. If you are into your chilli then The Red Lantern Burger is for you. It’s the favourite at […]

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THE BANK ON COLLINS – MELBOURNE

Invest your time and money in to a bank that gives back The Bank on Collins has to be one of Melbourne’s most spectacular buildings for a bite to eat. From the minute you walk in you absorb the beauty and history of the place, which was built as the Bank of Australasia back in […]

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A BURGER SAFARI THROUGH MELBOURNE

10 burgers, five venues, two people, one city – all in a day Melbourne is often referred to as the burger capital of Australia, so where better for The GAB to go on its first ever burger safari. We visited five of the city’s best burger joints in one gloriously calorific day.   1st stop: Three One 2 One, Richmond We set […]

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FATHER’S OFFICE – MELBOURNE

 Step back in to the 1920s and defy prohibition at this speakeasy bar and restaurant Many of us long to have experienced the roaring 20s – with depictions in films like The Great Gatsby, it’s hard not to fall in love with the era. It was an exuberant decade of rebelling against prohibition, of gangsters and flappers, […]

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ASIAN BEER CAFÉ – MELBOURNE

An affordable hotspot with a priceless view Ask any Melbournian you know if they have heard about or been to Asian Beer Café, or ABC as it is affectionately known, and they will likely say yes. Located on the third floor of Melbourne Central, the Asian Beer Café’s popularity is apparent the moment you walk in and […]

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