Tag Archives | Melbourne

BEYOND BOILING AND FRYING: THREE IMPRESSIVE WAYS MELBOURNE LIKES ITS EGGS IN THE MORNING

Eggs must be one of the world’s most popular breakfast ingredients. As well as tasting great, they’re packed full of protein and amino acids, providing us with a great way to get set up for a busy day. Of course, even the most amateur of cooks can cook an egg, but do you find that […]

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MARY EATS CAKE – BRUNSWICK, VIC

High Tea with a dramatic twist Mary Eats Cake is a fairly new high tea venue on Sydney Road Brunswick. The space is elegant and girly with vintage teacups, fresh flowers, light streaming in from a large front window and dainty cakes. But in keeping with Brunswick’s working class heritage, there are elements of industrial […]

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PUNTHILL NORTHBANK HOTEL – MELBOURNE CBD

Modern rooms with a jaw-dropping view in the heart of the CBD Located along the Yarra River, the Punthill Northbank building stands tall as a mark of prestige amongst the ever-developing west end of the Melbourne CBD. Entering the lobby one feels an instantly recognisable level of class without an overbearing sense of gratuity – a sophisticated […]

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29TH APARTMENT – MELBOURNE, VIC

An American style diner in the heart of St Kilda Anyone keen for a competitive game of Battle Ships might just find their paradise at St Kilda’s 29th Apartment – the only difficult thing here is working out where they hide all the board games. Arriving on a sunny Friday afternoon with little-to-no idea of […]

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THE MILL HOUSE – MELBOURNE

Fun and food with friends on Flinders Lane Flinders Lane is quintessentially Melbourne: what might first appear like a quiet, unassuming CBD lane, is in fact home to some of the best bars and eateries in Australia with an eclectic mix of styles and cultures that serve as a celebration of Melbourne’s multiculturalism. It’s entirely […]

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SAJO CERAMICS – MELBOURNE

Getting your hands dirty For those of us who jump at the chance to get our hands dirty, Sajo Ceramics provides the perfect opportunity. Nestled next to Mount Dandenong in Kilsyth South, this studio offers a range of weekday and weekend classes in throwing, sculpting, pottery and ceramics. Owner Jo Maggs explains that classes often […]

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TRANSIT ROOFTOP BAR – MELBOURNE

Casual rooftop dining with a view to wow Transport Rooftop Bar is a chilled afterwork drinks and nibbles venue with views of the Yarra to blow your mind. The outside space is the perfect venue to blow the cobwebs away whilst enjoying some sharing platters with friends and sipping on some great wine. The balcony itself is […]

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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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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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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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