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DEGUSTATION DINING AT EUREKA 89, MELBOURNE

A dining experience at Melbourne’s highest restaurant in one of the city’s most iconic buildings. The extraordinary dining experience begins as soon as you’re taken into the lift to ascend the mammoth 89 floors. But it doesn’t take long – these are the fastest lifts in the Southern Hemisphere. You may feel your ears pop as […]

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FOR THE LOVE OF SALAMI: BRINGING AN ITALIAN FAMILY TRADITION TO MELBOURNE

“Every winter in Australia, in cold garages, sheds or kitchens across almost every suburb in every town or city, you’ll find a family or group of friends toiling away carrying on an ancient tradition – salami making. A true nose-to-tail philosophy where an animal’s value is truly appreciated and nothing goes to waste.” Salami making is […]

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NEW SHANGHAI, MELBOURNE

Dumpling fans in Melbourne now have a new place to get their fix. New Shanghai has opened up in the Emporium Melbourne in a venue that almost looks too good to be in a shopping mall. Slick red and black interiors are given a Shanghainese edge with traditional wooden stools, ornate Chinese door frames and mock […]

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LITTLE RAMEN BAR, MELBOURNE

Warm your cockles with a big bowl of soupy goodness. Die-hard ramen fans can be a little fussy – the noodles and toppings have to be just so, and they usually have a favourite broth: shio, tonkotsu, shōyu or miso. In spite of, or perhaps because of that, Little Ramen Bar has gained something of […]

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YARRA VALLEY LIMO TOUR, VICTORIA

Fully-customisable wine tours through the Yarra Valley in a jaw-dropping stretch limo. Walking out of your front door first thing in the morning to be met by the beast of a vehicle that is the Phantom Chrysler 300c stretch limousine is a little out of the ordinary for most. And when your suited and booted driver […]

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FOOD NV, BRIGHTON, MELBOURNE

With an identity that fits its location and style, this is good, simple food done very well. In the era of large outer-suburban retail districts and uber-trendy ‘place-to-be-seen’ fashion strips, there’s something entirely lovely about an intimate shopping village. Everyone in the street knows everyone, and to be welcomed into the shops and restaurants makes […]

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HIDE AWAY IN TORQUAY FOR THE WEEKEND – VICTORIA

De-stress with an impromptu weekend in Torquay – you deserve it. You’re stressed out. You want a holiday. Maybe you’ve actually got a holiday booked – only problem is it’s still five months away. Or perhaps your budget doesn’t quite stretch to an exotic tropical destination at the moment. How about an impromptu weekend in Torquay? […]

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IT’S TIME FOR YOU: MASQUE DAY SPA, MELBOURNE

A sanctuary in Albert Park, Masque Day Spa is an urban retreat to its core. ‘Urban retreat’ is the go-to tagline for so many city spas, but Masque Day Spa truly is an urban retreat in every sense. The décor in the waiting room is quirky and welcoming, with classic furniture set against wooden floors […]

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POKER AFLOAT, MELBOURNE

It’s time to put on your poker face and try your hand at Poker Afloat, a casino on the water. Boarding in Docklands, this Melbourne boat cruise is like no other and offers the perfect opportunity to get out the suit and tie and join the high rollers. What appears to be a normal boat […]

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TAXI KITCHEN, MELBOURNE

A central, iconic location and easy-to-share dishes make Taxi Kitchen ideal for grabbing a bite to eat before a night out on the town. This restaurant has got to be one of the most convenient meeting places in Melbourne. Located right in Federation Square, its location is pretty iconic. And as it sits on level one of Transport Hotel, it […]

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