Local - 11 December 2013

HEY THERE, BARRY

Barry 85 High St, Northcote 3070 (03) 9481 7623 or barrycoffeeandfood.com Barry is the latest brainchild of the family behind Pillar of Salt and the most recent Touchwood cafe. The brief for Techné was to transform the existing shell of an original Victorian corner shop café and reflect through the architecture, an openness and community-minded

Restaurant - 11 December 2013

FARM TO TABLE AT RUSHCUTTERS

Rushcutters 10 Neild Avenue, Rushcutters Bay NSW (02) 9326 9348 or rushcutters.com.au   The latest venture from The Keystone Group, Rushcutters is an all-encompassing hub of sociability, sustainability and food that champions a farm-to-plate philosophy. With the majority of produce from the menu sourced from Martin Boetz’s property, The Cooks Co-Op and the surrounding Hawkesbury

Local - 30 October 2013

BREAD AND BEER AT CHESTER ST BAKERY AND BAR

Chester Street Bakery and Bar 32a Chester St, Newstead, Brisbane 4006 (07) 3852 4130 or www.chesterstreet.com.au The latest offering from Damian Griffith’s growing empire sees the entrepreneur team up with designer Alex Lotersztain. Stepping outside of the Constance Street precinct, Chester Street has a slightly different design philosophy to Griffith’s other venues, with Alexander Lotersztain

Café - 21 October 2013

RIGHT TRACK

Bluetrain: Southbank, VIC (03) 9696 0111 or www.bluetrain.com.au Celebrating its 20th birthday, Bluetrain has discovered a new design direction with Melbourne-based designers Studio Equator. Defined as the ‘People’s Café’, Bluetrain’s concept of ‘Aussie Fusion’ cuisine and non-pretentious aesthetic energy create an attractive dining option as well as a casual café environment. Studio Equator has combined

Café - 21 October 2013

NOTHING COULD BE FINER

Rose Diner & Little Rose 309 Bay St. Port Melbourne VIC (03) 9681 8550 or rosediner.com.au The old Rose & Crown pub has been re-imagined as a 50s-style diner with a diner, bar and café, serving up old favourites and comfort food on nana’s old crockery. Rose Diner goes where others dare not tread —

Café - 20 August 2013

THE LUNCH ROOM OPENS AT COLLINS SQUARE

The Lunch Room 727 Collins St, Melbourne http://www.collinssquare.com.au/about/news-room/2013/07/the-lunch-room-now-open/ Designed by collaboration between blackmilk interior design and Walker Corporation, The Lunch Room looks like a restaurant, but is also the fashionable new home for Think Asia (Asian and Thai), Papadam (Indian cuisine), Nashi (Sandwiches), Rhumbas (Rolls), Edamama (Salad Bar), Salsaʼs (Tex Mex Grill), Sobo Japanese, Big

Uncategorized - 14 August 2013

GROCERY BAR BECOMES GB ESPRESSO

GB Espresso Shop 2, 133-137 Fitzroy St, St Kilda (03) 9573 1137 or www.gbespresso.com Andrea Brook opened GB Espresso in April 2013. The name pays tribute to a long heritage as the Grocery Bar in St Kilda. “I was excited when The Grocery Bar came up for sale as it’s an ideal format for the

Uncategorized - 14 August 2013

TWO SIDES TO CODE BLACK

Code Black Coffee 15-17 Weston St Brunswick (03) 9381 2330 or codeblackcoffee.com.au Set in an inner-city double-fronted warehouse shell, Code Black is the new roastery and headquarters of the Melbourne based Cafenatics operations. The space, designed by Zwei Interiors Architecture, comprises of two mirror-image warehouse shells. One side houses the primary coffee roaster and coffee

Café - 14 August 2013

TOASTIES AT TARONGA PIAZZA

Taronga Piazza Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman 2088 (02) 9969 2777 or taronga.org.au/blog/2013-07-04/taronga-piazza Australians love a ‘toastie’ so when Giovanni Pilu designed a menu for Taronga Zoo’s newest café he did it with an Italian twist and created the Free-Range Egg, Pancetta & Tomato Panino. Ladies that lunch enjoy the Salt Baked Salmon Salad with Potato