New Venues - 18 November 2021

Mövenpick Hotel Opening – Melbourne

Melbourne is now home to Australia’s second Mövenpick Hotel and its daily Chocolate Hour Accor’s newest Mövenpick Hotel, Mövenpick Hotel Melbourne on Spencer, is now open and delighting first guests with its daily Chocolate Hour and stylish guestrooms and suites. This highly anticipated opening brings the world-renowned Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts brand to Australia’s most

Hotel - 3 May 2021

A BY ADINA SYDNEY

TFE Hotels’ brand-new premium hotel experience, A by Adina Sydney, has officially opened its doors, becoming Sydney’s newest landmark CBD hotel. The crowning glory of an ‘elevated’ suite of apartment hotel properties, the new A by Adina Sydney heralds a golden new era for the Harbour City on multiple levels. The hotel’s approach to detailed

Bar - 28 April 2021

Vamos Fitzroy

Vamos was born from the innate desire of four friends Iliana Hernandez (Mexican), Marcela Rodriguez (Colombian), Juan Ignacio Angel (Colombian) and Thomas Norwood (Australian) with diverse backgrounds in hospitality, music, and education, to showcase the best that Latin America and Spain have to offer in terms of food, drinks, live music and fun. After six

Hotel - 20 March 2013

BACK IN FASHION

The Como Melbourne 630 Chapel Street, South Yarra VIC or www.mgallery.com/como The Como has always held a special place in the heart of Melbourne. Well before the Art Series Hotels launched, The Como recognised that not all the hotel action was in the CBD. Sitting atop Melbourne’s Chapel Street fashion mile, the Como has always

Local - 4 December 2009

The State of Origin

Toby’s Estate: 29 Weston St, Brunswick, VIC (03) 9009 5462 or www.tobysestate.com.au Toby’s Estate has moved south in a move to claim a chunk of Melbourne’s coffee trade. The boutique coffee supplier distributes to over 100 cafés across New South Wales, and, wishing to remain boutique, has stopped its push across its home state, opting

Local - 15 November 2008

Portello Rosso

Portello Rosso: 15 Warburton Lane, Melbourne, VIC (03) 9602 2273 or contact@portellorosso.com.au Photo: Corey Sleap Nestled in a laneway in the old merchant district of Melbourne’s CBD, Murmur has been quietly bubbling away for four years with positive word-of-mouth recommendations ensuring the first-floor Cuba-inspired cocktail bar happily ticks over. While Murmur built up a following,

Bar - 5 November 2008

Send in the Tanks (& Other Madness)

Like everyone else, I was sickened to hear that a young chap was kicked to within an inch of his life outside the QBH nightclub in Melbourne’s Southbank district back in early September. The poor bloke later died in hospital and the thugs responsible were charged. My disgust turned into disbelief when I caught the

Local - 15 September 2008

BOSISTO’S: 6 DEGREES OF SEPARATION

Bosisto’s Liquor Bar: 318 Bridge Rd, Richmond VIC (03) 9428 6888 or www.mrbosisto.com It’s ‘goodbye Asia, hello Europe’ for the team behind Double Happiness and New Gold Mountain. Like most savvy operators, they’re always looking for something new to sink their teeth into. Seeing an opportunity for a boutique venue on Bridge Road, Richmond, the