Congee cravings at Lawyers, Guns and Money


As an ex lawyer it’s hard to resist a restaurant called Lawyers, Guns and Money.  It’s a great name and given the location right next to Melbourne’s legal heartland the moniker is proof of savvy marketing as well. Lawyers, Guns and Money is the newest offering from Victor Liong of Lee Ho Fook.    It’s

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Three Rivers Saltbush Lamb at Fitzroy Town Hall Hotel


Not all lamb is created equally. To really experience this I was invited to attend a special dinner to try out Three Rivers Saltbush Lamb from the Echuca region along the Murray.  This lamb is raised on a single property and the lamb grazes on native saltbush, long the “seasoning” in indigenous Australians diet.  

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Not the usual at Nabiha: Sponsored

Cauliflower at Nahiba

Tucked away behind Moonee Pond’s bustling Puckle Street is a long, thin cafe which it’s easy to almost walk straight past.  But it would be a shame if you did because Nabiha brings a refreshingly different approach to standard cafe fare. Nabiha’s fitout is the first thing to capture your attention with a rusted metal

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Doughnut miss Ascot Food Store: Sponsored

Raspberry syringe doughnut at Ascot Food Store

You may not live anywhere near Moonee Ponds but chances are you’ll have heard of Ascot Food Store. This cafe is winning serious accolades for its innovative menu featuring lots of local and biodynamic produce.   The Ascot Food Store is light and airy thanks to big windows out onto the street. In a nod

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Posh chicken and chips at Henrietta’s Chicken Shop

Quarter chicken with chips and slaw.

There are so many gourmet burger shops now so it’s about time that other takeaway classic, chicken and chips, get’s an update as well. That’s where Henrietta’s Chicken shop comes in.   Open down Fulham place, a laneway in Melbourne’s CBD it specialises in rotisserie chicken cooked on a spit over coals.  There’s a focus

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