Vietnamese fusion hits the CBD with Uncle Collins Street

There’s a new staircase to head on up at the top of Collins street beside Mamasita. St Kilda favourite Uncle now has a CBD location bringing its take on modern Vietnamese to the Paris end of town.  I was invited to the launch party but will be returning for well priced, vibrant food at a

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Shannon Bennett’s latest opening: Jardin Tan

If I work up the motivation to walk or jog around Melbourne’s Tan I usually like to reward myself with lunch or at least a coffee.  Up until recently the options were fairly limited but now wunder chef Shannon Bennett has taken over what used to be The Observatory cafe and transformed it into Jardin

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Three best places for Vietnamese street food in Melbourne

The sort of food you buy on the side of the street in Vietnam and eat sitting perched on tiny plastic stools is pretty popular in Melbourne right now.  I’m not talking about your traditional Vietnamese restaurants along Victoria street in Richmond or out in little Saigon in Footscray, but instead the new wave of

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