Why you should go to Hotel Jesus

Corn with black mayo at Hotel Jesus

Once travelling in Mexico Meat-and-Three-Veg lost his camera.  He went to buy a new one and the sales assistant at the camera shop wore a badge bearing his name “Jesus”.  Pronounced hey-zus the name is as common in Mexico as it’s rare here. Meat-and-Three-Veg bought the first camera Jesus suggested “I had to” he said

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The kids are alright at Stomping Ground

Pale ale at Stomping Ground

It’s the holy grail of anyone who is a parent.  Somewhere cool to eat, drink, socialise and also bring your rug rats along.  Which is why Stomping Ground opening up in Collingwood is pretty much the most exciting thing to happen in Melbourne all year. Located in a series of converted warehouses in Collingwood’s back

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Picture perfect at Kitty Burns

Doughnut heaven at Kitty Burns

If you’ve been drooling over a picture of some cafe food on Instagram lately chances are it’s been taken at Kitty Burns. This Abbotsford cafe tucked away underneath an apartment development opposite Ikea is plating up some of the prettiest dishes in Melbourne. The cafe itself is also photo worthy with the soaring industrial style

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The kid friendly conundrum at Apte

Steak sandwich

Now that I’ve got a little person in my life I’ve started to take note of whether cafes have things like high chairs and change tables.  You might have noticed that I’ve included a new category of places to eat which are “kid friendly” if they tick these boxes.  I hope it’s useful for people

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