Hello to the all new Stokehouse

Like many Melbournians I have happy memories of the “old” Stokehouse before it burnt down.  I feel somewhat affectionate towards the old white weatherboard building and in particular remember with fondness one very long boozy lunch there which lasted almost until night time.   So I was keen to check out the rebuilt Stokehouse even

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Celebrating the hop harvest at Circa

I forced myself to drink beer when I started university because it was the cheapest option.  But it wasn’t until I moved to Belgium to study for six months that I learnt to actually appreciate beer.  I learnt that the Belgians drank their beers at a warmer temperature than Australians in order to appreciate the

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Stokehouse Cafe reopens

There’s a Josper in Melbourne! Josper (pronouced H-osper) is a Spanish super hot charcoal oven.  When I left London they were the latest thing with top restaurants like Hawksmoor and Heston Blumenthal’s Dinner featuring Jospers and now we have one in Melbourne thanks to the extreme makeover which has been given to downstairs at The Stokehouse,

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