Beating the election blues at Bedford Street

After the depressing US election results a little comfort eating was in order.  New opening Bedford Street in Collingwood fits the bill with the deep fryer on high rotation along with some classic US dishes. The restaurant on the corner of Bedford and Johnson street has a prime corner position with big windows letting in

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Cocktail and dessert experiments at The Noble Experiment

The Noble Experiment is conducting its own little experiment on Smith Street as a bar/restaurant. It’s trying to do the slashie thing where it straddles both cocktails and food.  I was invited to try it out last week when the rain was pelting down and The Noble Experiment was a welcome refuge with its warm

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Top three BBQ joints in Melbourne

As Australians we think we’re pretty handy around a BBQ.  But there are three countries which leave our love of a hot grill in their wake: Argentina, Brazil and the United States.  Luckily for lovers of the BBQ a few new BBQ joints have opened in town recently.  I’ve already covered Melbourne’s excellent Argentinian BBQ

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Getting carnivorous at Meat Mother

Vegetarians beware – meat mother is a restaurant for serious carnivores.  If you’ve been to London recently you’ll recognise Meat Mother.  The fit out is very similar to Spuntino in Soho with a large central bar, exposed brick walls and low lighting in the form of single dangling lights.  The menu is pure Pitt Cue

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