Relax… Betty’s Burgers is in Melbourne now

After discovering the joys of Betty’s Burgers on holidays to Noosa I was pretty excited to hear Betty’s has opened up in Melbourne now.  Even in Melbourne’s (much!) colder climate Betty’s Melbourne store still retains a tropical holiday feel thanks to the colourful tiling in shades of blue, comfy aqua cushioned chairs and big glass

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The kids are alright 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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Sensational Sth Central

I’m a North of the river girl but it doesn’t take much to get me to cross to the South side, particularly the promise of an amazing brunch.  I had heard a few good things about newly opened Sth Central in South Yarra, particularly from MTV who had a great dinner there recently, so was

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Doughnut miss Ascot Food Store: Sponsored

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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Little Creatures Geelong Brewery: Gourmet Chick in Geelong

The dining scene in Geelong has really improved over the last year with some great new openings on the horizon.  Just to show how the City of Dreams is trying to do it bigger and better, Little Creatures has opened a brewery here that’s on a much larger scale than the Little Creatures Dining Hall

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Burnham Beeches: Shannon Bennett’s Piggery Cafe and Bakery is making the Dandenongs hip

The Dandenongs, the suburb of afternoon teas and Puffing Billy, has suddenly become a little bit hip with the opening of Shannon Bennett’s Burnham Beeches.  Bennett has grand plans for his newest project with a planned luxury hotel, brewery and steak house.  He’s started cautiously with the opening of a bakery to service his Vue

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New places to get your gelati fix: Pidapipo and Il Melograno

It seems like we are getting a late summer in Melbourne so it’s perfect timing for a post on a few of the best new gelati stores which have opened recently.  The thing I love about both Pidapipo in Carlton and Il Melograno in Northcote is they both serve their gelati up from covered stainless

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