Coffee Hit Thornbury

Hit me with your best shot. High Street Thornbury is not short of a cafe, being one of Melbourne’s long standing northern coffee hubs. It’s where many Greek cafes operated decades ago, leaving a legacy today’s coffee professionals have built upon. Coffee Hit has taken to the area like a fish to water. They opened […]

Neck of the Woods

Husband and wife duo Greg and Georgie Matheson opened ‘Neck of the Woods’ café down the road from the Geelong hospital, which is where Georgie gave birth to their first child. The name ‘Neck of the Woods’ was conceived after Greg asked a nurse whether there was a café in this “neck of the woods” […]

Louis Fitzroy

When Avtar Singh and Anoop Lokkur decided to open their own café, they set out to create a beautiful yet relaxed space that wasn’t a carbon copy of the myriad of industrial-chic or Scandinavian inspired cafes around Melbourne. Louis provides a hideaway from the busy Fitzroy streets around it, which took inspiration from traditional interior […]


Smak, it’s Swedish for taste. With its Scandinavian inspired fit out –‘ Taste’ is definitely in the spotlight at this South Yarra café. The interior is a blend of polished concrete, soft pastel tones, and lush greenery, giving the venue a feeling of sophistication. The menu appeals to foodies with its (You guessed it!) tasty, […]

Rustica Melbourne Central

Welcome to Rustica Melbourne Central, the latest venue by Brenton Lang and Matt Vero. Adding to their popular collection of venues spread around Melbourne, comes the latest offering to change the dining experience within shopping centres. Gone are the days of only having the option of low-cost quick meals at shopping centre food courts. Melbourne […]

Mr Tucci

Many will know brothers Fabian and Massimo Crea from their former Carnegie favourite, Santucci, which has stood the test of time for over two decades. Just as the times have changed, so have the boy’s lives. Both are now married with adorable children, and have expanded their café collection to include the Mt Waverley sanctuary […]


South Morang isn’t an area I tend to frequent. In actual fact, today was my first day traveling to this area. Yes, I too have my limitations! The good thing is, I made the trip to this once farming area on the outskirts of Melbourne, which, in recent years, has seen a growth in residential […]