Parker Coffee

Melissa Floreani of Espresso Syndicate has contributed immensely to Melbourne’s Café Culture, and Parker Coffee of East Hawthorn is a shining example of how this venerable lady does it. Early last year, she teamed up with Jimmy McGuire to renovate this Tooronga Road space, which serves as a takeaway coffee mecca for staff from surrounding […]

Axil, 50 Lonsdale Street

Axil of 50 Lonsdale Street has come of age.   Last week the crew from Axil Coffee Roasters introduced Melbourne CBD to their new baby. Located in the lobby of the Urban Workshop (a thirty-three level city tower at the top end of Lonsdale Street), this latest offering was designed by ST Styles- the same […]

Dukes on Flinders Lane

Died and Gone to Heaven…. without Bryan Adams. There’s so much to love about Dukes on Flinders Lane, and that’s before I even taste of their coffee. For instance, I appreciate the cafes dim lighting that doesn’t overwhelm the senses when one is in dire need of a caffeine hit (me every morning); the simplicity […]

Industry Beans Lt Collins 

Look who’s moved into Melbourne CBD! Industry Beans launched their brand new concept cafe in Little Collins Street yesterday. Officially named Industry Beans Lt. Collins, this fresh space is the next phase for the award winning roasters. It’s been carefully designed to allow for orderly flow from point of sale to coffee collection, with adequate […]

Market Lane South Melbourne

Fleur Studd has done it again. This time,  shes opened a fresh space just opposite the South Melbourne Market.  You have most likely been to one of Market Lane’s other five stores around Melbourne- Prahran Market, Queen Victoria Market, Faraday Street, Therry Street, or Collins Street in the CBD. Designed by Sarah Trotter of Hearth, […]

Clark St Coffee Public Coffee Bar

Allow me to introduce you to Clark St Coffee’s Public Coffee Bar.   Clark St launched this space last week, and its here they will showcase their coffee, and dedication to sustainability and quality.  As a coffee enthusiast, I appreciate the ability to visit a roasters headquarters, and meet with the people who work behind the […]

No. 84 

Being charming requires charisma and time, and Agi Nolan of ‘No.84’ has been rather busy for the past few years at this sparkling jewel in the Albert Park crown. Her fetching smile is the first thing to greet you upon entry, followed by entering into an alluring space, decorated with an array of hanging greenery, […]