The team here promise to bring us good coffee, good food, and good moods. Pinkie is brought to us by Dom & Diana Caruso, the same couple behind No. 19 in Ascot Vale, and St Rose in Essendon. Award-winning interior designer Jean-Pierre Biasol has carefully curated this light filled space, which combines the elegance of black terrazzo, […]

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 […]

Braybrook STN

The Workshop Brothers have done it again. This time they’ve ventured westward, and opened another London Metro inspired ‘Station’ café. Nolan, the eldest of the trio, has always believed people need not travel a long distance for quality coffee & food, hence brought the good stuff to the folks of Braybrook. You’ll find Braybrook STN […]

Coffee aroma and memories

Have you ever had a fragrance or flavour elicit a vivid childhood memory? Well, it happened to me while at Cartel Coffee in Geelong . The guys behind the bar brewed me an Ethiopian natural (Hafursa Lot A7) via the Bkon, and the moment my cup hit my lips, I was instantly brought back to […]

Methodist Coffee

Coffee: The one true substance that connects science and religion Coffee is pretty much a religion in Melbourne, which requires methodical execution.  Its this notion that inspired Reuben Kindred to christian his latest venture ‘Methodist Coffee’. He comes from a fine pedigree of coffee roasters, and a move to Hawthorn see him roasting on a […]

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 […]

Single O Japan

Huge thanks to Wendy and the Single O crew for sending out a sample of the coffee currently on at their Tokyo brew bar. I’ve long enjoyed Single O’s coffee, and like many, I have taken a multitude of photographs of their iconic Reservoir Street hole in the wall brew bar. They spread their wing […]