• Five of the best Melbourne rooftop bars

    Melbourne’s rooftop bars are definitely an aspect of the cities hospitality scene that have made the city the food destination it is. This is a personal list of places I know well and can highly recommend. 

  • Melbourne Outdoor Dining - 2021

    A new strategy has been devised (based on New York’s Open Restaurants plan) which will see inner city laneways handed over to outdoor dining. The strategy for Melbourne will see a mix of footpath dining and repurposing street car parking through to complete takeovers of city laneways and dining in parks
  • Seven of the best coffee outlets in Melbourne

    Melbournians are passionate about coffee, and visiting friends regularly comment to me on how many outstanding coffee outlets there are churning out lattes and flat whites. It’s not easy selecting the best coffee in town, but I’ve happily done research to  select the best of the best, downing cup after cup of the good stuff. Here are my picks on a couple of Melbourne’s very best coffee spots.