Jocks Ice-Cream – A Little (or Gigantic) Scoop of Heaven

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Rich, creamy, heavenly decadence – what more could a girl want on a breezy Autumn day? At Jock’s Ice-Cream and Sorbet that’s exactly what you’ll get. There’s a reason why Jock’s is more of an institution or a marvel than your everyday … [Read more...]

South Melbourne Market – A Foodies Delight

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  Opening in 1867, the South Melbourne Market is the oldest continuing market operating in Melbourne. In its time the market has grown to become a community with an interactive website, a singing butcher and dim sims to die for. Today, the … [Read more...]

Melbourne’s Collins Kitchen Raises the Brunch Buffet Bar

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In the early 1990's I was living in Hong Kong when they announced that Sydney had won the 2000 Olympics.  It was a proud moment for Aussie expats and just happened to coincide with the visit of Dame Edna Everage.  Not missing a trick, Dame Edna … [Read more...]

Ancient Egyptian King Tutankhamun Exhibition Arrives in Melbourne

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  The Melbourne Museum and National Geographic are proud to welcome the boy king to Melbourne in Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs. The Melbourne exhibition, which has drawn over seven million visitors in the United States and London … [Read more...]

Espresso 3121 Richmond Victoria

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If the best way to judge a café’s success is the how busy it is then it’s fair to say that at Espresso 3121 in Richmond Victoria you’re on to a winner. From Monday to Friday, it is filled with a constant stream of people who have found it … [Read more...]

Ponyfish Island Melbourne’s Secret Afterhours Paradise

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Many a Melbourne drinker has grown weary of strips of bars and city rooftops. We long for something new, and thanks to a band of rag-tag explorers we have discovered exactly that. On the banks of the Yarra under the Elizabeth Street footbridge … [Read more...]

Afternoon Tea at The Windsor Hotel, Melbourne

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A few weeks ago I decided I wanted to write a piece titled Breakfast, Brunch and Tea - mainly because I love all three - but also because unlike lunch and dinner - there is really a special kind of experience when you find one of those places that … [Read more...]

Soul Mama Cafe – St. Kilda, Melbourne Restaurants

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With an ocean view and ceiling to floor windows, it’s easy to relax in this large open plan St Kilda café. Soul Mama boasts one of Melbourne’s best locations overlooking St Kilda sea baths, but this is not the only reason that Melbournians have … [Read more...]

Celebrating 25 Years of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival

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Knock, knock Who’s there? Funny… Funny, who? Funny people ready to make you laugh at this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival! Ok, so I’m no comedian myself but rest assured that there will be plenty of laughs to be … [Read more...]

Dead Man Dining – South Melbourne Espresso

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Hidden in a dull South Melbourne side street sits Dead Man Espresso – a diamond in the rough. On weekdays it bustles with young professionals, who pack in like sardines each morning for good reason. They come to order perfectly crafted coffee, … [Read more...]