Restaurant Review – Stokehouse City


The Stokehouse has risen from the ashes and been resurrected as Stokehouse City in the CBD. So what is the restaurant like without the iconic beachfront location and ocean views? The grand Victorian building in Alfred Place isn’t a stranger to fine food and dining. The landmark venue was previously home to Comme and the…

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Bar Review: Madame Brussels, Melbourne

Madame Brussels Interior

An experience at Madame Brussels is like tumbling down the rabbit hole and discovering a Mad Hatter’s afternoon tea party. Named after the Madame herself, a 19th century city brothel owner, the bar is equipped with wicker sun lounges, garden chaises, vintage inspired antiquities and lots of pastel. The inner city bar is housed on…

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Travel Review – The Merrijig Inn, Port Fairy

A Quick Overview The Merrijig Inn has a special historical significance being Victoria’s oldest Inn. Its old world charm and thoughtful amenities make it a welcoming home away from home on a weekend getaway.  Location As far as locations go, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better location in Port Fairy. The Inn is…

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Travel Guide: Lisa eats Siena

Tuscany is one of the few places in Europe I could keep coming back to. I could easily spend endless days in the garden of a Tuscan farmhouse sipping wine, eating figs and reading books. On my most recent visit to Tuscany, we decided to take a day trip down south to explore the delights…

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