The other day a friend mentioned to me that the somewhat horrific Father Flanagan’s Irish Pub (on the corner of Smith and Alexandra Pde) had been transformed and was now serving cracking pub food with an American bent. I decided to check it out immediately. Mr M and I went fairly early on a Friday [...]
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A while ago, I headed to Von Haus for breakfast. While I enjoyed their breakfast offerings, I couldn’t help but think that Von Haus would be perfect for drinks and dinner… and I was right! Mr M, P and I headed there on a freezing night for few glasses of red and some dinner. The [...]
We recently organised a girls night out to make J’s return to Melbourne after 10 weeks in South America a little more bearable. The brief was somewhere located in the city with good food and great cocktails. Gingerboy was an obvious choice. I’ve been to Gingerboy a couple of times previously, although I haven’t been for about [...]
For my birthday, my lovely work friends A, A, S, S & R gave me a voucher to Rockpool Bar & Grill. I went to Rockpool years ago when it first opened for a big celebration dinner and I remember sharing a rib-eye for two with Mr M. I enjoyed my meal at Rockpool but [...]
Almost exactly twelve months ago, on my daily walk along Smith St I watched the transformation of a dull little shop into a quirky looking bar. There was a hive of activity, with builders and tradesman coming in and out. Progress was fast. The bar opened and I made a mental note to give it [...]
Looking for a post-work tipple and eat, we settled upon the recently opened Izakaya Den, a new outpost from Simon Denton & Co. from Spring St’s Verge. Izakaya Den is modelled on a traditional Izakaya, being a casual pub-type eatery found in Japan. Izakaya Den lurks beneath the Postal Hall at the corner of Russell St and [...]