The Mess Hall | CBD

The Mess Hall is located at the top end of Bourke Street, amongst Melbourne’s theatre, wine & food precinct. It has established a reputation for providing signature dishes for breakfast, lunch & dinner with a regional Northern Italian influence. Their unique venue, with two levels of dining, is flooded with natural light and detailed with turn of …

Moretti Pop Up by Fatto

The Yarra River becomes the River Tiber this summer when Fatto Bar & Cantina hosts the “Moretti Pop Up”, celebrating all things Italian food and drink. Following the successful Veuve Clicquot Airstream Pop Up last year, Fatto has partnered with Birra Moretti over December and January, taking over the area directly outside the cantina and …

Bistro Morgan | Windsor

The famed Bistro Morgan, created by Morgan Hipworth, and his delicious doughnuts now have a permanent home on Windsor’s High Street. He joins very successful neighbours like Huxtaburger and Hanoi Hannah in what’s becoming the foodie heaven of Windsor. Find Them 190 High Street, Windsor VIC www.bistromorgan.com.au If you can’t get to the store, Bistro …

Christmas at TGI Friday’s | South Yarra

Melbourne Explorer was invited along to TGI Friday’s Christmas party at their South Yarra store.  We got to sample a range of their options, a favourite being the chicken wings and espresso martini. Check out all the pics below. Find Them The Jam Factory, 500 Chapel Street, South Yarra VIC 3141 www.tgifridays.com.au

Juniperlooza

Federation Wharf’s Riverland and Pilgrim bars hosted Juniperlooza, Australia’s first gin festival, for its second year. Overlooking the Melbourne skyline, Juniperlooza officially kicked off the Melbourne summer with delicious handcrafted drinks, tasty food offerings, Talk + Taste sessions, music, entertainment and more. The two-day gin extravaganza showcased beautiful Australian and internationally crafted gins. Distilleries topped last …

Meatworks | South Melbourne

Melbourne Explorer joined Meatworks in South Melbourne for a tasting event alongside their beverage partner Quiet Seeds, a Melbourne based brewer. Meatworks was showcasing their $12 lunch specials, paired with a brew from Quiet Deeds.  They have three options to choose from: Smoked Loukaniko Sausage Hot Dog w Caramelised Onion & Dijon Mustard in a Crusty …