Beat Eats

Posted 25 May 2011 @ 3:48pm

After my arrival in my Melbourne from the UK, the first thing that really struck me about Brunswick, where I currently reside, was the very noticeable European influence. Whether it was the numerous rows of tomato plants and herbs growing in the gardens around the neighbourhood, or my distressingly nosey Italian neighbour who insists we maintain an immaculate front garden, I see the influence...

Posted 25 May 2011 @ 3:29pm

Part club, part cafe, part restaurant The Lounge utililises its great location on Swanston Street to the fullest creating an enjoyable venue for many occasions. At 8pm on a Thursday night the dimly lit venue is buzzing with people and their hubbub is drowned out by some cruisy beats creating atmosphere but not the necessity to raise your voice in conversation. Yet despite the über-cool vibe...

Posted 25 May 2011 @ 3:22pm

Melbourne's always had its fair share of tea rooms and dessert-loving chefs but it seems in recent times there's been a rise in crafted chocolates and fancy desserts. Lou Pardi set out to investigate sweet treats old and new.


While the shiny new Burch & Purchese Sweet Studio, the expanding Ganache and the hidden away Chokolait may differ in their approaches to providing us...

Posted 10 May 2011 @ 10:33am