Vermont General Store – Herald Sun

Vermont General Store – Herald Sun

Best New Cafes in Melbourne – Sitchu

Hamlet  Mount Waverley is home to a new neighbourhood corner spot, Hamlet, serving all-day food, and coffee from local roaster Inglewood Coffee Roasters (also in the same suburb). Executive Chef Franky Pham (formerly St.Cloud, Young’s Wine Room, Vue de monde, Di Stasio) leads the kitchen team, creating a quintessential Melbourne dining experience matched with some unexpected flavours sure to […]

Caledonia Shores – Forte Magazine

Oysters are shucked daily. Standout Kingfish Sashimi. Fall-apart Beef Rendang. And a hit-after-hit sharing menu that defines and captures our city’s culinary spirit.  Established in 1927, the boardwalk, kiosk, bathers pavilion, dive tower and swimming enclosure on Geelong’s waterfront is an institution. But this winter marks a new era for the longstanding icon of the Pavilion: […]

Bentwood Fitzroy – Broadsheet

Julien Moussi, who owns Bentwood, is also behind Tinker in Northcote, Penta in Elsternwick, and Stanley in Mount Waverly, among others. Bentwood, with its vast brick, stucco facade and near floor-to-ceiling windows, occupies a large corner site on Fitzroy’s leafy Napier Street. The fit-out makes use of rich tones of burgundy, brown and orange. It’s […]

Stanley Mount Waverley – Broadsheet

FEATURES Good For Groups Outdoor Area Stanley opened in May, 2018, on the corner of its namesake Stanley Avenue and Ian Grove, on a quiet, mostly residential strip in the city’s southeast. It’s near the highly trafficked Scotchmans Creek Trail and is easily accessed by neighbouring suburbs such as Oakleigh. Julien Moussi, the man behind […]

Hobson Rosebud – Broadsheet

FEATURES Good For Groups Outdoor Area Licensed Takeaway Overlooking the Rosebud foreshore, Hobson combines art deco charm with the sleek, contemporary style of a modern cafe. The latter may evoke a sense of familiarity among weekenders visiting from Melbourne, but it’s also a solid hint at the pedigree behind this place. The Only Hospitality Group […]

Emilia reviews: Hamlet — ‘a must-try’

Newly opened café Hamlet in Mount Waverley has all the hallmarks of café mogul Julien Moussi’s epic catalog of hugely successful cafes. He owns over 25 venues and has his own coffee roasting business, so you can assume he has this down to an art. It’s in an unassuming strip of very Mount Waverley shops, […]

10 Awesome Things To Do In Melbourne This Weekend

Make the most of the Spring Carnival’s last days and head to the Herald Sun Zipping Classic to lounge in a rad day club and catch performances from The Jungle Giants (DJ Set) and Touch Sensitive. Melbourne consistently offers opportunities to unwind after a hard week of work and with those perfect balmy summer evenings there […]