Acland Street has received a new Mediterranean eatery, courtesy of owners Paul Jewson and Marco Pugnaloni. They're the duo responsible for St Kilda favourite Fitzrovia, just further north of here. The menu at Roxborough has been dreamt up by Head Chef Christian Byrne, and it caters for both 'by-the-course', and share style dining....

The quiet, leafy suburb of Templestowe isn’t exactly well known for being a foodie destination. Apparently locals are more likely to head to nearby suburbs like Eltham, but Senses is hoping to shake things up a bit. Senses has been part of Templestowe Village for many years. After buying the property, the front section was expanded, and the windows can be pulled back to create ...

After an unexpectedly early finish to my day, I found myself in the outer eastern suburbs with nothing to do and it wasn't even noon yet. What better thing to do than have a food adventure? A quick search led me to The Firehouse - a smart but unpretentious and informal cafe and restaurant not far from Eastland. The building was a fire station in its former life, hence the name. The seasonal menu is largely Mediterranean. An all-day brunch is available, with the lunch kicking in at...

Reunions call for celebrations, and celebrations over food are always up my alley. So we found ourselves at Miss Fitzy's: a bar and restaurant on Fitzroy Street, right near the beach. The menu at Miss Fitzy's focuses on bar snacks, sharing plates and shared mains, though there are a few individual mains available also. Here they aim to source local, sustainable and ethically farmed produce to use for their menus. We had booked ourselves in for a special three-course meal plus cocktails. The menu was pretty much set apart...