Brenton Lang (Rustica Sourdough), Tristan White (ex-Head Chef of Ladro and Touchwood), and Matt Vero (Coin Laundry, Tall Timber, Touchwood, The Marquis of Lorne Hotel) have combined forces to set up Rustica Canteen. It takes on an industrial theme, going for a darker colour scheme with plenty of timber. Its drawcards are the delectable pastries a-la Rustica Sourdough on display at the counter, fresh bread available for purchase, and of course being a 'canteen', the food. Sandwiches will change every now and then, and will be filled with plenty...

I don't usually go to food courts with many expectations, as the mediocre food there is commonly unexciting. Mason Dixon is a bit of an anomaly, taking its place amongst other the food court vendors in Oaks on Collins. The fit-out is bright and simple, and to be honest, it looks a bit out of place. I'm sure the hoards of office workers visiting during their lunchtime break welcome it wholeheartedly. Grab a seat as soon as you spot one. They're scarce and valuable during peak hour. To coincide...

Smith & Daughters took the vegan dining scene by storm, being incredibly popular by both vegans and non-vegans alike. Earlier this year Shannon Martinez and Mo Wyse opened up Smith & Deli a block away to cater more for the casual day-time crowd, though it doesn't close until 7pm so it's perfect for grabbing a thing or two on the way home. There are ready-to-go meals like salads, pizza, lasagne and pies, and vegan sweets that are sitting temptingly next to the coffee counter. Its impressive selection of sandwiches...