Nestled just off St Georges Road, Mary Miller represents the newest project from Marie Macheras and Sargon Michael, who've previously owned The Glass Den and Cheshire. The site used to be a simple cafe that served mainly sandwiches, but now the interior and the kitchen have been completely redone, and thankfully the revisions include a proper food menu....

North Fitzroy stalwart Horn Please was originally opened by Jessi and Jennifer Singh back in 2012, quickly becoming popular for its tasty Indian fare. The husband and wife team has since handed the reigns over to Amar Singh, who has also taken over Dhaba at the Mill in Kyneton. Now both owner and head chef, Amar Singh continues to cook up traditional dishes from different regions of India, but with a bit of a twist....

A trip to the US, learning from pit masters about their craft, has resulted in Chris Terlikar birthing a baby of his own - Bluebonnet Barbeque. After a devastating fire at his original Collingwood restaurant, Terlikar soldiered on to take up a temporary residency at Carlton’s John Curtin Hotel. Now found at the former site of The North Fitzroy Star, Terlikar is continuing to pump out smokey American Barbeque. Australian meats are smoked in-house for up to 14 hours. Sausages and barbecue sauce is also made on-site....

After many, many years, I finally made it around to Moroccan Soup Bar. I'd heard there are normally crazy queues, especially on Fridays and weekends, but I think today the cold and wet weather got the better of most people, and though it was still full, there wasn't a line at the time we came. We'd made a booking to be safe, since we just made the minimum requirement of six people. It's a spoken menu here, and most people go with the banquet. There's a choice of either...