This little organic Japanese cafe was previously Disco Beans, before renaming itself to Spiral Beans after beginning its collaboration with Spiral Foods. Their focus is on the limitation of processed elements, and using seasonal, organic produce to make dishes that are balanced in taste and nutrients....

Other than the cryptic 'X' cube out the front, there's really no other indication that the dark grey facade hides a meat-focused eatery behind it. Adam Goldblatt and Tom and Sam Peasnell are the trio behind the venture, and with experience including Chin Chin, Three Bags Full, MoVida, Auction Rooms, and London pitmasters Pitt Cue Co, there are plenty of reasons to get excited....

Multi-cultural Preston appears to be up-and-coming eating destination, with more and more quality places popping up. The latest to join the fold is Sartoria. Adriana Agricola spent 15 years in New York before returning home to pursue her dream of having a place of her own. Formerly run by her parents Joseph and Carmela from the 70s to the 90s, the dressmaking workshop has now been converted into a warehouse cafe. The large space accommodates 120, and still bears the marks of its previous life. Walls and tables are...

Kolache Cravings is a new micro bakery that has settled into Preston. Owners Phil and Nona have spent a large amount of time spent living overseas. During a stint in Texas, kolache were one of their favourite snacks, and finding they're not currently in the market in Melbourne the idea to introduce them here was born. Kolache (pronounced ko-LA-chay) are part of Czech cuisine. Soft and fluffy like brioche, but not as rich and buttery in flavour, they're beautiful straight out of the oven. An extensive experimentation process was...