Back in 2012, Machi opened bravely within close proximity to Mr Wolf and Newmarket Hotel on Inkerman Street, but has stood the test of time, proving to be a popular dining destination for fine Japanese dining. Machi is now under the care of head chef Michael, who has 15 years of experience in places like Nobu, Ichi Ni, and Mr Miyagi. The menu changes every three months or so to mix things up and keep it seasonal....

St Kilda is full of places to eat and drink, so it's hard to stand out and keep a crowd of regulars. Though it's more known as a bar and for its extensive cocktail and beverage list, Robarta has an impressive food menu too. Different days of the week have their own dinner specials and happy hour deals. The outdoors section includes both small and communal bench tables. Inside you can take a seat at a high table, at the bar, or laze on a couch with drink...

Hotel Barkly has been around since 1853, so it's no surprise that it's passed through multiple hands over years. The latest of these belong to Campbell and Belinda, who've brought a renovation and new menu with them. Admittedly, I haven't been here before so can't comment much on its transformation, but I can say that the new space is modern and fresh. ...