We have lift off: Sharking’s on the move

We have lift off: Sharking’s on the move

In 2013 we asked a handful of Melbourne (and international) bloggers to revisit their first ever posts. The Back to the Start series was a great opportunity for fellow foodies to take stock – to talk about what inspired them to get started and reflect on all they have...
Lucky Beach in Brighton (UK) puts us on a MEATMission

Lucky Beach in Brighton (UK) puts us on a MEATMission

London is getting flooded by burgers right now – and it reached a head when hype-laden American-import burger joints Five Guys and Shake Shack opened within a few hundred metres of each other in one week in July. Unsurprisingly, the media leapt on the idea of a Covent...
The Fish and Chip Shop from Our Man in London

The Fish and Chip Shop from Our Man in London

Coming up with a name can be one of the most difficult parts about opening a new restaurant. But with a name like this, how can anyone forget it? A Des McDonald solo venture (having left the Caprice Group in 2012) the new venue, which recently opened on one of...
Morito, Exmouth Market

Morito, Exmouth Market

How we were able to find ourselves seated on the smallest of small seats bunched in with a handful of other hungry diners wanting both food and shelter from the wintery gusts outside I will never know. But the hand written menu on the white tiles above the chefs hard...
Our Man In London: Street Feast

Our Man In London: Street Feast

Street Feast London is an innovative team of people introducing the crowds of London to the night market society. They have taken over old car parks, breweries and warehouses, and serve all types of feasts from the streets.  It’s a normal Friday evening and at 6pm...
#EATMEUP – Food Truck Pop Up in East London

#EATMEUP – Food Truck Pop Up in East London

While Melbourne councils decide whether top take their finger out of their arse and decide to let our (lets be honest – mediocre) food trucks have free reign of the city streets, London has taken some massive steps into integrating them with the rest of the...
¡Lima la Revolución! in Fitzrovia, London

¡Lima la Revolución! in Fitzrovia, London

With only three days in London and lots of lovely friends to catch up with we had to really think carefully about where we wanted to eat. Plenty of exciting restaurant openings to consider – and I guess our main goal was to sample cuisines that are yet to launch...
A Ramen Outing in London: Tonkotsu, Soho

A Ramen Outing in London: Tonkotsu, Soho

Rubbish ramen is not new to Melbourne: this dish of thin wheat noodles in broth is a staple at Wagamama, for instance. (Hell, it’s also what a Pot Noodle is, essentially.) But in London several restaurants have popped up here recently that are dedicated to it. In...