Wild Life Bakery | Brunswick East, Victoria
Inspired by Northern California's approach to baking with wild fermentation, along with his lifelong infatuation with great bread, Huw's Wild Life Bakery has quickly become one of Melbourne's best.
Altius Coffee Brewers | Melbourne, Victoria
Altius takes a very 'Melbourne' approach to the classic espresso bars that you may stumble upon in Italy. It's the perfect place to enjoy a quick espresso and some lively conversation before your lunch meeting.
The Kettle Black | Southbank, Victoria
Arguably one of Melbourne's most iconic and influencial cafes, Unmistakably one of its most beautiful. The Kettle Black have, very intentionally, elevated every aspect of breakfast and lunch.
Bar Liberty | Fitzroy, Victoria
Bringing with them an incredible pedigree, Banjo, Michael and team at Bar Liberty are serving their customers some exceptional food and wine with nothing less than the most genuine and honest hospitality.
Tulip Restaurant | Geelong, Victoria
Graham Jefferies and Matt Dempsey have established a devoted following with their seasonal, produce-driven menu at Tulip. Taking inspiration from Alice Water's esteemed Chez Panisse in Berkely, California.
Sonny | Inverleigh, Victoria
Having established and run an number of successful cafes in both Melbourne and Geelong, husband and wife team Amy and Shaun Petty moved out to Inverleigh a couple of years ago and have created something quite special for both the local community and commuters who pass through Inverleigh on their way to Melbourne or Geelong.
Proud Mary | Collingwood, Victoria
Since 2009, Nolan Hirte of Proud Mary has been sourcing some of the worlds most exceptional coffees. He has also been a strong advocate for raising coffee prices to pay producers a sustainable remuneration.
Rockpool Bar & Grill | Southbank, Victoria
In 1986 Neil Perry opened his first restaurant. Over the last three decades, it is fair to say that Neil has had a significant impact on how we define Australian cuisine. Rockpool Bar & Grill is Neil's homage to the great steak houses of North America, but with a refinement and level of restraint that I find to be uniquely Australian.
Heresy | Cremorne, Victoria
Heresy was created to challenge the perception that fast food can't be healthy. Jenna & Adrian see no reason that you need to compromise convenience for great food that is delicious and good for you.