HOT: Honeycomb Hideout, Dennis St, Footscray (entry via unnamed laneway)

Honeycomb Hideout is a new Footscray bar that opened this week thanks to the owners of local pasta restaurant Fox in the Corn. The minuscule bar is the result of a hole cut out of Fox in the Corn‘s original prep kitchen (which has never been used) and a small courtyard where the staff used […]

The HOT List: Lunar New Year 2016 Melbourne

This year the Lunar New Year is Monday 8 February 2016 for the Year of the Monkey. Even if you’re not of Asian descent it’s a great time in Melbourne for festivities and yummy food! Here’s a list of Chinese New Year events in Melbourne: Lunar New Year at Crown – Thu 21 Jan – […]

HOT: Up In Smoke, 28 Hopkins St, Footscray

It’s been with great interest that I’ve been watching the transformation of Up In Smoke from plumbing supply shop to barbecue restaurant…and today I finally got to have a taste of what’s in the works. The restaurant opened today with a soft launch truncated menu. The official launch is not till Thursday when they wheel out their […]

HOT: Slice Girls West, 4 Yewers St, Footscray

Slice Girls West is an offshoot of the CBD’s popular pizza parlour Slice Girls and their new Footscray digs continues its formula for good, cheap pizza with a bit of cheeky zig-a-zig-ah! The entrance to the cafe/pizzeria is hidden down a unprepossessing alley and is marked by small sign inviting you to ‘slice up your […]

HOT: Small French Bar, Shop 3, 154 Barkly St, Footscray

The layers of immigration that make Footscray such a fascinating place have now placed Small French Bar, a French fromagerie, charcuterie and cafe (and later wine bar) on the main street. It’s a small storefront set incongruously amongst the pho joints, wig shops and money exchange offices and you’ll just be able to spot it with the […]

The Sweet Cycle cycling food tour with The Squeaky Wheel

Maribyrnong City Council regularly run ‘Westside Discovery Tours’, a series of FREE tours for locals and visitors to introduce them to the secrets of Melbourne’s west side. (Read about some of their previous tours here and here). Combining my passion for cycling and food I led a delicious tour with The Squeaky Wheel to discover some of the Westside’s best pastries, cakes, […]

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