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Gotta catch ’em all.. Poke restaurants!

Words by The Modern Connoisseur, Pictures provided by Eugene Hyland We weren’t sure it was coming, and we weren’t sure what it would look like, but Melbourne’s newest food trend has hit the streets and we are pleased to say that it is healthy! A refreshing change from the 1,000+ [...]

8 March 2017 // 0 Comments

Your guide to Melbourne’s Open Air Cinemas

Words by: Matthew Stephenson, The Modern Connoisseur Photography sourced from Google & PR sources Summer is fast approaching and with it comes barbeques, trips to the beach, sleepy afternoons spent in the park, and most importantly, the return of open air cinemas. And here in Melbourne we are [...]

7 November 2016 // 5 Comments


Did you know that wine was originally worshipped because of its ability to create an altered consciousness? As wine first developed in Georgia (c. 6000 BC), Iran (c. 5000 BC), Greece (c. 4500 BC) and Armenia (c. 4100 BC), such pinioneers knew they were onto something great. While they [...]

31 March 2016 // 0 Comments

The Richmond Yard

We have all watched it. We have all thought about. We now can get to experience it first-hand… the apocalypse has reached Australia. It’s the year 2026 and the world is in total chaos – all known luxuries have been eradicated and replaced with a massive divide between the [...]

23 December 2015 // 0 Comments

The Tippler & Co: Courtyard Launch

The biggest food and drink secret in East Melbourne has to be The Tippler & Co. While having a small street front presence, its location bursts with plenty of potential within its charming three storey brick building. The Tippler & Co. is the answer for when the city dining and drinking [...]

5 November 2015 // 0 Comments

Cadbury brings Halloween back to life in Glen Iris street festival

Hold onto to your rosary beads because Cadbury is bringing Halloween back from the dead by throwing a massive street festival on Maitland Street, Glen Iris! This Saturday 31st of October between 4:30pm-6:30pm Treat Street will come to life with non-stop entertainment, party games, thousands of [...]

27 October 2015 // 0 Comments

Once in a BREW MOON

Good Beer Week just isn’t long enough! Sure, the catchy branding is self explanatory to the neutral consumer – being for only one week. But the days between the 16th to 24th 0f May which comprised of Good Beer Week were jammed packed with a variety of fantastic events. The [...]

4 June 2015 // 1 Comment

Casking-off Good Beer Week

Another year has come and gone, and before we knew it, Good Beer Week has sprung up on us! This year is the festivals 5th birthday and what better way to celebrate it than with over 250 events hosted across 180 venues in Victoria? The festival officially kicked off on Saturday the 16th of May and [...]

17 May 2015 // 0 Comments

Esquire Hawthorn; luxurious living

Travelling. It’s an escape from the augmented reality we live in, where small things are exploded as a result of increasing societal and work-related pressures. Travelling releases us and allows us to remember where we fit in, in the world. We are but a small piece of the puzzle. Our everyday [...]

7 May 2015 // 0 Comments

The Ambrosiary

Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away! An extract from Oh, the Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss The journey of our career is exceptionally unexpected and emotional – ranging from feeling on the top of the world to sometimes feeling [...]

28 October 2014 // 0 Comments

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