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The Craft & Co Winter Session

It all starts with one idea. The revaluation. The ‘a-ha’ moment of which all makers and produces of artisan products have in common. It’s the passionate spirit and endless drive to re-defined and re-educate the community of what a product should look, smell and taste like. [...]

3 May 2017 // 0 Comments

Authentic Mexican has arrived to Melbourne: El Sabor x El Cielo

Words by Geoff Ferres, pictured by The Modern Connoisseur El Sabor (‘The Taste’) is the latest business venture of El Cielo (‘The Heaven’), owned by 3 food-obsessed Mexico City locals intent on bringing authentic Mexican tastes to Australia. From the moment you walk in the door at El Sabor, [...]

6 April 2017 // 0 Comments

The Craft & Co – Introduction to Distilling

We are not trying to convince the gin craft drinkers… you guys are already at the table. We want to target the Gordon, Bombay and Hendricks drinkers.” ‘The Craft’ movement has revived the small batch industries that was once considered dead in the water. We all thought bigger the company [...]

19 March 2017 // 0 Comments

Your Summer Hit List: What’s Going On in Melbourne

Note that this post will be updated throughout the summer, so bookmark this page and check back with us! Rejoice! Summer is finally here and Melbourne is turning it up! Our fair multicultural city has loads to offer this summer time so make sure you have all the best events and activities on your [...]

9 December 2016 // 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

Food Truck Park – Spring & Summer Line-up

Food trucks are the life blood of great food served fast. The power of mobility allows great food to come to you; be at the back streets of the inner northern suburbs to its lively presences at a music festival. The Australian food truck movement has transition beyond the seddie servo presence to a [...]

26 October 2016 // 0 Comments

Dingo’s Bar

What makes a bar an ‘Australian Bar’? Since colonisation of Australia, we have had 200 years to explore and test the life goal of creating an authentic Australian watering hole. But the concept is never set in stone as oppose to other countries. With Australia taking on a very liberal [...]

18 October 2016 // 0 Comments

She Dances

One woman, two trapeze, a yellow tutu and a large chocolate cake. This is the opening scene for one of the more progressive acts coming out of the 2016 Melbourne’s Fringe festival – She Dances. Fresh from winning the Best WA Circus Show at Fringe World 2016, She Dances is a contemporary [...]

17 September 2016 // 0 Comments

Bring out the Top Shelf

Booze – like many other products – ranges from the good, the bad and the top-shelf. We all know what bad taste like. There has been plenty of experiences drinking cheap drinks at shady establishment and suffering the consequences the next day. But thankfully we have all grown up a [...]

14 July 2016 // 0 Comments

Nord Apartments Pop Up Event

Property is the dream boat for many Aussies. Its fascination is magnetised with websites like Domain and Real offering thousands of potential adobes across Melbourne – each as unique as the next one. Picking just one suburb, one street and one house/apartment/unit/shed etc. is [...]

14 April 2016 // 0 Comments

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