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Take away for foodies

Take away for foodies

The Daily Kitchen at 353 Little Collins St completes the picture for sophisticated Melburnians with its food to go. Founder Karen Jackson explains that the city has its brilliant restaurants and cafes but, until now, has been let down at the fast food end of the market. “London and New York offer great takeaway and

The dangers of binge sitting

The dangers associated with binge drinking land many in the hot seat regularly, whereas the dangers associated with “binge sitting” get left on the bench. A recent article published in the journal Current Diabetes reported that adults spend between 55-70 per cent of their waking hours being sedentary. There are those health-conscious cubical clerks who hit

Made-to-measure will suit you just fine

Why buy a suit off the rack when you can have a better one made to exactly fit you? According to Oscar Hunt tailors’ founder and general manager Chris Edwards, a made-to-measure suit ticks all the boxes: fabric quality; style; construction; timelessness and fit.  In short, it’s about value for money. “Why would you buy

Express lunch of the month

By Sarah Harrison If you’re not already familiar with this beautiful restaurant, Syracuse is set within a gorgeous, period building within the traditional banking and legal districts of Melbourne. This regaling venue, with its generous ceilings and timber-laden interior, fuses opulence with warm charm, and has an express lunchtime menu to match designed by head

Go green this winter

Sarah Harrison Green smoothies have taken off in cafes around Melbourne offering a good dose of fibre and nutrients in one quick, convenient hit. With each smoothie averaging between 200 and 350 calories (a cronut will give you around 1000) your future summer bod will thank you for it. Here’s our blend of green smoothies

It’s not just about lunch

By Sarah Harrison In Melbourne, lunchtime means more than munch time. In the country’s fashion capital, get retail-inspired in your lunch break with some of our city’s independent, local and oh-so-full-of-character fashion stores. Et Al Find Et Al on Flinders Lane for women’s fashion designed in Melbourne from a passion around workmanship that emanates contemporary,

Lunch beneath the arbory leaves

By Sarah Harrison 2015 has seen a healthy number of new and diverse lunch options open doors to hungry city workers, from the recently launched Rosa’s Canteen to Five Points Café and Magic Mountain Saloon. Amongst this flurry of activity is a new riverside alternative, Arbory Eatery, launched in mid-March. Perched beneath the Arbory trees

New spin on old-world tailoring

Visit Oscar Hunt in Hardware Lane to discover the fascinating craft that is made-to-measure suiting. Melbourne is no stranger to hidden gems in lane-ways, forming the intricate vessels that negotiate the heart of our vibrant CBD. It’s a perennial Melburnian tradition. From long-forgotten markets of the 18th century, to cloth suppliers of the city’s famed rag

Lunchtime events

Victorian Seniors Festival Set to the theme of taking good care of yourself, head to Docklands, an official senior-friendly precinct for fun-filled events. Docklands, October 5 – 12 1300 135 090, [email protected] Nursery Design Get tips from interior designer Lauren Macer on how to create a beautifully styled nursery or kids room. CAE, Lvl

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