Hochi Mama was the God Mother of all aspiring street artists and rappers in the early nineties. An immigrant in the big city, she hosted underground art shows along with rap battles for the rejects; a place where you could just be at home, but with family. The whole crew was always welcome, the more the merrier, and she was well renowned for creating innovative dishes using the original famous dishes from her home country, and plenty of booze, in her spacious and homey warehouse.This cheeky, vibrant and buzzing Vietnamese Fusion venue is one for your to-do list. Boasting a killer menu and a super cool vibe, this place is known for a cocktail, feast or an intimate date night.
Makan is an Indonesian restaurant in the heart of Melbourne CBD by Tasia & Gracia Seger, the winner of television cooking show My Kitchen Rules 2016.The word Makan in Indonesian simply means eat. It's also used as a salutation or invitation to eat. Makan celebrates the different elements Indonesian cuisine; a fusion of vibrant, colourful ingredients, intensely flavoured dishes, and the people who come together and share it. With a warm ambiance creating an intimate retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the CBD, Makan is an exciting discovery of tempting flavours and a contemporary take on authentic dishes.
After being the ‘life-of-the-party’ in downtown CBD for the last six years, Mama’s ready to kick-start another exciting new venture in the wild, wild East! And where better for this Tiger Mama to roar than the vibrant South-East Asian hub of flavour and culture that is Swan Street, Richmond! Mama's second-coming will be servin' you Eastside excellence! – but this sequel is just as good as the original! We’re beyond ecstatic to share this new space with the public and bring the Richmond tiger cubs some of Mama’s lovin’! The trademark of Mama’s dining experience is the ‘Feed Me Now’ offering! Patrons can bask in all the zingy and fiery flavours in Mama’s repertoire – indulging in a selection of our drool-worthy smaller, larger, and sides dishes – for an affordable spend per diner at $44.50 each!
Born from the colourful, eclectic and vivid origins of South East Asian cuisine, Salted Egg is an oasis of originality in a sea of conformity. A place where knowledge and authenticity have a seat at the table.
If you have a taste for discovery, Salted Egg will stimulate and surprise all the senses. With a menu dominated by traditional Thai cuisine, it is a dining experience that will transport you to another world. A place where ideas are hatched, over a glass of wine or a cocktail or two.
A destination for those who walk to the beat of their own drum. Those with a curious appetite and an insatiable desire for a culinary adventure.
Miss Mi merges the exotic with the familiar. Time-honoured Asian techniques, ingredients and flavours are paired with modern methods to take you on a culinary journey to the heart of Asia. Ever evolving, our menu encourages you to explore new tastes and aromas as you would on a sojourn to Bangkok or Borneo. Sink into plush banquette seating to enjoy a heady cocktail with friends or pull up a bistro-style table and let the adventure begin. At the bar you'll uncover Asian-inspired libations that unite spirits with spices, and fresh herbs with house-made syrups inspired by Asia. Complemented by delectable Asian bar snacks, we invite you to begin – or end – your evening at Miss Mi.
Tian38 – A contemporary and progressive approach to Chinese cuisine. Paying homage to Chinese cuisine of yesteryear whilst asking ourselves what the next step is in its evolution.Enter Tian38, simply a translation from “Shop38”, a nod to the simple naming convention some restaurants take in Hong Kong. Tian38 is a simple reference to our address in the heart of Melbourne’s Flinders Lane. A place where cultures intersect, a diversity is celebrated. Tian38 stakes in claim in contemporary Chinese cuisine.
Located on Clarendon Street, at the heart of South Melbourne. Here at Ria Ayam Penyet discover the handed down traditions of our Indonesian Street food, with no compromise of flavour or spices, staying true and authentic since 1998.
Moonee Ponds Local Chook is a favourite among locals for its imaginative/fusion take on Vietnamese cuisine, served in a modern restaurant. For starters, the Bao Buns are sensational selections. Some of Local Chook’s specialty/popular dishes include the Red Chicken Curry and Twice cooked scotch fillet in plum sauce, as well as vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free dishes.
Sitting proudly in the heart of Elsternwick is this unique venue with an Indochine inspired menu of delicious food and drinks. The exotic greenery and styling seen throughout Bang Bang’s gorgeous indoor spaces flows out to a relaxed outdoor courtyard sitting adjacent to the local park. Despite the venue’s bustling city vibe, Bang Bang is a laid-back social hotspot for locals in the South East.Please note any patrons that book in for “outdoor” or “counter” seating will be sat outdoors & will be exposed to the elements. All outdoor tables use Me&u, an order at the table QR code ordering system. All bookings made on either “standard” or “high top” seating are completely undercover or inside the venue.