Burger perfection – Huxtaburger (Melbourne)

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Collingwood, Melbourne – It’s an American style burger joint with a name reminiscent of Bill Cosby’s 80s hit sitcom family, so you’d be forgiven for thinking of ugly jumpers every time you order a burger here. But in modern day Collingwood, this place is a local institution, and any ugly jumpers you see are worn in an ironic fashion by the hipsters that frequent this joint. I heard people raving about these burgers for a good year before I finally tried them, but it was worth the wait and now I am a fully converted Huxtaburger disciple.

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Pabu Grill and Sake Bar (Melbourne)

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Not just your average Izakaya 

by Pauline

As a visitor to Melbourne, you will probably find yourself wandering along Bourke Street, perhaps strutting up Chapel Street, definitely meandering some laneways, and possibly marvelling at Brunswick Street.  However, for a real local feel, away from (most of) the tourists, I encourage you to check out Smith Street in Collingwood.  [Read more…]

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