Recipes

Tomato Mania

It is a privilege to be invited to the Grossi Family’s Tomato Festival www.melbournetomatofestival.com on March 1. I did my apprenticeship under Guy Grossi, one of Melbourne’s great restaurateurs and to be invited back to cook at an event celebrating Italian culture with he and his family is simply wonderful. That said, the Italians really […]
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Our Fabulous Growers

I was working at MoVida Aqui one morning as Chef Ewen Crawford was checking the deliveries. In came boxes of beautiful fresh fish from Lakes Entrance, beef from central Victoria and crates of the most stunning fresh vegetables from Devon Meadows on the eastern fringe of Melbourne. Delivering the vegetables was Sara Schreurs, the wife […]
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The Perfect Calamari

Sometimes, to get the best result, you have to simplify things. As chefs we were all trained to clean calamari and remove the skin. First you remove the legs, then the insides, the fins and finally the skin. Sometimes it peels off perfectly, other times you need to scour it off with a little salt. […]
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Can’t Beat Beetroot

Next time you’re in Andalucia make sure you drop by the little town of Vejer de la Frontera. It’s a white washed, hill top town with a view over the straits of Gibraltar to Morocco. On a small square on Calle Neustra Senora de la Oliva is a little restaurant called Casa Varo. Here owner […]
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Movida

1 Hosier Lane,
(off Flinders St)
Melbourne
VIC 3000
Melb. Office Tel:
+61 3 9663 3038
MoVida online bookings now for Lunch & Dinner

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Open Mon to Sun 12pm 'til late

Next Door

164 Flinders St,
(cnr Hosier Lane)
Melbourne
VIC 3000
Melb. Office Tel:
+61 3 9663 3038

Lunch reservations only - no bookings otherwise


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Mon Closed
Tue-Thurs 5pm-late
Fri-Sat 12pm-midnight
Sun 1pm-9pm

Aqui

Lvl 1, 500 Bourke St,
NAB building,
(via Lt Bourke St)
Melb VIC 3000
Melb. Office Tel:
+61 3 9663 3038


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Mon-Fri 12pm-late Sat 6pm-late
Sun Closed

Paco’s Tacos

Lvl 1, 500 Bourke St,
NAB building,
(via Lt Bourke St)
Melb VIC 3000
Melb. Office Tel:
+61 3 9663 3038

No bookings, just pop in - call re function enquiries


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Mon-Tue 12pm-3pm
Wed-Thur 12pm-9pm
Fri 12pm-10pm
Sat Available for private functions
Sun Closed

Sydney

50 Holt St,
(cnr Gladstone St)
Surry Hills,
NSW 2010
Sydney Office Tel:
+61 2 8964 7642


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Tue-Fri 12pm-late
Sat 12pm-late
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