Matcho Suba takes us to Chernobyl

In 1986, Eastern Europe and the world stopped. Not for a global economic meltdown, nor for a war necessarily, but for a disaster which immediately claimed the lives of thirty, and continued to claim as many as 9,000 as the years went on. The disaster was that of the explosion of Chernobyl, a nuclear power station […]

Pizza better than YAMUMS

Love pizza? Love cheap drinks? Love YAMUMS! The new restaurant fills a large gap in the Chapel Street food, grog and social offering, and is now open at number one Garden Lane in South Yarra. Tucked away from the usual Chapel Street hustle and bustle, the outdoor-indoor restaurant boasts a very cool corner location with views […]

Trying to be clean at Laundry Bar

The irony is inescapable. We were at Laundry Bar, in Fitzroy and we were surrounded by beautiful men and women: the legions of models on Giant Model Management’s books. Clean, laundered thoughts? Hardly. On Saturday 17 December at around 8pm, people filed into the small and modestly decorated bar in Melbourne’s northern suburb for a party filled […]

The Diesel’s a-chuggin’

Who knew there were so many rules to wearing denim? Sure as the day is sunny, not me, but there are. What are they? I haven’t the faintest recollection. I think I was so bemused by the fact that “seams can sit here, not here; pockets must stretch from here, to here; and the waistband […]