Meet Your Locals
Hear stories from the people behind your local favourites.

One For the Crow

Taze and his wife Stephanie are Maidstone locals and the owners of One For the Crow, a plant-based daytime cafe located in a quiet residential pocket of their suburb.

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Hot Dog Hustle

Mango is the owner of Hot Dog Hustle, named Melbourne’s best food truck in a Leader Newspaper survey in 2020.

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Mishra’s Kitchen

Chef Sanjeev Mishra arrived in Melbourne from Jaipur in the 1980s and worked in various kitchens until his dream came true

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Souv Baby

Souv Baby is a Greek-inspired takeaway and dine-in restaurant that was borne out of a COVID-19 pivot.

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Tommy Jax

Tommy Jax is a family-owned coffee stop and full-service cafe located in Highpoint, named after brothers Tommy and Jax Triantafylidis.

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Migrant Coffee

Coffee and bagels is a classic breakfast combo, but at Migrant Coffee your daily fix is given a delicious twist.

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Dosa Corner

When a restaurant hangs their shingle out as ‘Dosa Corner’, you can be certain that their dosa is the best of the best.

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Friend or Pho

Chelsea Le grew up eating ga ran (crispy fried chicken ribs) from a particular restaurant in Footscray - so when it came time for her to open her Vietnamese restaurant in 2015, she knew that she needed to have it on the menu.

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MiPasto Pizza

If you’re looking for a fast and filling feed in Footscray and Braybrook, look no further than MiPasto Pizza and Burgertory.

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