Johnny’s Emporium opened in August 2018 as a wine bar and restaurant, but Michael and his sister Dannielle received so many requests to hold functions that they quickly moved to focus solely on events.
Boma’s site used to be a fish and chip shop but is now completely unrecognisable, with brushed gold tabletops, flourishing greenery, a sunny rattan-topped awning and a small kitchen behind wooden panelling.
The butcher’s shop located at 128 Robert Street had sat dormant for many years before Donnie Lam transformed it into the cafe Butcher 128 in 2013.
Jane and Ben opened Coracle in 2019 in the heart of Yarraville Village, on the former site of Happy Four Chinese Restaurant.
Kindred Studios started with band rehearsal rooms and a bar in 2005 but now, sixteen years later, it’s a one-stop-shop for artists and creative individuals and organisations in Melbourne’s west.