reduce Food waste recycling for business guide

New guide helps hospitality sector reduce food waste

The Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Group (MWRRG) has published the Food waste recycling for business guide which provides cafés, restaurants, and other hospitality and retail businesses with advice on how to reduce or recycle food waste. Read More
Stefano de Pieri

Stefano de Pieri’s regional revolution

Celebrated Italian chef Stefano de Pieri talks to BeanScene about calling regional Victoria home, the need to preserve Australia’s largest food bowl, and the origins of the real caffè latte. Read More


Inspired by the periodic table, the Au79 café aims to bring together all the elements that are associated with “the experience of life.” Read More
uncle bart

Uncle Bart

Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name, and since Uncle Bart Café opened in 2011, owner Chris Arhondonis says it has served as the “Cheers” of Black Rock, Victoria.
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sub-zero coffee

Sub-Zero Coffee

When customers at Sub-Zero Coffee peer into the coffee bar’s gelato freezer, rather than a range of ice cream they are greeted by row after row of sealed frozen coffee packs.
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Riché café Richmond

Riché café reopens in Richmond

Otto Fine Food and Coffee on Bridge Road in Richmond, Victoria, has officially reopened following Melbourne’s prolonged lockdown, with a new name and focus as Asian-inspired eatery and café Riché.
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85 espresso

85 Espresso

Moving from Canberra to Melbourne three years ago, Steph Matar and Ibrahim Khodr came across a small café in Spotswood, Victoria, where they saw great potential.
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