Melbourne tips from Karen Martini

Published on 24 January 2013

Photo: Karen Martini

Your must-visit café for the best coffee?
Market Lane Coffee in the city.

Which Melbourne food/restaurant would you drive across town to visit
I would go out of my way for a bite at Bar Lourinha.

Where do you go to buy great local produce?
Prahran Market is around the corner from my place and always has what I need.
Favourite place to eat on a warm Melbourne evening?
Apart from my backyard, I like having a nibble and a drink at the Siglo bar in the city. Amazing rooftop view.
Where do you meet friends for a quick bite?
I love the ease and location of Victoria Street for a quick bite. Than H Pong is one of my favourites.
Perfect spot for an after work drink?
Because I work there and that’s where I am after work I go to Little Wolf – the bar at Mr Wolf.
Where do you go for great pub grub?
I love Moon Under Water.
You have one day to discover Melbourne. Where do you go? What do you eat?
After walking through the Botanical Gardens, I would wander around the laneways to look at the graffiti, have great coffee, shop, watch people and of course eat at places MoVida, Kenzan at the GPO and take a tram to Gertrude Street.
Karen is presenting at Langham Melbourne MasterClass.