Now this is summer eating for me – meat and salads, and quality stuff at that. This is an eatery with a difference. Born out of a risky decision to take over one of Melbourne’s oldest butcher shops. Under new management since 2012, the seed was planted early to turn the back courtyard into a daytime café and five weeks ago they did.Read More
Is there anything more delicious than a juicy steak, cooked just right? Accompanied by a robust red, this is a dish that will never go out of style.
That said, it's also a dish that can easily go wrong. Cook your steak too long and it will instantly toughen and become chewy; cook it too little and you may as well be eating straight from the cow.Read More
The space that is Berties Butchers has been a butcher shop since 1870. Since then, just four families have owned the space, the most recent being the Ewert family who owned the shop for 45 years up until five months ago. That's when business partners Ali Dunworth, Darren Moncrieff and Jason Gabriel bought the business. They kept Darren Ewert on as head butcher and created a shop that is uncompromising on its insistence of provenance, quality and the story behind each of the products they choose to sell.