A Bad Taste in the Mouth

Merivale, a Sydney-based restaurant and bar conglomerate, recently announced that its lockdown-induced Merivale at Home service will be expanded to Melbourne.

Merivale undoubtedly has some fine venues, yet this bureau finds it hard to stomach that a large network of venues decides that now is the time to move in on a territory that has already been brought to its knees due to the pandemic.

It does seem a little bitter.