Container Cafe Propels Fremantle Foodie Scene

Container Cafe Propels Fremantle Foodie Scene

The eternal search for Australia’s most innovative eateries often leads to Melbourne and Sydney. But West Australian hospitality trailblazers Hamish Fleming and Siobhan Blumann put Fremantle on the foodie map when they opened Propeller in 2014. Fashioned from a...
Embargo Container Bar Casts Anchor in Perth

Embargo Container Bar Casts Anchor in Perth

With the arrival of the summer season in Perth, a popular new shipping container bar has popped up on the banks of the Swan River. Embargo Container Bar will be docked on both sides of the river – Elizabeth Quay and South Perth Foreshore – for the 2016/17...
Pop-Up Pizzeria Makes Sydneysiders Happy as Larry

Pop-Up Pizzeria Makes Sydneysiders Happy as Larry

From New York to Paris to Tokyo, food truck culture has really taken off in recent years. And as food truck fever takes the world by storm, Sydney foodies have quite literally hopped on the bandwagon. One popular addition to the Sydney food truck scene goes by the...
From cargo to Kurgo: a dog-friendly office refit

From cargo to Kurgo: a dog-friendly office refit

When American dog supplies and accessories company Kurgo outgrew their Massachusetts headquarters, they used recycled shipping containers to transform their existing warehouse space into a colourful, canine wonderland. Owners Kitter and Gordie Spater teamed up with...
Retired cargo containers reborn as mobile arts hubs

Retired cargo containers reborn as mobile arts hubs

The sight of shipping containers is not uncommon along the banks of the Maribyrnong River in Melbourne’s west. The nearby Port of Melbourne is Australia’s busiest port for containerised cargo, handling millions of tonnes of cargo each year. Towering stacks of...
City Community Garden Gets the Green Thumbs Up

City Community Garden Gets the Green Thumbs Up

Melbourne has seen its fair share of container clad pop up shops and bars in recent years; Melbournians love a good pop up. But the latest pop up phenomenon to sprout up at the edge of the city has taken root in a more literal sense. Run by the gardening gurus at The...
Container Cantina Spices Up the Capital

Container Cantina Spices Up the Capital

A colourful new container taqueria is importing more than Mexican beers to the historic U Street Corridor in Washington DC. Run by brothers Eric and Ian Hilton, El Rey is bringing the neighbourhood back to life. Fondly referred to as Black Broadway, the popular U...