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Race Around Melbourne To Every Formula One Themed Event And Pop-Up Happening This Week

The highly anticipated  Australian Grand Prix is returning to the iconic Albert Park this week, and Melbourne’s gone all-out with…

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Dans, Dans, Dans, Dans: An All-Dan Chef Line-Up Reveals The Dan’s Diner Menu For MFWF

American retro diners are having a moment in 2024, and for the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival this year, none other than Dan…

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Melbourne’s Festival Dedicated To Cheese, MOULD, Is Coming Back In 2024

Cheese lovers, get excited because MOULD: A Cheese Festival is returning to Melbourne for two days of cheese,…

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Mörk QVM

Melbourne, VIC

Mörk Chocolate emerged as a captivating family-owned brand, sparked to life by…

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The Boiling Crab, Melbourne CBD

Melbourne, VIC

Fans of flavour and seafood feasts, listen up. Louisiana-style Crawfish sensation,…

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Flag & Spear

Tea. It’s a daily ritual for many of us. We define ourselves by our choice of…

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5 Things To Do At Brunswick Music Festival For 2024

Brunswick, or Bulleke-bek in Woi Wurrung language, is the inner-city suburb in Melbourne's northeast, and once a year the entire…

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Mercato Centrale Is The New 3000sqm Italian Food Hall And Market

A slice of the ‘La Dolce Vita’ is soon to be arriving in Melbourne with Mercato Centrale setting up shop in Melbourne this year.…

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Everything On Your Wine Shelf At Home And The Best Chips To Pair Them This Weekend

We’ve teamed up with Red Rock Deli to curate six perfect snack and sip pairings to suit whatever favourite drop you’ve had…

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Marko

South Melbourne , VIC

Marko is the newest plant-based kid on the block, setting up shop a stone's throw…

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Oru Bake

The only good thing that’s Melbourne’s lengthy lockdown has left us is…

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Fried Hustle

Preston, VIC

When that hunger hits, nothing quite hits the spot like some no-fuss hot chippies, a…

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Victoria’s Annual Ice Cream Festival Returns This February

What’s cooler than cool? Ice cold. If Outkast lyrics were anything to go by, then Victoria’s 12-day ice cream festival is the…

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Ace Your Eats At This Year’s Australian Open: The Food And Drink Pop-Ups You Can’t Miss

It's the earmarked sports event of the summer, the Aus Open is the iconic stretch of January where Melbourne suddenly transforms into…

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5 Of Brisbane’s Best Neighbourhoods For Sun-Soaked Sips And Indulgent Long Lunches This Summer

If you’re after for a stay that’s as eclectic and exciting as the city you’re in, Hotel Indigo’s latest…

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Tarts Anon

Richmond, VIC

After Dinner by Heston shut its doors at the beginning of Melbourne’s lockdown,…

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Morning Market

Fitzroy, VIC

The residents of Fitzroy’s Gertrude Street and surrounds quickly became…

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Peckers Parma

With the pubs closed right now, it's fair to say there are a lot of Melburnians…

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Melbourne Just Scored Its Very First Dedicated Burrata Bar

The sides menu mainstay is about to get the superstar treatment at UGO Burrata Bar, propping up the dish—which has had a lot of…

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6 Of Melbourne’s Best Neighbourhoods For Sun-Soaked Sips And Indulgent Long Lunches This Summer

In a city that’s buzzing with bars, boutiques, galleries, theatres and high-end restaurants, you need a high-end hotel to…

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11 Must-Eat (And Drink) Events At The 2024 Melbourne Food And Wine Festival

The quintessential summer tradition in Melbourne’s cultural calendar, the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (MFWF) is set to…

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A Dingo Ate My Taco

There are several ways to make yourself known in Melbourne’s hospo industry.…

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4 Pines Welcome To Brunswick

Brunswick, VIC

Brunswick is definitely not lacking in the excellent-spots-to-get-a-feed department,…

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La Central

South Melbourne , VIC

La Central is Melbourne’s first Spanish deli-meets-bodega at South Melbourne…

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Your Ultimate Guide To Living La Dolce Vita On The Mornington Peninsula

If you’re craving la dolce vita but couldn’t afford Euro summer this year, we’re bringing the sunshine your way…

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The Best Markets In Melbourne For 2023

It’s 2023 and we are embracing the slower life. Heading to the market is a wholesome venture with hand-made crafts, quality local…

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From Visiting Markets To Dancing, How Our Readers Are Celebrating Diwali In 2023

Bring the light and flavours of Diwali home with some delicious help from our community and The Spice Tailor. 

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Pizza Pony

Northcote, VIC

Connie Polito and Michael Nihill have been in the Melbourne hospitality scene for…

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Blackhearts & Sparrows | Prahran

South Yarra, VIC

Prahran Market just got an exciting addition last month, and we’re all for it.…

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The Ascot Lot

Ascot Vale, VIC

The Ascot Lot is another addition to Melbourne’s growing food truck park scene,…

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Find Your Perfect Plate In Regional Victoria This Season

Dig into delicious dishes all over the state to find your perfect plate in regional Victoria.

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Your 2023 Guide To Melbourne And Victoria’s Best Christmas Markets

The silly season brings with it many things: Kris Kringle pressies that’ll likely be regifted next year, boozed-up relatives and that…

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Birrarung Marr Is Getting A New Open-Air Hawker Market—The Downtown Dumpling Market

There’s a certain hawker-style food market that hits Melbourne’s Birrarung Marr each year, you know, the one that’s…

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Mabu Mabu

South Melbourne, Vic

It’s how Torres Strait islanders welcome people to a feast or banquet, and how…

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Harper & Blohm

Brunswick, VIC

Olivia Sutton opened her highly acclaimed specialty cheese shop, Harper & Blohm,…

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Sweet Street Desserts

Hoppers Crossing, VIC

The Melbourne dessert plains are fraught with aggressively sweet competition. And one…

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Dust Off Your Passport—Urban List Vacays Has Arrived

Dust off your passport—Urban List Vacays has arrived. 

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4 Plant-Based Meals To Add To Your Weeknight Rotation, According To Our Team

Meat-free Mondays, flexitarianism, part-time vegos—there are a whole bunch of ways people are trying to embrace plant-based eating.…

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7 Must-Drink Events To Hit Up At The Melbourne Cocktail Festival 2023

This September, the Melbourne Cocktail Festival is making a triumphant return and this time, is introducing an exciting…

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Deep Thornbury

Bulleen , VIC

Deep Thornbury was born like many great ideas, over a few beers. Or as founder Rhys…

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Queen Victoria Market

Melbourne , VIC

People always say things like ‘Oh, the Queen Vic Market has been there…

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South Melbourne Market

South Melbourne, VIC

There are two truly iconic markets in Melbourne, when you get right down to…

Australia

Everywhere To Eat, Play And Stay In Western Australia According To The Locals

We want to help you live the dream in WA, so we asked the passionate locals who call it home to share all their must-visit experiences…

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The Best Cheap Eats In Melbourne Right Now

Fifteen years ago you could have bought two large sausage rolls, three party pies and a Nippies chocolate milk for your Friday school lunch…

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A Dedicated Dim Sim And Dumpling Festival Is Coming To Melbourne

Finally an event for the food group so dear to our hearts. Whether you’re a dim sim or a dumpling fan, their popularity as a quick…

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Boeri Bros

Melbourne, VIC

All hail the almighty boerewors! The emperor of the sausage kingdom is a fat, juicy,…

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Bussy McBusface

Seaford, VIC

What world are we even living in? The British Antarctic Survey runs an online naming…

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196 Below

Maribyrnong , VIC

Get your 'gram finger ready, guys. This place is doing some pretty freaky stuff.…

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Your Guide To The Most Unmissable Events Happening In NSW In 2023

To help you start mapping out your next New South Wales adventure, we’ve rounded up a bunch of the most exciting events to mark in…

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7 Perfect Plates To Devour In The Murray Region, As Chosen By You

If you're a big fan of food (like us) you'll be happy to know there are towns filled with farm-fresh food and local brews…

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Beat The Winter Boredom With This Free Family-Friendly Bake & Play Event In Melbourne

Sometimes it can be tricky to keep the kids entertained during the winter period. That's why we're helping ease the…

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Tiramisu Lift Me Up

When it comes to food trucks these days, it takes a lot to make Melbourne sit up and…

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Cloud Thief

Melbourne, VIC

Prepare your taste buds for some seriously delicious eats people because from the…

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Hola Con Lola

South Melbourne , VIC

“In-a Spain, we don’t play by the rules. We don’t use no…

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9 Perfect Plates To Devour In The Bendigo Region, As Chosen By You

Just a 90-minute drive from Melbourne, Bendigo is a place where you can step back in time to get a fix of the state's history.…

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9 Perfect Plates To Devour In The Grampians, As Chosen By You

Consider this your shortcut to some of the best plates to taste in the Grampians and surrounds.

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10 Perfect Plates To Devour In Geelong And The Bellarine, As Chosen By You

Not sure where to start the tastebud tour? We’ve rounded up the top nine eats you can’t miss on your next visit to Geelong and…

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LaManna & Sons

South Yarra, VIC

Whether you've already completed your weekly shop or not, we can…

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La Revolucion

Foodies, this is no ordinary food truck. Dishing out the finest modern Latino street…

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Poke Time

Braybrook, VIC

Visually pleasing and delicious? Nope, we’re not talking Harry Styles’…

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13 Perfect Plates To Devour On The Great Ocean Road, As Chosen By You

We called on the experts (you guys) to suss out which dishes are non-negotiable. Pro tip: arrive hungry. 

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The Best Croissants In Melbourne In 2023

There's nothing more quintessential than a croissant, sure there are fancier looking things in the display cabinet but you can beat…

Features

Cartel del Taco’s Marco Ramirez And Erick Martinez On Their Favourite Cinco de Mayo Traditions

Taking inspiration from the ultimate authentic addition to any meal, Cholula Hot Sauce, we spoke to the founders of Cartel del…

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Woofy’s Gourmet Food Cart

Coffee by day, dogs by night – this food cart is popping up at some of the…

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The Smoke Pit

Melbourne , 3000

Not quite a restaurant, not quite a food truck! The Smoke Pit is an authentic low…

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Street Feast

Melbourne , VIC

Slow food with quick service! Everything at the Street Feast food truck is…

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Wrap Your Hands Around These Limited-Time Deli Sandwiches From Shannon Martinez And Victor Liong

Convenience experts, 7-Eleven has teamed up with some of Melbourne’s most-loved chefs to bring you The Convenient Store. The…

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Get These Messina Salted Caramel Easter Egg Cocktail Kits Delivered To Your Door

Cocktail Porter has launched perhaps their most delicious cocktail kit yet: DIY Easter Cocktail Kits complete with chocolate…

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Keep The Flavour Of Summer Alive At Casa Aperol’s Petanque Social Pop Up

Casa Aperol is returning to Melbourne for a summer of outdoor sips, live tunes and inspired eats at Petanque Social.

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Bossman Barbers

Ringwood East, VIC

This badass barber shop has brought all the things we love about inner city…

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Welcome To Thornbury

Northcote , 3070

We don’t know why, but food just tastes better when it’s served from a…

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Let’s Waffle N’ Shake

Melbourne, VIC

Any sweet tooth will attest that the logistics of eating a waffle on the go is a lot…

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Experience The Exclusive HOTA Pop Masters Exhibition Up Late This Month

Experience HOTA's world-exclusive exhibition, Pop Masters: Art from Mugrabi Collection, New York in a whole new light on two…

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Melbourne’s Top Chefs Are Cooking For Good With A Fundraiser Inside This CBD Art Gallery For MND

Sofia Levin is one of the most endeared cultural commentators and journalists in Melbourne. You can gauge her clout by the sheer level…

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A Massive Three-Day Cheese Festival With All The Tastings You Can Handle Is Coming To Melbourne

Cheese is truly one of the greatest wonders of the world, it comes in so many shapes, tastes, and is easily over-indulged right before…

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Super Taco

As a welcome new addition to Melbourne's already vibrant food truck scene, Super…

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Daily Food Co.

Melbourne, VIC

The Daily Food Co. truck, nicknamed Lola, serves up delicious American-style fare…

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The Voodoo Jerk Truck

Fitzroy, VIC

Currently located in Fitzroy, The Voodoo Jerk Truck serves up some of the most…

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How To Host Like A Pro For Every Occasion With Bondi Icebergs Head Chef, Alex Prichard

Taking inspo from the simplicity and versatility of the Kumato® we chatted to Bondi Icebergs Head Chef, Alex Prichard,…

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4 Australian Creatives Share Their Must-Try Lunar New Year Dishes

At the core of all good family feasts are good ingredients. Inspired by the experts in fresh and easy and authentic Asian, Asian…

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The 20 Best Beer Gardens In Melbourne, Summer 2022 Edition

It’s finally here, lockdown restrictions are gone, warmer weather is here and there’s serious end of the year vibes about.…

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Nuoc Mama’s

Melbourne, VIC

One of Melbourne’s favourite food trucks, Nuoc Mama's serves up…

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Soul Kitchen Combi

Melbourne, VIC

Melbourne food truck Soul Kitchen serves up some of the best wholesome soul food and…

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Sliders on Tyres

Melbourne, VIC

Sliders are basically the greatest thing ever, and there's no better place to get…

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The Gin-Soaked Juniperlooza Festival Is Returning This February

The warmer months of Melbourne just seem to be getting better and better this year as we’ve just heard the news that…

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A Dive Into MFWF’s Decadent Village Feast, A Two-Day Culinary Takeover Of Gippsland

As part of the regional Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, the town of Thorpdale in Gippsland, a quaint 19th-century village with a…

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Lock In Your Next Road Trip To Melbourne’s Regional Food And Wine Festival

Take your tastebuds on a trip to one of these must-do food and wine events. 

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Souvlaki Cart

Melbourne, VIC

The Souvlaki Cart food truck serves—you guessed it!—souvlaki street food…

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Rue de Creperie Food Cart

Melbourne, VIC

Did you know that Fitzroy crepe restaurant Rue De Creperie has a food cart?! You can…

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Trailer Made Food Truck

Melbourne, VIC

Trailer Made food truck brings together a variety of European and Middle Eastern food…

Food & Drink

Melbourne’s Most Anticipated Restaurant And Bar Openings For 2022 And Beyond

It's rare that a week goes by without a new opening here in Australia's dining capital, and no matter the persuasion of your palate,…

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WaffleWorks

Melbourne, VIC

Waffles on wheels?! Yes please! Melbourne dessert truck WaffleWorks serves up freshly…

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The Snag Society

Melbourne, VIC

Snags = So much yes, and Melbourne food truck The Snag Society serves up some of the…

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The Little Mushroom Co.

Melbourne, VIC

Mushroom-aholics, this one's for you! One of the best vegetarian food trucks in…

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Melbourne’s Night Noodle Market Is Returning To Birrarung Marr Tomorrow

After a two-year hiatus, Melbourne’s Night Noodle Market is returning for 18 days of Hawker-style eats at its usual home,…

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Take Inspo From National Mushroom Day And Indulge In Your Fave Fungi Feasts

Saturday, October 15 is National Mushroom Day, reminding us to pay homage to the mighty mushrooms in our lives. Whether…

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Give Hangxiety The Flick With These 6 Booze-Free Mate Date Ideas

From a Gelato tour to taking it slow with your fave hobbies, there are plenty of options to leave the hangover at the pub. 

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White Guy Cooks Thai

Melbourne, VIC

We're head-over-heels for the Thai food by Melbourne food truck White Guy Cooks…

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The Curry Truck

Melbourne, VIC

If you're in need of some spicy food in Melbourne, definitely check out where The…

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Smokin’ Barry’s

Melbourne, VIC

Slow-cooked American BBQ food trucks don't come much better than Melbourne food…

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EziStreat Is North Melbourne’s Neon-Lit And Tokyo-Inspired 600sqm Food Hall

Situated right on Macaulay Road in North Melbourne, EziStreat is a 600sqm food hall residing inside a former industrial…

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Senor BBQ

Señor BBQ (or Senor BBQ for those who are fluent in Spanish!) is one of…

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Taco Truck

Melbourne, VIC

Taco Truck does exactly what it says on the tin—tasty tacos and other Mexican…

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Pappa Pita Food Truck

Melbourne, VIC

Greek food is notoriously fabulous when served street-style. It’s no wonder…

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Get Around The New App Rewarding You For Brunching And Lunching

This month, the gang at AVC have launched The Pass, a fabulous new loyalty app which will earn you big points and perks at over…

Travel

CinefestOZ Film Festival Is The Perfect Excuse To Live It Up In The Margaret River Region

From films to fulfilling culinary adventures, this is the perfect culture-lovers escape. 

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Miss Trixie Is Hosting Her Very Own Sugary Pop-Up Store With Cake By The Slice

Melbourne's resident dessert queen, Miss Trixie, is going brick and mortar this weekend, setting up a very sugary pop-up store at the…

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Overdosa

Melbourne , VIC

India is known for some of the best street food in the world, and Overdosa Indian…

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My Two Mums

Melbourne, VIC

These two Melbourne mums are the coolest kids on the block. Dishing out ICE CREAM…

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Mutter Krause

Melbourne, VIC

For everything German, the Mutter Krause food truck is your best mate. Featuring…

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These 6 Amazing Celebrity Chefs Will Cook For You At Home

Here's how you can book Christina Laker, Wynona Davies, Sabina Newton, Sarah Clare, and Huda AlSultan as your own private chef…

Travel

Brush Up On Your Hosting Skills With This Retro-Inspired Workshop

Brush up on your pairing skills and add some retro snacks to your repertoire at a series of home entertaining workshops in celebration of…

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Massive Wieners Food Truck

Melbourne, VIC

Melbourne’s favourite hot dog shop is now mobile! Yes that’s right…

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Mamma Van

Mamma Van is a Melbourne food truck that's all about the meat. From lamb to pork,…

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Lucky Pops

Melbourne, VIC

For the perfect speedy summer treat, grab one of Lucky Pop’s all natural…

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Support Local And Get A Taste Of Melbourne’s Best Restaurants At This Foodie Festival

After a long two-year hiatus, the beloved Good Food and Wine Show is finally back in Melbourne with a bang for 2022, promising a stellar…

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From A Cement Mixer To An Airstream, Get Around These Unique Spots To Drink This Weekend

Clear your calendar because the highly-anticipated Good Food & Wine Show (GFWS) is back for its 21st year and honestly, our…

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Dine Underneath The Stars In Private Winter Igloos Along The Yarra River

Thaw out those winter blues with the return of Melbourne’s Winter Igloo Garden. Kicking off on Saturday the 21st of May,…

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Prepare Your Stomach, Melbourne’s Garlic Bread Festival Returns This April

One of Melbourne's most anticipated events is back this March, and it's going to take your breath to the next level. Welcome To…

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Saul’s Sandwiches Is Opening Up A Pop-Up Drive-Thru In South Melbourne

The minds behind Saul’s Sandwiches, Leor Haimes and Elliot Koren are not ones for slowing down the pace. After building their…

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Pinot Palooza Is Returning To Melbourne For Two Pinot Noir-Fuelled Days

This is not a drill, everyone's fave wine fest—Pinot Palooza—is officially returning to the thirsty city of Melbourne after…

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Where To Wine And Dine Your Lover In Melbourne This Valentine’s Day

If you’re scrambling to find a romantic spot to take your Valentine this year, we’ve rounded up a list of all the best dates in…

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Connoisseur Is Popping Up Across Melbourne And Thrilling Us With A Delicious Ice Cream Giveaway

Everyone’s favourite gourmet ice cream Connoisseur is surprising us this summer by giving away ice cream sticks across the…

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Melbourne Street Eatz Is Making Its Return For A Mammoth Summer Season

A flurry of food trucks on the waterfront can only mean one thing—Melbourne Street Eatz is back with it’s biggest event to…

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The Feed | The Melbourne Food News You Need To Know About

The food news has been coming in thick and fast in Melbourne, to make sure that you're on top of all the tasty things happening…

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Make The Most Of The Summer Season At Queen Vic Market’s Food Truck Festival

Wednesday night's at Queen Vic Market are back in a big way this summer season.

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Everything You Need To Know About The Nine Day Rosé Festival Coming To The Yarra Valley

The warmer months bring with them a solid excuse to drink (more) rosé (than you usually would). The stuff is perfect in the sun, with…

Food & Drink

Make These 5 Easy Swaps To Get More Good On Your Plate

Rather than wait for the New Year's resolution we know won't stick, we're all about habits to get more good on your plate.

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The Best Picnic Boxes To Level Up Your Weekend

Thanks to the easing of Melbourne’s restrictions we can hang together for some wholesome picnic-based fun. In perfect timing with…

Food & Drink

Introducing Messina’s Lockdown Snack Pack, A Sticky Baked Brioche And Cheesecake Gelato Tub

We’ve become quite reliant on Messina Gelato over here, their speciality desserts have been seeing us through each lockdown, and true…

Food & Drink

Melbourne’s Dedicated Fresh Gnocchi Store Has Opened A Second Locale In Middle Park

Coburg’s Gnoccheria has been humbly serving up their fresh gnocchi, pasta and lasagna from their Coburg locale for some time…

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A 16-Day Festival Celebrating Wine And Winter Is Taking Over The Yarra Valley This Month

Some of the best times to escape the city are through winter, across our great state there are plenty of getaway activities that showcase…

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Clandes.Dine Is Bringing The Supper Club Back For An Intimate Night Of Food, Wine And New Friends

In a private loft location in Melbourne, a supper club has been quietly emerging to rebuild connections after a year of isolation.…

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A Harry Potter-Themed High Tea Is Flying Into Melbourne This Year

Gryffindors, Hufflepuffs, Ravenclaws and Slytherins are all invited to this magical high tea that will be coming to Melbourne in October.…

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A Boozy Hot Chocolate High Tea Is Hitting The Botanic Gardens This Winter

Just when we thought high teas couldn’t get any better, the Gardens House at the Royal Botanic Gardens went and put boozy…

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A Two Day Celebration Of Cheese Is Coming To Melbourne CBD

Those wanting to go full throttle on the fromage this winter are in for a two day treat with the announcement of The Collection, a…

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A Vegan American BBQ Takeover Is Coming To Grazeland This July

Melbourne’s 10,000sqm foodie precinct, Grazeland, is getting a vegan shakeup over the next two weeks. The team at The V Spot will…

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Messina Is Throwing A Party Dedicated To Mango Pancakes

When it comes to yum cha—there are a few notable highlights and must-orders from those delightful roaming trolleys. Like dim…

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QVM’s Plant-Based Vegan Market Is Making Its Triumphant Return This Weekend

K Shed at QVM is being taken over by the Vegan Market of Melbourne once a month on Saturdays. Established by Melbourne-based vegan…

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Melbourne’s Wildly Popular Gin Market Is Returning This July

Not all markets are created equal, though one we can clink (a highball) glass to is the Craft & Co Gin Market, which is…

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A Huge Festival Dedicated To The Doughnut Is Hitting Melbourne In July

To all the Homer Simpsons out there, your hopes and dreams have been answered because a huge one-day doughnut festival is coming to…

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The Gorge-Worthy, Two-Day Truffle Festival Is Returning To Melbourne This July

Did you know that Australia is the largest producer of black truffles outside of Europe, and the third-largest producer in the world behind…

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Some Of Victoria’s Cheesemakers And Producers Are Throwing A Fondue Party For The Home

We’re home, we’re hungry, we want cheese. It’s typically what you pull out of the fridge first isn’t it? Instead of…

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Shannon Martinez Is Dishing Up Vegan “Chicken” Kebabs And HSPs From Smith & Daughters

Now for some terrifically good and delicious news, Shannon Martinez and the Smith & Daughters team are transforming the…

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Pho Nom And Molly Rose Brewing Are Bringing Banh Mi And Beer To Collingwood This Weekend

As lockdown restrictions continue Melbourne hospitality scene continues to turn it on and roll with the changes. The situation has forced…

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Celebrate The Rocky Road Festival With 31 Different Flavours Delivered To Your Door

There are plenty of niche ‘festivals’ happening around the country; some come and go, but one that Victoria has always been in…

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Turn High Tea To An Eleven With The Westin And Maker & Monger’s ‘High Cheese’

If you’ve been wishing for more cheese options at a classy setting, look no further.  From the start of June, The Westin…

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A Dedicated Hand-Made Pasta And Sugo Store Has Opened In Fairfield

Pasta is one of the greatest gifts of the culinary world, its variety of shape and diverse adaptability to a range of different sauces,…

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Step Into RISING’s Supernatural Forest And Dine Inside A Glass Restaurant In Sidney Myer Music Bowl

RISING has already put out plenty onto the table in terms of things to do and see over the winter festival timetable but their latest…

Activities & Itineraries

Go Foraging For Mushrooms Then Learn How To Cook Them Fine Dining Style

Up in the Macedon Ranges in Woodend just over an hour’s drive from Melbourne’s CBD lies some of the most fertile ground, each…

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Pull Through This Mother’s Day With These Last Minute Food And Booze Gifts

If you totally forgot that Mother’s Day is this Sunday 9 May then don’t worry, you’re not alone. But curb the stress…

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Melbourne’s Wildly Popular, Carb-Loaded Gnocchi Festival Is Back For One Weekend In May

So successful they put on a second festival in the same year, the Ascot Lot’s Gnocchi Festival is returning this May after a 2021…

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Pinot Palooza Is Returning To Melbourne This May With Three Sunday Sessions

This is not a drill, everyone's fave wine fest—Pinot Palooza—is officially returning to the thirsty city of Melbourne after…

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Melbourne’s Wildly Popular, Carb-Loaded Gnocchi Festival Is Back For One Weekend In May

So successful they put on a second festival in the same year, the Ascot Lot’s Gnocchi Festival is returning this May after a 2021…

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Melbourne’s Night Noodle Markets Are Back This June For A Slurp-Fest Of A Different Kind

The stupidly popular Night Noodle Markets are back, though 2021’s format for the annual slurp-fest will look a little…

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There’s A Massive Marshmallow Stacked Rocky Road Festival Coming To Melbourne

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie, Mornington Peninsula Chocolaterie and the Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie are back to their impressive…

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A Massive Snow-Capped Winter Playground Is Popping Up In Fed Square This May

Melbourne winters are underrated in the frost department, as the temperature dives and wind chill factor becomes a thing again…

Things To Do

A Dedicated Noodle And Boozy Bubble Tea Festival Is Coming To Melbourne

Ascot Lot, a northern destination for all for food trucks is getting slippery with an entire day dedicated to noodles and bubble tea.…

Markets & Food Events

Pizza Pony Has Fired Up The Oven And Truck, And They’re Serving Some Of The Best Pizza In The North

You’ve probably heard the name Pizza Pony around the traps. They were once a shop before becoming a truck, then a pre-packed…

Markets & Food Events

The Annual Italian Festa Is Taking Over Carlton This Weekend

Pizza, pasta and wine—the Italians certainly know how to live. Join the party and eat like an Italian this Sunday in the heart of…

Things To Do

Melbourne’s Good Beer Week Is Back For 2021 And These Are The Events You Cannot Miss

It’s that wonderful time of the year again as lagers, stouts, sours, pilsners and pale ales descend upon Melbourne for Good Beer Week…

What's On

Get The Milk Ready, The Hot Sauce And Chilli Festival Is Back This Weekend

We can’t bloody hide our excitement about the Hot Sauce and Chilli festival hitting Welcome To Brunswick this weekend. If you push…

Bars & Pubs

Sit On The Iron Throne With A Beer At Moondog Brewery For Game of Thrones’ 10th Birthday

Winter is coming and there’s been plenty brewing north of the wall, it’s been over ten years since we first waded our way…

Bars & Pubs

Everything You Need To Drink At MCF According To World Class Bartender, Orlando Marzo

Melbourne Cocktail Festival has begun, and with around 20 events happening over the next week, there are more than a few drops to try. You…

Markets & Food Events

Grazeland, The 10,000sqm Food Precinct In Melbourne’s West Has Finally Opened

The west is really having a moment, and the vibe is only going to continue with the opening of Grazeland, a 10,000sqm food haven by the…

Bars & Pubs

Melbourne’s Wildly Popular Espresso Martini Festival Returns Tomorrow

The Ascot Lot never fails to deliver on themed day festivals (who remembers Pooches and Prosecco?), and the latest to return after…

Bars & Pubs

10 Must-Drink Events To Hit Up At The Melbourne Cocktail Festival

After a successful inaugural festival last year just prior to lockdown, the Melbourne Cocktail Festival is back on the radar this…

What's On

Munch On Gelato Tacos At This Epic Tex-Mex Rooftop Party

Summer might be over but that doesn’t mean the rooftop bar vibes have to stop. That’s why several hospitality…

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Take A Trip To Bikini Bottom With This Spongebob-Themed Degustation For Adults

The Pickle & The Patty’s Bikini Bottom event is anything but childish—this cultural mashup of seafood styles…

Restaurants

Scott Pickett Is Taking Longrain To The Stunning Sutton Grange Winery

South-East Asian eatery Longrain will be serving up a banquet lunch every weekend at Central Victoria’s Sutton Grange…

Restaurants

Order Up, A Yakitori-Style Takeover Is Coming To Leonardo’s Pizza Palace

On-the-move eatery NAMA is taking over Leonardo’s Pizza Palace for an all-day dining party on Sunday 21 March.

Cafes

Get The Scoop On The New Adults-Only Piccolina and Four Pillars Collab

It may officially be Autumn in Melbourne, but that doesn’t mean the summer vibes need to end. Gelati geniuses Piccolina…

Markets & Food Events

Pinot Palooza Is Returning To Melbourne This May With Three Sunday Sessions

This is not a drill, everyone's fave wine fest—Pinot Palooza—is officially returning to the thirsty city of Melbourne after…