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The 47 Best Restaurants In Melbourne For 2022

We’re spoilt for choice when it comes to dining in Melbourne. We're a culinary destination where some of the finest talent and…

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How To Spend A Perfect Day Exploring The Best Of Melbourne, According To Our Editor

Exploring the city, going to all your favourite parks, coffee in hand and lunch on the seat next to you. What could be better? Doing it all…

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The Best Italian Restaurants In Melbourne For 2022

It's a tough gig narrowing down the best Italian restaurants in Melbourne. We’re home to some of the best Osterias…

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Stokehouse Pasta & Bar
St Kilda, VIC

Pontoon, the beachfront little brother of Melbourne institution Stokehouse, has…

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Al Dente Sapori
Carlton , VIC

They don’t call Carlton the ‘Little Italy’ of Melbourne for…

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La Vètta
Mickleham, VIC

Step out of the ever-swelling rush of the city and head out to Marnong Estate’s…

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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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The Keys Leisure Centre, A 2000sqm Bowling Alley, Bar And Beer Garden Has Arrived In Melbourne

A new generation of hospo moguls are beginning to emerge out of Melbourne, each bringing something new to the various culinary corners of…

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Now Open: Frankie’s Tortas & Tacos Moves Into A Bold And Boozy Permanent Home

Several years ago, you’d struggle to find a Melburnian who had any idea what a torta was (for all intents and purposes, it’s…

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Ronnie’s
Melbourne , VIC

Ronnie’s, a classy yet casual joint in the heart of the CBD with charm seeping…

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Pretty Little
Balaclava, VIC

Pretty Little is the tiny dining room located just off Balaclava’s iconic…

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Yūgen

Resting right above the now infamous speciality tea destination Yugen Tea Bar,…

Bars & Pubs
Here’s Where To Throw Back The Best Margaritas In Melbourne

There's a lot to like about the Margarita: they're salty, sweet, strong in alcohol and occasionally spicy and invoke a…

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Hot Dog Hustle Is The Beloved Footscray Diner Just Metres From The Market

Born from a venture to sunny California, the Hot Dog Hustle team discovered their love of the dog during a visit to Los Angeles. The…

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Uokin Is The New Sushi Store From An Ex Nobu And Koko Chef

Opening up on Glenferrie Road in Hawthorn, Sushi Uokin is a chic new sushi store, centred around quality and experience. Helmed by…

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Tino
Brunswick, VIC

Celebrating the flavours of Latin America, Tino is the latest destination…

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Tartine
Richmond, VIC

A sultry blend of French and Mediterranean cuisine is coming to Melbourne with the…

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Cambodia’s Kitchen
Melbourne, 3000

While South-East Asian cuisine has been ever popular in Melbourne, it has typically…

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18 Of The Best Indian Restaurants In Melbourne For 2022

Melbourne is known for having one of the most culturally diverse culinary scenes in the world, but you already know that and so do we. What…

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The Best Private Dining Rooms In Melbourne For 2022

Be it a birthday or just an urge to go a bit luxe, private dining rooms in Melbourne are in abundance. Across town several of the culinary…

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19 Of The Best Mexican Restaurants In And Around Melbourne

There’s nothing quite like the culinary offering and zest of Mexican cuisine; its regional specialities and diverse dishes have…

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Stringers Sorrento
Sorrento, VIC

The iconic Sorrento corner store founded in 1896 has been reimagined into a timeless…

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Farro Hawthorn
Hawthorn , VIC

Hawthorn is the latest suburb to join the Farro collective. The spelt-based pizzeria…

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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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The Best Christmas Party Venues In Melbourne For 2022

The most wonderful time of the year is fast approaching: a chance to let your hair down and get a bit rowdy with your fellow…

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Where To Find The Best Pizza In Melbourne For 2022

One of the dearest food groups to Melburnians, pizza is in a treasured category of its own. Fortunately for the city, we've got a fair…

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The 15 Best Spots For Gnocchi In Melbourne And Exactly Where To Find Them

Gnocchi. A staple pasta choice, however, curating a classic and delicious gnocchi recipe is an art form; the humble potato dumpling may…

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Sky Bar Melbourne
Southbank, 3006

Melburnian's rooftop bar obsession has been taken to new heights with Sky Bar…

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Osteria Renata
Prahran, VIC

There's been plenty of anticipation for this one, Osteria Renata and…

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LOTI
St Kilda, VIC

LOTI is the latest restaurant gracing St Kilda’s shores. Bringing a strong…

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Your 2022 Guide To The Best Bottomless (And Boozy) Brunches In Melbourne

Some mornings are meant for sleep-ins and some are meant for bottomless mimosas. And when you’re in the mood for that kind of wake up,…

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Track Down The 15 Best Steaks In Melbourne For 2022

A pillar of dining, steak is a timeless dish and although simple or rudimentary in its preparation when done well it's one of the finest…

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Your 2022 Guide To Melbourne’s Best Lasagne

Finding a good lasagne in Melbourne isn’t as simple as waltzing into your closest Italian place and ordering up—these dishes are…

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SpitJack
Northcote, VIC

Spice up your life. Or, you know, just your bread. SpitJack has landed in Northcote…

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Scalable Fish-Op
Essendon, VIC

Bringing a more refined approach to the fish and chip world is Essendon's…

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Mr Joe
Richmond , VIC

A favourite of the region, Mr Joe on Burnley Street in Richmond has been a go-to for…

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Where To Find Melbourne’s Best Vegan Restaurants In 2022

The vegan dining scene has really exploded in Melbourne over the last few years. Long gone are the days of soggy mushroom burgers and…

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Melbourne’s Most Expensive Dishes And Where To Find Them

In a time of serious inflation and belt-tightening, the exorbitant spending rituals are typically kicked to the curb. However, if you are…

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Your 2022 Guide To Melbourne’s Best Ramen

Ramen. So simple yet so delicious, a timeless pairing of noodles and broth. Noodles cooked to the exact level of softness requested by the…

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Teo’s Pizza & Bar
Malvern , VIC

Teo’s quaint space on Malvern Road is quite the charmer, serving up a reliable…

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Bar Bombay Yacht Club
Melbourne, VIC

Bar Bombay Yacht Club is the latest masterpiece from renowned Indian chef, Jessi…

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Tipico
Windsor , VIC

Tipico is Windsor’s slick Italian eatery, but not your red-checked tablecloth…

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Melbourne’s 21 Best Vegetarian Restaurants, And Exactly Where To Find Them

Gone are the days when restaurants offered a token vegetarian meal, now we have entire establishments championing veggies with plant-based…

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Brunswick Just Scored A Dedicated Chicken Bistro, Serving Up One Helluva Chicken Sanga

They say do one thing, and do it well, and the just-opened Bird in Brunswick is leaning into that ethos, focusing on all things chicken.…

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Tuck Into The Best Pies In Melbourne For 2022

I’ve always said there’s no practical limit to the number of pies I could eat in one sitting. The limit does not exist.…

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Connie’s
Melbourne, 3000

Straight out of the swinging light, rock n roll halls of Heartbreaker, in-house pizza…

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Elchi
Melbourne, 3000

Executive Chef Manpreet Sekhon is taking over the former Press Club location to…

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The Code Pizza Bar
Collingwood, VIC

There’s a new pizza joint that’s cracked the code of the Melbourne foodie…

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

Love your mates but hate the hangover that comes with catching up over a drink or two too many? We hear you.  We know how easy it is…

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The Best Lobster Rolls In Melbourne As Voted By You

It’s heating up down here in Melbourne, the warmer seasons are upon us and that means seafood is on the menu. But not just any…

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9 Of Our Favourite Melbourne Restaurants To Book A Table At ASAP

It’s no secret that our city is known for its endless string of new fabulous openings around the city, so sometimes it’s hard to…

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Yum Sing House
Melbourne, VIC

Fusing two of Melbourne’s truest loves, the unexpectedly brilliant Yum…

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Paik’s Noodle
Melbourne , VIC

Jon-won Paik, A Korean rockstar chef is bringing the heat to Melbourne with his…

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Funghi e Tartufo
Melbourne, VIC

Melbourne has for many years had a love affair with Italian food. More recently,…

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11 Of The Best Gluten Free-Friendly Restaurants In Melbourne Right Now

For those with dietary restrictions, it truly is a golden age of dining as the prevalence of menu options and designated venues that can…

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Ides’ Alluring 26-Seater Sibling Bar, March, Is On A Stride Of Its Own

Since opening in 2016, Peter Gunn’s Ides has sat in the upper echelon of Melbourne’s fine dining scene, serving up a degustation…

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8 Japanese Dishes You Need To Try

We recently teamed up with Kirin Ichiban to get to the bottom of a very important mystery. We wanted to know where to find the tastiest,…

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Burger Plus
Geelong, VIC

If you’re a fan of burgs so big you can hardly wrap your lips around them,…

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Rocco’s Bologna Discoteca
Fitzroy, VIC

Rocco's Bologna Discoteca, everyone's favourite Ital-inspired takeaway…

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Smith St Bistrot
Collingwood , VIC

Scott Pickett, Melbourne chef and restaurateur has just opened the doors to a new…

Bakeries & Delis
Scope Out Penny For Pound’s Just-Launched Croissant Boutique In Camberwell

It's been a big year for Penny For Pound, having only just opened their 800sqm pastry mecca in Moorabbin a few…

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Treat Your Tastebuds To A Trip With These 9 Internationally-Inspired Aperitivo Dishes

There's nothing quite like a change of season to make you pause and appreciate the good things in life. From the satisfying crunch…

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A Year In: NOMAD’s Melbourne Outpost Sets A New Standard Along The Flinders Lane Dining Precinct

Being a sequel to any successful restaurant is difficult but Nomad Melbourne basks in its own honey-coloured elegance, joining the culinary…

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Bar Savarin
Cheltenham, VIC

Taking its name from French author Jean Savarin, known as the godfather of modern…

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Chargrill Charlie’s | Malvern
Malvern, VIC

With a cult-like following in New South Wales, you’ll find Chargrill…

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Victor Churchill
Armadale, VIC

Few grocery shopping experiences stack up to the sense-filled journey of selecting…

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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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How To Celebrate Father’s Day In Melbourne For 2022

  The annual Dad holiday is fast approaching with September 4 just around the corner. Mix things up this Father’s Day and dine…

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The Best Venues To Hit Up This Winter To Get Your Internationally-Inspired Fix

Counting down the days until you can sip a delicious summer Aperol with friends again? Well, we’re about to hit you with a…

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Bonchon
Craigieburn, VIC

Globally renowned fried chicken specialists, Bonchon, have just landed in Melbourne.…

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YakiTori Bar
Port Melbourne, VIC

Port Melbourne’s Yaki Tori Bar is a modern-casual eatery established by Motomu…

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Yakimono

Yakimono is a Toyko-chich style diner, located at 80 Collins Street. The…

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3 Easy Japanese Meals To Make At Home

KEWPIE mayo has to be one of the greatest inventions of all time—but we’re not here to tell you things you already know.…

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The Royal Oak Is The Nostalgic Australian Pub From The Marquis Of Lorne Team

The Royal Oak Hotel, one of Fitzroy's North oldest institutions, has seen one hell of a glow-up thanks to the team behind Marquis…

Bakeries & Delis
A Definitive List To The Best Croissants In Melbourne As Voted By You

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

Musashi
Melbourne, VIC

The Verdict If slurpy, rich ramen is right up your alley, then Musashi is where…

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Machi
St. Kilda, VIC

A standout on St. Kilda, Machi serves Japanese fare with a modern twist that is not…

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Kakizaki
South Yarra, VIC

The Verdict  Chef Yuji Matsuzaki is a true culinary craftsman. Mastering the…

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Fitzroy Is Scoring A Breezy New Souva Joint From The Stalactites Team

Hella Good is the latest greek eatery to open in Fitzroy and to celebrate they’re giving away free souvlakis next Friday, the 26th of…

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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 that 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

Synonymous with good food, even better wine, and crystal clear white sand beaches, Busselton, just south of the Margaret River is a…

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Aoi.Tsuki
North Melbourne, VIC

Bringing authentic Japanese Omakase experience direct to your doorstep, AOI. TSUKI is…

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Shyun
Carnegie , VIC

The Verdict ‘Shyun’ in Japanese means ‘season’ and the…

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Chiba
Moonee Ponds, VIC

Chiba, a Japanese restaurant in Moonee Ponds, is always ready to serve the hungriest…

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Melbourne CBD’s 25 Best Restaurants For 2022, And Exactly Where To Find Them

It’s no secret that Melbourne’s CBD is home to some of the best restaurants in the world, our innovative and ever-expanding…

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The Area: Where To Eat And Drink In Mount Waverley And Glen Waverley

'The Area' is an exploration through different pockets of Melbourne; focusing on the hidden gems, local favourites, and quiet…

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Your 2022 Guide To Melbourne’s Best Potato Cakes

Potato cake, potato scallop, whatever you call them they’re an integral component of any balanced diet. Deep-fried and crisped to…

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Golden Gai
Windsor, VIC

The Verdict Transport yourself to the busy backstreets of Shinjuku at Golden Gai in…

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Yoi
Melbourne, VIC

Some cuisines in Melbourne have been known to fluctuate in popularity, others hold…

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Woods Yard
South Melbourne , VIC

 Launching Woods Yard back in 2020—owners and brothers Kris and…

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Your Guide To The Best Dumplings In Melbourne For 2022

Good things come in small packages, and so do great things, such as Xiao Long Bao. Our city is spoilt for choice when it comes to these…

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Your 2022 Guide To The Best Banh Mi In And Around Melbourne

The Vietnamese banh mi has become a cornerstone of the modern Melburnian diet, and for good reason. It's packed with flavour,…

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Burger Giants, Five Guys, Is Finally Opening In Melbourne

While the Melbourne burger scene is known to serve up some pretty damn delicious stacks, we are finally getting the opportunity to…

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Uminono
Prahran , VIC

Recently opening just off Greville Street in Prahran, Uminono is a boutique six-seat…

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Robata
Melbourne, VIC

Down on the bottom of Exhibition Street, a stone's throw from the start of…

Bars & Pubs
Teller
Brunswick East , VIC

Housed in the former State Savings Bank of Victoria which dates back to 1918, Teller,…

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Hot Toddies, Live Tunes, Cocktail Masterclasses And More At Holy Water Craft Distillery Festival

Hear ye all craft spirit devotees, Holy Water Craft Distillery Festival is coming to Melbourne this August.  Don’t let the…

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Your Guide To Lygon Street’s Best Restaurants For 2022

Like the precinct’s spruikers, the choice really is overwhelming when it comes to Lygon Street restaurants. One will tell you they…

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Take A Chap Lap And Scope Out South Yarra’s Best Restaurants For 2022

While in 2022 South Yarra might have a polished reputation, you might be surprised with the multitude of cuisines, dining styles and…

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WAYGOOD
Richmond , VIC

Taking over the space from beloved wine bar Saint.Urban, this laidback Cave à…

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400 Gradi | Mornington
Mornington, VIC

When Johnny Di Francesco decided to drop out of university and pursue his passion for…

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Butcher & Vine
Hawthorn, Vic

Just 15-minutes east of the CBD you’ll find one of the city’s most…

Bars & Pubs
Natural Wines Are All The Rage, Not Sure What They Are? Melbourne’s Leading Experts Explain

What a time to be alive, natural wine is cascading out of bottles at just about every restaurant and bar in Melbourne— pet nats…

Local Escapes
After A Multi-Million Dollar Makeover, The Stunning 134yo Portarlington Grand Hotel Is Opening Doors

Dreaming of a cosy winter getaway? The Portarlington Grand Hotel has had a multi-million dollar renovation and is welcoming back guests this…

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Chris Lucas’ Latest Diner, Lillian Brasserie, Is Another Piece Of The Puzzle Rebuilding Melbourne

At the tail end of Melbourne’s lengthy lockdowns, restaurateur Chris Lucas opened a string of new restaurants. The quickfire ribbon…

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Sarah Sands Hotel
Brunswick, 3056

Brunswick locals are in for a treat, as the Sarah Sands Hotel on Sydney Road has…

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Felix
Geelong , VIC

Felix Restaurant brings the romance of the big city to Geelong. Drawing on the…

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Deeds Taproom And Kitchen
Glen Iris, VIC

Glen Iris, one of the driest spots in Melbourne, is now home to multi-award-winning…

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Your 2022 Guide To Melbourne’s Best Fried Chicken

Honestly, going to KFC for fried chicken when you live in Melbourne is like going to Starbucks for an oat latte…you just don’t…

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The Area: The West’s Best Bars, Restaurants And Cafes

Melbourne’s west may be considered out of the way to some, but it’s home to many of the city’s best kept food secrets.…

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Inflation Be Damned, Doing Caviar Bumps Has Become Melbourne’s Favourite New Thing

Despite the belt-tightening happening around town thanks to out-of-control petrol prices, rent and lettuce, the cult-sensation of doing a…

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Kickin’Inn
Port Melbourne , VIC

Ditch the table manners along with the cutlery and get ready to rip in at the…

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Industry Beans
Chadstone, VIC

After ten years in the business, Melbourne-born Industry Beans has opened their sixth…

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Park Street Wine & Pasta
South Melbourne, VIC

Situated right in the thick of South Melbourne, Park Street Pasta & Wine is a…

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Cop A Feed For Under $20 With Melbourne’s Best Cheap Eats

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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Make Your Way To This Dedicated Vegan Taco Shop In Brunswick East

Taking up residency on the Brunswick East end of Lygon Street, Don Taco is an emboldened Mexican-inspired restaurant specialising…

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The Fiery Serai Is An Unforgettable Meeting Of Australian and Filipino Flavours

There's something special happening down in the south-western precinct of Little Bourke street in the city. Originally…

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Lasagna Lab
Windsor , VIC

Chef Mattia Aloisio and hospitality expert Alessio Davidde are decade-long friends…

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Vesper Bistro & Bar
South Yarra, VIC

The southside of Melbourne just continues to blossom with exciting new spots, Vesper…

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Sal’s Pizza | Fitzroy
Fitzroy, VIC

New York Pizza hits different, the result of the mass migrations of Italians into the…