Last night our lucky Seven Dinners in Seven Nights winner and her friends were treated to a luscious spread at Saint Crispin.
Where else in Melbourne are people willing to wait hours for a croissant, knowing they may walk away without a crumb? We spend a morning at the tiny Lune Croissanterie in Elwood to find out why these Parisian pastries are worth it.
Sarah and her friends are three nights into Seven Dinners in Seven Nights, one luxurious week of dining presented by Mercedes-Benz Australia. Last night, the foursome were chauffer driven to the neon-lit Lucy Liu in Oliver Lane.
In town for a second announcement about the upcoming The Fat Duck restaurant at Crown, superstar chef Heston Blumenthal tells Broadsheet why he chose Melbourne over anywhere else in the world.
The St Kilda fromagerie and bar is opening a second venue.
Want a table at Heston Blumenthal’s The Fat Duck when it lands in Melbourne next year? This is how to do it, and how much it will cost.
For night two of Seven Dinners in Seven Nights presented by Mercedes-Benz Australia, Sarah and her friends enjoyed an evening of refinement in Andrew McConnell's Moon Under Water in the Builders' Arms Hotel.
Our lucky winner samples seven of Melbourne's most exciting restaurants in one decadent week, with three of her friends, thanks to Mercedes Benz Australia.
Shortstop Coffee & Donuts has finally arrived, with high-end doughnuts sending crowds into a frenzy.
Waffles are no longer limited to a Sunday breakfast treat.
The patisserie has created a trio of limited-edition macarons to welcome the sweetest of ballets.
These doughnuts have been a long time coming.
Beer, pizza and live music. Don't expect a quiet night.
Housed in Thornbury bottleshop Carwyn Cellars, the newly opened Back Room Bar comfortably holds its own.
“polepole” means “take it easy” in Swahili, and a tried-and-tested method for doing just that is with African beer and barbeque.
Australia’s not only doing gin, but doing it damn well. We take a boozy journey through some excellent local gins you should know about and what it tastes best with (aside from more gin).
The former site of A Bar Called Barry will be replaced by a beer hall and live music venue.
You can now order your favourite fast food along with your regular order of booze.
Carlton North’s favourite bar is opening a second location a bit of a hike away.
Facing demolition after its closure in 2012, Abbotsford’s Terminus Hotel has been saved by four former Termi patrons who have given the old pub a good makeover.
One of Australia's most iconic design brands breaks into Europe with the launch of a flagship store in London's Soho district.
Far from its suburban namesake, Melbourne’s Hali Christou has opened an Australian designer store, Broad Meadows, in the thick of New York’s Nolita.
bassike, well-known for its innovation in the world of fashion, has now taken its retail offering to a new level in the CBD.
On assignment in New York, we track the Australian and NZ labels on the runway during New York Fashion Week so far.
Enter to win a day filled with the best of fashion and food for MSFW.
Newly opened shoe emporium Victorine promises head-turning quality that will transcend any trend.
Popping up this weekend, Menske's considered collection of men’s fashion and lifestyle is here to make you look (and feel) good.
Stylish and understated, Melbourne’s Stock Watches is a labour of love from a young enthusiast.
Introducing a range of innovative, Orwell-inspired, tech-fashion with pockets that protect your privacy.
Get into the spirit of the season with Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, showcasing some of the freshest collections from local designers. Here’s our wrap from the runway last night.
Have an impromptu pop in to Handsom’s CBD pop-up.
Ten of the country’s most beloved street-wear labels hit the runway at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week.
Some of Australia’s most established designers come together at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week.
Milly Dent makes marbled ceramics that look like they've been rescued from the bottom of rockpools.
Lightboxes placed around RMIT and Melbourne Central showcase some of the finest student art coming out of RMIT’s Melbourne and Hong Kong campuses.
Thanks to Kip & Co’s new bedding range, we can sleep easy knowing summer’s on its way.
A new video-format magazine from Melbourne is offering something different.
Hear that? It's the sound of our brand new spring print issue hitting the streets.
Paintings by Bali Nine inmate Myuran Sukumaran come to Brunswick for one night only.
A new, wide-ranging survey exhibition from the Sydney artist explores everything from religion to heavy metal, using robots.
After two years in Byron Bay, artist David Bromley and his wife Yuge Yu have returned to Chapel Street with their gallery-meets-homewares store, Bromley & Co.
Michael Williams of The Australian Ballet lets us into his wardrobe and the enchanting world of The Nutcracker.
The interior design of a cafe not only shapes your experience of it, but also the function and flow of the service. Dion Hall of Projects of Imagination walks us through the design of one his latest jobs.
RMIT opens The Future Is Here exhibition, which explores our response to the third industrial revolution. And there will be 3D printing.
Scientists by day, sword-swallowers by night. The Chest of Wonders circus wheels out the freaky geeks.
It’s one of the most anticipated films showing at this year's Lavazza Italian Film Festival. Just don’t call it autobiographical, says director Asia Argento.
No one really knows what to expect from the Fringe Festival – but that’s the beauty of it. Here are some picks to get you started.
He wrote the feel-good single of 2013, a ukulele pop smash that reverberated across the globe. But after the success of Vance Joy’s debut EP: where to now?
The ex-Flight of the Conchords star tells us about his life in comedy, ahead of his Australian tour.
Your first look at the 2014 Melbourne Music Week line-up and festival hub.
We discuss satire, Australian politics and music with the lovable British comic.
We catch up with Gabriella Rose-Carter, the founder of Melbourne’s newest dramatic theatre company (emphasis on the dramatic).
For the director of the Lavazza Italian Film Festival, the curating process is simple. Italy produces around 150 films a year, and she watches every one of them.
The Girls On Film Festival (GOFF) promises movies, parties and feminism. Chuck in zine making, music and a couple of Fairy GOFF Mothers, and you’ve got one hell of a weekend line-up.
A truly unique film that will gratify Nick Cave admirers and mesmerise even his critics.
We talk to Australian filmmaker Kasimir Burgess about Fell, his dark and involving debut feature.
Starting in October, the Jean Paul Gaultier exhibition at the NGV will be kicking off each weekend with live music.
Why jog when you can go for an early morning rave?
Our favourite French-inspired picnic, So Frenchy So Chic, is returning to Werribee Park in 2015 to deliver its signature summer feels.
Pascoe Vale South gains an impressive, family-run gelato shop.
Boasting an enviable catalogue of world-class art at the Bendigo Art Gallery and the newly opened The Schaller Studio art hotel, Bendigo is fast becoming the jewel in regional Victoria’s crown.
King Island may not be the first (or second, or even third) destination that springs to mind for a short break. But at the other end of a 40-minute flight from Melbourne lies the most unique food destination in Australia.
There’s much more to our capital city than roundabouts and Questacon. With a brand-new hotel and a line-up of great new spots to eat and drink, Canberra deserves more than just a drive-by.
The sun shines more brightly than ever in the West Coast capital – a hive of creative energy and culinary imagination.
These stoner-meets-artisan doughnuts are some of the best around.
Breakfast with panoramic views over a golf course.
P. Johnson Tailors’ made-to-measure tailoring service focuses on high quality, Australian suiting at accessible prices.
A temple to Scandinavian living.
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Lucy Liu shakes off white tablecloths and stuffy fine dining with a relaxed atmosphere, red neon and vibrant Asian cuisine in the city.
International brand A.P.C’s store reflects the aesthetic of its clothing – with sleek lines and clever and functional apparel and accessories for men and women.
Cup of Truth’s cafe in Prahran promises a little more time and a few more seats than its busy city branch.
A little taste of Mexico in the middle of industrial Kensington.
The latest eatery by the boys from Hanoi Hannah.
Initially dedicated to paperback editions, you’ll now find in this tiny bookshop a vast range of titles and formats.
Greek and English fare by Guy Holder and Angie Giannakodakis.
Home to some of Melbourne’s most creative breakfasts.
This quirky lime castle with a huge courtyard is a getaway from bustling Chapel Street.
The epitome of Swede cool.
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