A new cafe on Gertrude Street brings Asian flavours to Fitzroy.
A notch above your average ice-cream cone, Il Melograno serves gelato the authentic way.
These doughnuts have been a long time coming.
Here’s an unbelievable chance to strike seven of Melbourne’s top restaurants off your bucket list all in the space of one week, thanks to Mercedes-Benz.
Tacos, fried chicken and wine – it's hard to argue with Smith Street's newest pop-up.
A fire has broken out at Donovans Restaurant, with diners being evacuated during service.
What does Meatmother’s second restaurant have in store?
Two French chefs from Three Bags Full are bringing a touch of fine dining to the Abbotsford cafe.
5 & Dime is setting up a bagel shop in the CBD.
If you’re good enough to get yourself out of bed on a weekend and go walking, the least we can do is help you plot the coffee pit stops along the way.
Salvatore Malatesta has sold his northside cafe to Bomba's Jesse Gerner.
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).
You can now order your favourite fast food along with your regular order of booze.
The former site of A Bar Called Barry will be replaced by a beer hall and live music venue.
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.
A cocktail recipe to cure a cold from Melbourne's masters of whisky.
The west gets a long-awaited brewery.
Beer Days offers a subscription craft-beer delivery service.
Melbourne Spring Fashion Festival Blooms
Manuscript celebrates a milestone in the print world – the release of its 10th issue.
Artisanal footwear and accessories label, Mere, has released two backpacks, one old, one new.
We talk with Melbourne fashion designer Ingrid Verner about embracing Australian glamour without the cultural cringe.
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.
London’s fast-fashion phenomenon opens its flagship, three-level megastore in Emporium.
Working for American label Creatures of Comfort in New York by day, Australian designer Jess McKie has released a sporty unisex collection of track pants, sweaters, hoodies and knits in her spare time.
P. Johnson has introduced a made-to-measure tailoring service that focuses on high-quality Australian suiting at accessible prices.
Neoprene-lovers Witu return with its new collection Ozone, featuring bags, hats and clothes in pretty pastels.
Like his clothing, the Australian designer’s first Melbourne store in Emporium is futuristic, faultless and never overdone.
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.
We know the future of print is threatened by digital media. Offscreen is a print-only magazine that, ironically, explores the stories of the people who are responsible for that decline.
Harvest Textiles has launched its debut range of digital-printed bags and homewares.
The first retrospective of the Berlin-born artist Gunter Christmann at Heide is a powerful and diverse show that finally pays homage to one of Australia’s best modern painters.
We enter the weird and wonderful hotel-suite installation by local artist Minna Gilligan as part of the Spring 1883 Art Fair.
A 1972 work by the famous artist, not seen in public for 42 years, has been rediscovered in a private collection.
This Melbourne-born artist treks into the Australian desert to find cars transformed by the elements, and then slices them into vivid planes of sculpture.
Bowie fans should probably sit down. ACMI announces a new, upcoming major exhibition.
The Melbourne artist's latest work is part art installation, part home renovation.
The Royal Exhibition Building will be the star of the Melbourne Art Fair, but don’t forget there’s plenty else happening around the city this week too.
The Good Copy is a new writers’ studio in Collingwood spreading the good word on writing.
We talk to Australian filmmaker Kasimir Burgess about Fell, his dark and involving debut feature.
BuzzFeed is best known for cat videos, lists and quizzes. We take a look behind the curtain with editor of BuzzFeed Australia, Simon Crerar, to see if there is more to it than that.
Hear an exclusive stream of the Melbourne-based artist’s latest album.
With the world's eyes focused on Israel, it is little wonder that the Israeli Film Festival is getting attention. We spoke to the director Of The Kindergarten Teacher about what makes a film Israeli.
For the first time since retiring, one of Australia’s most charismatic politicians, Bob Brown, is speaking publicly about his activism, his personal views and his new book. We talk to him and get a big dose of truth telling.
A new play at the Malthouse sees the director of The Sapphires, Wayne Blair, team up with musician, filmmaker, writer and activist, Richard Frankland.
The 2014 Melbourne Writers' Festival is on now. We pulled out the festival highlights for you.
In the lead up to her fourth Winter Secrets tour, Clare Bowditch shares her adoration for her fans, her passion project, Big Hearted Business, and her excitement for touring with Adalita.
Ahead of the screening of his film, Patema Inverted, at MIFF, we speak to writer, director and animator Yasuhiro Yoshiura about being the next Miyazaki.
Across 11 days, the new Stonnington Glow Festival brings a rooftop labyrinth, food trucks, film screenings, live music and more to the south side.
Why experimental film is important, and how to watch it without feeling stupid.
Why are we fascinated with crooks on screen? What makes a great Australian crime film? MIFF 2014’s crime-genre offering goes some way in answering these questions.
We caught up with Swedish duo First Aid Kit to talk to the sisters about their new album, Stay Gold.
Bank of Melbourne’s songwriting competition for emerging musicians is back for its second year with a huge prize that includes time in one of Australia’s best recording studios.
When Rohan de Korte cracked his favourite bow, he had the perfect excuse to buy a new one on tour in Paris. We spoke to the cellist with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra about the particulars of acquiring such a specific piece of kit.
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.
South-east Asian flavours at the top of Gertrude Street.
A notch above your average ice-cream cone, Il Melograno serves gelato the authentic way.
Flavours from every corner of the globe, served in a bowl made of bread.
Your one-stop shop for the best rare vintage straight from the US.
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The best of the week with Tim Fisher
The popular Sydney store brings its curated, understated style to Gertrude Street.
Jason M Jones and Philippa Sibley’s present ticketed dining experiment, Prix Fixe.
A cosy, subterranean bunker of luxuriant, ripe cheese.
Comfortable fine dining in Carlton.
An instant favourite.
Dreaming of Eastern Europe.
Delicious and reliably good cafe food.
It’s a bit nana-chic with a pan-Asian flavour up at Pearl Oyster cafe in Thornbury.
A laid-back venue featuring homemade Italian fare that even satisfies the highbrow hotel-goers.
Rosamond is a tiny one-point-five rooms' worth of a cafe, just off Smith Street in Fitzroy.
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