Food & Drink
What Ronnie Did Next
Melbourne’s restaurant scene moves at breakneck speed, yet Café Di Stasio is still a landmark. Since the late ’80s its proprietor has watched trends come and go while staying not just relevant, but vital.
From my father: Ben Shewry on Rob Shewry
Ben Shewry is internationally acclaimed as one of the world’s finest chefs. But behind the success is a man with deep roots. We spoke with the Attica lynchpin about the lessons his father taught him on a life well-lived.
Shane Delia’s Candied Pumpkin Turkish Delight
The Maha chef shares a sweet and unusual recipe inspired by a detour to a small Turkish village.
From Fitzroy to Flatbush
A handful of Melburnians have been causing waves in New York’s specialty coffee scene, and those waves are only getting bigger.
Bastille Day Done Your Way
Plan your Bastille Day this weekend with lots of French wines, foods and frivolities. Best of all? There are plenty of options that won’t break the bank.
Your Local Cafe: Open All Hours
Cafes serve us breakfast, cook us lunch and some keep the lights on for evening service too.
Dispatch to Singapore: Julian and Christian Tan
Two Australian brothers have opened Lucha Loco, a festive Mexican eatery on the fringe of Singapore’s Chinatown.
Despite its popularity overseas, the diverse flavours of Peruvian cuisine have barely made a dint in Melbourne dining. But that’s changing with Mi Peru D’Carmen, Melbourne’s first all-Peruvian restaurant in Parkdale.
Wellington’s Coffee Culture
We take a break from the Sydney and Melbourne scenes to explore Wellington’s specialty-coffee.
Auntie Bett's Two Fruit Meringue
A perfect winter dessert that looks as good as it tastes.
Malvern on Up
A new generation of businesses is taking over in the ’burbs. Waving a flag for this changing of the guard is the collection of innovative cafes, delis and wine-bars opening shop in Malvern.
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William Blake at the NGV
4th April – 31st August
DreamWorks at ACMI
17th April – 4th October
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Italian Masters High Tea at NGV
16th May – 31st August