Food & Drink
Ryan Squires Tells It Like It Is
Coming to town for the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, we catch up with Brisbane-based chef Ryan Squires who has a reputation for championing sustainable fishing and getting chummy with his fisherman.
Staging a Food Fight: The Making of an Ad
Not many chefs test out a new recipe by hurling the finished product at a wall. Unless of course, that’s what they’ve been specifically asked to do.
Breakfast to Night Caps: Breaking Down MFWF in Meal Times
This year’s Melbourne Food and Wine Festival program is packed with more than two weeks of deliciously indulgent food events. We picked some festival highlights that aren’t yet sold out, and broke them up according to your favourite daily eating and drinking times.
The Message With Chris Lucas
The father of Baby and Chin Chin talks branding, creative use of social media and the importance of a name with Max Olijnyk.
Melbourne’s First Ticketed Restaurant – Prix Fixe
Sick of lining up for dinner? Jason M Jones and chef Phillippa Sibley were too, so they’ve come together to unveil their ticketed dinner offering, Prix Fixe.
Flour Market: Know Your Bakers
The second Flour Market has been announced, and promises to be bigger and better than ever in its new Fitzroy location. But who are all these underground bakers on the line-up? We give you the rundown, so you can make a beeline for what you want on Saturday.
Small Batch Smørrebrød: A Plentiful Array
The man behind the Auction Rooms, Andrew Kelly is preparing to open a new CBD cafe based around a Danish delicacy.
Italian Specialty Shops of Melbourne's North
You already know that Melbourne’s real Italian food goes beyond spruikers on Lygon Street. However, if you head into the outer suburbs, you’ll find some of the city’s best, but lesser-known, specialty Italian shops in Melbourne’s north.
Prawn Toast, Canton Style
To celebrate Chinese New Year, Spice Temple gives us a savoury recipe to share around.
Worth Their Salt
For something found in kitchen cupboards worldwide, it’s remarkable how little we really know about salt.
Touché Hombre Eléctrica Closes and Le Joint Set to Reopen Under New Management
Restaurateur Davis Yu has closed his Mexican restaurant Touché Hombre Eléctrica, with his city bar Le Joint set to reopen under new management in a month.
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Melbourne Now at the NGV
22nd November – 23rd March
ACMI Presents Australian Perspectives
Australian Centre for the Moving Image
1st February – 29th March
Friday Nights at Melbourne Now
28th February – 21st March
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Brunswick Music Festival - Sydney Road Street Party
2nd March – 16th March