The team behind San Telmo has opened another South American restaurant.
My Kitchen Rules chef Manu Feildel’s new South Yarra restaurant is closing due to lack of diners.
The cafe grandmasters behind Top Paddock and Two Birds One Stone have added a South Melbourne jewel to their crown. In the process, they’ve set an entirely new benchmark for breakfast in this town.
Ahead of her workshop at the Flour Market this weekend, Hayley McKee of Sticky Fingers Bakery shows us how the least likely of root vegetables is actually totally delicious in a sweet treat.
New Windsor favourite Charlie Dumpling gears up for a second haunt on High Street.
Chef Xavier Mercader is cooking authentic South American food over a 44-gallon drum upstairs at Fitzroy’s Rum Diary.
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.
Introducing KOBA 2.0. With a new fit out and a new menu, the Korean-Mexican takeaway spot is drawing hungry crowds on Hardware Street.
Flour Market returns to Fitzroy Town Hall this Sunday with many of your favourite bakers along with some rising stars.
For those who think St Kilda Road is just a tram link between the city and the south side, here is a neat new coffee spot with a lot to offer.
A handful of Melburnians have been causing waves in New York’s specialty coffee scene, and those waves are only getting bigger.
StreetSmart’s ingeniously simple initiative, CafeSmart, is back again, giving you the chance to help the local community while doing that everyday thing of drinking coffee.
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.
Glenfiddich is giving away tickets to an exclusive whisky masterclass for you and your dad. Father’s Day presents don’t come much better.
The Carlton unveils their six ‘bar dream’ competition winners.
When Ian Curley and the team from City Wine Shop, European et al decide to create something new, you know it’s a pretty solid bet, and their new venture is no exception.
The Shadow Electric has created a pop-up sports bar to watch the famous French cycling race – catering to those who prefer bars over sport.
Australia has officially been a nation for less time than the Nolet family has been producing spirits. What do 11 generations of craft, history and experience mean to the company?
Up six flights of stairs in a beautiful art deco-apartment complex sits a light-filled sunroom overlooking Sydney's Elizabeth Bay. This is the home of jewellery label Petite Grand.
Era Vintage Bride is helping to create new futures for once much-loved dresses.
London’s fast-fashion phenomenon opens its flagship, three-level megastore in Emporium.
Womenswear and menswear awards dominated by one designer this year.
Ahead of the opening of her second store, we chat to the Melbourne label’s designer Kristy Barber about her leap of faith.
After an illustrious 25 years, one of Australia’s top fashion icons shuts the doors to her only remaining store.
A champion of Melbourne's independent designers for two decades, Alice Euphemia will close next week.
The Melbourne fashion designer has opened a second store on Gertrude Street before setting her sights on Sydney and Brooklyn.
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.
The iconic Chapel Street store has picked up and moved down the street, only to find a renewed sense of community spirit.
Australia’s fashion climate is mostly described using variations on the word “tough.” Despite the bleak outlook for many retailers, Sydney’s Jac+ Jack is thriving, with a just-opened second Melbourne store at Emporium. We got the low-down on how a simple mantra has shaped its journey.
Snug and sophisticated gumboots that will let nothing rain on your parade.
The underwear label with a cult following has gone waterproof, translating its sought-after silhouettes into garments you can leave the house in.
Lisa Gorman and Stanislava Pinchuk, the artist known as Miso, have collaborated for a new homewares collection.
The city’s sprawling Open House Melbourne is on again this weekend with 106 locations being unlocked. Here’s a preview look inside three of them.
In the space of 30 years, a unique set of circumstances turned Melbourne’s dull city core into a cultural centre that’s known the world over. But how did it happen? Where did our laneway culture come from, and who led the charge? We ask Craig Allchin of Six Degrees Architects.
Combining materiality, playfulness and sophistication, the distinct style of interior designer Pascale Gomes-McNabb has defined the face of Melbourne’s restaurants.
Melissa Loughnan will begin curation and management of Schwartz’s Melbourne and Sydney galleries beginning February 2015.
For one night only this week, art galleries and unusual spaces around the city are staying up late for Nite Art.
A temporary pavilion in Melbourne promises to be one big happening for design and creativity, with four months of free events.
The Fitzroy strip will again be enveloped in lights and colour over 10 days for the Gertrude Street Projection Festival.
From furniture design to minimalist sculpture, Clement Meadmore's work can be seen in Chicago, New York, and right here on the Yarra. Yet he remains one of our most unheralded designers. A new NGV exhibition aims to change all that by shining a light on this mercurial mid-century talent.
This weekend, ACMI gives us a revealing look into the world of the “starchitect”.
After taking on feedback from thousands of Broadsheet readers, we’ve redesigned the website from the ground up.
A new play at the Malthouse sees the director of The Sapphires, Wayne Blair, team up with musician, filmmaker, writer and activist, Richard Frankland.
An Australian singer-songwriter who took a career misstep, only to come back stronger.
This year’s Melbourne International Film Festival is packed with music docos and features, each scored with a killer soundtrack. Here are our top-five music films this year.
Riding a bike 300 kilometres in two days sounds silly to me. It probably sounds silly to you as well, unless you’re the type who thinks skin-tight lycra looks cool, you shave your legs every other week and have happily spent upward of $5000 on a bike you can lift with one finger.
Attention book nerds and culture tragics. The Melbourne Writers’ Festival has released its program for 2014. And it’s chockers. We’ve broken down some of the highlights.
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.
The Beatles’ influential and problematic double album, The White Album, is being brought to life by a line-up of four great Australian frontmen.
One of China’s most famous directors brings his brand of provocative and avant-garde drama to the Malthouse Theatre.
The program has just dropped for this year’s Melbourne International Film Festival. Let us break it down for you.
What happens to skaters with talent, but no brakes? Former world number one, Melbourne’s Tas Pappas, knows better than most.
From this week, Southgate will host a free festival of short films and video art.
The cinema of northern Europe is more diverse than you could possibly imagine.
Come for the flat white, stay for the beats.
Mystery soul-funk group, Jungle, will tour Australia and play Splendour in the Grass. We attempt to uncover who they actually are.
Taste Victoria's best wines while chowing down on crispy pork buns and sucking pig.
There’s more snow on Mount Hotham than there has been in a decade, so it’s the perfect time to head up the mountain – for dinner too, not just the skiing.
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.
Authentic Peruvian in the heart of Melbourne.
The West's first brewery and bar.
A bridal shop helping to create new futures for once much-loved dresses.
The most sophisticated offering yet by the team behind Top Paddock and Two Birds One Stone.
Photography: Kristoffer Paulsen
14th December 2012
Suku is the Indonesian word for tribes. It’s also a beautiful homewares brand from Melbourne-based artist Christine Lafian.