Roses are red, violets are blue, our love for Melbourne’s rich hospitality scene always rings true. It’s February 14, which means that while some are marking Anna Howard Shaw Day, others are celebrating Valentine’s Day.

This year, the Broadsheet Melbourne team wrote letters to our favourite venues – be it the late-night bar that’s always up for a good time, the ever-reliable restaurant we turn to in times of need, or the long-closed cafe that our hearts still ache for.

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