• Coffee and tea aesthetes, Assembly has a handsome new Collingwood venue – and it’s making dulce-de-leche lattes.

• Meanwhile, Matcha Mylkbar’s making live-blue-algae lattes. The jury’s out on whether they’re actually good for you, but they’re all over Instagram nonetheless.

Doughnut Time is rolling its sugar-dusted wheels into Richmond, with a new store at 174 Swan Street.

• Preston Market’s had an overhaul, and debuts a regular meeting of street food, music, graf and 3 Ravens beer this Saturday.

• The Yarra Valley Hot Chocolate Festival is back and it’s bringing Wagon Wheels and Hot Gaytimes. Don’t be cheeky.

• Belleville and Bluebonnet are going head-to-head this weekend, with the pitmasters competing on who can cook the best chook. The winner is you with six courses to test.

• Speaking of Belleville, have you tried their new halal snack pack? It’s called the “Pauline Hanson Poutine”. Expect a Royal Commission into this.

• Alongside kick-arse barbeque, Bluebonnet’s now serving kick-arse cocktails (mixed by Eau de Vie’s Oscar Eastman) at their new bar, Loretta’s.

• This year’s line-up for cooking masterclasses at Lake House includes Adriano Zumbo, Victor Liong, Rosa Mitchell and Johnny Di Francesco.

• We’re giving away dinner for 12 of your pals at new fashion and art pop-up from London, House of Voltaire, cooked by man-of-the-moment Peter Gunn from IDES.