• Coming soon: garden-to-plate dining in a 130-year-old Beaconsfield post office.

This Uyghur restaurant in Footscray is doing springy hand-pulled spicy noodles, beef dumplings, and flaky pastries filled with lamb and cumin.

• At this pho vendor in Fitzroy, all the tables are sans-Sriracha.

• Fitzroy's Bentwood is now doing $2 batch brew, all day, every day.

• Izakaya-style plates in a tiny sake bar, a beer vending machine and huge plates of gyoza in a playful Collingwood space, and all-you-can-eat Japanese barbeque for $60: here are Melbourne’s best new Japanese eateries.

• Just one year after opening, Restaurant Shik has closed.

• Grab a spot in the dog-friendly garden and a homemade beef pie at this Ascot Vale newcomer.

• After 22 years, we farewell Richmond Hill Cafe & Larder.

• Tomorrow night, head to one of 2018’s most memorable openings, a secluded 25-seater in Yarraville, for a very special sake-centric dinner.

• Winter is here. To celebrate the final season of Game of Thrones, we collaborated with Mjølner to bring you a mammoth Thronesian feast to impress your fellow fans with at home.

• Or, wait until June and let someone else cook for you at this Game of Thrones-inspired brunch.

• From former warehouses to cosy bars and sophisticated dining rooms, a swathe of Melbourne venues double as awesome event spaces.

Australia’s leading beer festival is back with bacon, popcorn and ... edible green ants.

• Two gin experts are coming to Australia to change our Martinis forever.