• Restaurateur Rinaldo Di Stasio is back in the CBD with an extraordinary new restaurant that blends high art, high drama and high cuisine.

• A former Sake and Nobu chef is plating up curried beef brisket doughnuts and Iced Vovo mille-feuille at Armadale’s adventurous new Japanese diner.

• Broadsheet Kitchen’s new resident Matti Fallon will soon serve up dishes inspired by childhood memories forged at his family’s favourite local Chinese restaurant.

Entries are also now open for applications for the next two Broadsheet Kitchen residents to follow Fallon.

• Give these four cracking new wine bars a try. Some are doing food that rivals the wine, others are keeping it brilliantly simple. All balance the two with grace and finesse.

• Have a go at whipping up modern Windsor Italian restaurant Tipico’s veal cotoletta with this recipe. Served with lightly pickled vegetables, these crisp cutlets are a crowd-pleasing winner.

Win tickets to a one-off Stuart McVeigh dinner at Saint Crispin inspired by the different personalities of a family.

• Much loved cafe Hardware Société is moving to a bigger and brighter location.

• Hospitality heavyweights Chris Lucas, Martin Benn and Vicki Wild have revealed the location of their ambitious avant-garde restaurant and bar, set to open in 2020.

• Urban winery Noisy Ritual is bringing a pop-up fermentation bar to Victoria Harbour for Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.

• It’s hair of the downward dog at this Sunday morning yoga class. Stretch out on your mat among the vats at Mountain Goat’s Richmond brewery.