• We’ve rounded up the Melbourne venues donating profits to bushfire aid.

All-star chefs Frank Camorra, Shannon Martinez and Shane Delia want to cook at your place for bushfire aid.

Here are Melbourne’s best spots for crisp, golden cannoli.

Mary’s Melbourne – the biggest diner yet from the famed Sydney burger joint – is just days away.

• On Monday, get topnotch cocktails and fancy pizza slices dreamed up by big names including Ben Shewry and Andrew McConnell – for a cause.

Melbourne’s best new Mexican restaurant sits on a stretch of road best known for its horrendous traffic.

• A mother-and-son duo is serving generous breakfast spreads for two at Balaclava’s new Syrian diner.

• Andrew McConnell has enlisted a few mates to create limited-edition Meatsmith hams for bushfire aid.

• Matt Wilkinson has left Pope Joan, and is now making “naff as, but delicious” fare (borrowing from a Country Women’s Association cookbook) at a snack-centric new spot.

• A night of all-you-can-eat hot chips is coming to Melbourne. Potato fans, assemble.

Check out this wine-tasting party in Abbotsford and raise funds for fire services.

• Play giant Jenga, snack on lobster rolls and sip boozy slushies at this summer-long rooftop party.

South Yarra has a refined new Lebanese go-to: expect smoked fish, chargrilled meats and plenty of vegie sides and dips.

• Sprawl out underneath a chestnut tree at this one-day festival, with wines by a Cumulus Inc co-founder and barbequed meats.

• All proceeds from this gelato-filled riff on a classic Aussie lamington will raise funds for bushfire relief.

A new grog-free drinks company is simulating absinthe, amaretto, triple sec and Campari, all the way down to the boozy burn.

Sunda is selling jars of its off-menu Vegemite curry for bushfire relief.

• Here’s how you can dine at Vue de Monde for $28.

Donate to Gelato Messina’s bushfire Appeal and you could win free ice-cream for a year.

• Texan-inspired smokehouse Bluebonnet has relaunched its daily bottomless barbeque.

• Italian diner Lagotto is doing a take on sibling bar Congress’s famed pig’s head sanga. Get it from 4pm to 7pm, Wednesday to Sunday.