• These are Melbourne’s best new Mexican joints.

This light-filled spot is Rustica bakery's biggest yet, and it’s open until 10pm.

• New Orleans-inspired bar Le Bon Ton is now doing bottomless boozy brunch.

• A new Japanese cafe just opened in the CBD, and for a moment there we thought it was a nightclub.

A bubble tea festival is coming to Melbourne and bringing boozy, limited-edition flavours.

• Shane Delia is opening a new bar in Collingwood, and he’ll be handing out free meze on weekends.

Buy up big on sausage rolls, cannoli, yuzu-custard mochi and more for a good cause.

• A South Melbourne market stall needs your help to offload 300 kilos of garlic from a fire-affected town.

• Werribee Park and Mansion is hosting a gourmet picnic, with mac’n’cheese doughnuts and canned Espresso Martinis.

• Against the odds, vegan chef Shannon Martinez and cheesemonger Anthony Femia have created a cheesy bolognaise jaffle.

This festival of fizz returns with more than 40 wines, Neapolitan pizza and prosecco-flavoured cannoli.

• More than two tonnes of garlic will go into this two-day festival. BYO mints.