• Fishbowl – the Japanese salad empire – is making a splash at its new Flinders Lane store, dishing out 100 free bowls from 12pm on Friday January 28. Be quick.

A very pink, very ’80s garden bar has landed in Collingwood.

• Similarly pink is Four Pillars and Abory Afloat’s summery new collab gin.

Alejandro Saravia’s three-storey Farmer’s Daughters is here, and it’s impressive. Go for house-made pastrami rolls, molasses-y soda bread and “very dirty” Martinis.

• The Brunswick cul-de-sac that’s home to Theodore’s has been colour-bombed. Check it out.

• It’s all gluten-free at this takeaway-only bakery in the south (with bagels, babka and challah).

• Prahran Market’s annual snag sesh – aka Sizzlefest – is making a comeback.

• Another Four Pillars collab: high tea, but make it nautical. Think native oysters with finger lime and Rare Dry Gin, gin-salt and vinegar crisps with Bloody Shiraz Gin caviar, and nori scones with whipped yuzu butter.

A single cent will buy you one of these cheeseburgers.

• Goodbye Peaches and Cheek, hello Dom’s: a new pizzeria and rooftop bar that’s like a fancy RSL. (Pool table included.)

• Left V-Day plans to the last minute? Never fear. Book a restaurant here.

• Brisbane’s phenomenally popular Range Brewing has brought its hazy beers to a new taproom in Abbotsford.

• Hollywood actor Mark Wahlberg is opening 20 outposts of his fast-casual chain Wahlburgers in Australia.

• Get cold-brew coffee, hard seltzers and adventurous beers on tap – plus mud crab burgers – at this new Mordialloc brewery.

Pinot and Pilates are colliding on this Melbourne rooftop.