Lay Low Bar is Seddon’s new speakeasy. Inside, there’s a drinks list designed by an Eau De Vie alum – if you can find the front door, that is.

• Acclaimed ex-Paringa Estate chef Julian Hills’s first venture, Restaurant Navi, opened on Saturday. The eight-course tasting menu features ingredients foraged on the Mornington Peninsula.

• Chef Paul Wilson is leaving his namesake restaurant, the multipurpose Prahran Market eatery Wilson & Market].

Old-school pie shop Princes Pies launched in the CBD. All the classics are there alongside more adventurous pies such as lamb, truffle and goat’s cheese.

• Sake producer Toji has released a second sake. It’s made with water from melted snow.

• Vegetarian Israeli eatery Tahina has a new, much larger sibling in Fitzroy. It’s in an old jewellery store.

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• Here’s one for Dry July. Brunswick Aces is a non-alcoholic gin that looks, smells and tastes almost like the real thing.

• Monou is pairing bold, refined Japanese food with understated interiors in Melbourne’s south.

• Gelateria Piccolina is trialling four new vegan flavours until Thursday this week. Vegan milkshakes are new, too, and they’re permanent.