• Shannon Bennett is the latest in a line of celebrity chefs jumping on the fast-food train. Can the Vue de Monde chef make a five-star burger?

Paper Fish, the first part of the Stokehouse resurrection, is open. We’re having cones of fried fish and granitas on the beach this summer.

• Bourke Street now smells perpetually delicious, thanks to Fancy Hank’s fancy new American barbeque restaurant and its five-metre long smoker.

• Never one to be bested, Din Tai Fung starts serving giant soup dumplings that take up the whole steamer and need to be sipped through a straw.

• Meanwhile, this Glenferrie Road gelateria is making supersized Ferrero Rochers about the same size, filled with ice cream and topped with gold leaf.

Champagne-flavoured, boozy Calippos will be in your hands this summer. Stay tuned.