The Mayfair is bringing very-late-night oysters, Martinis and caviar to the CBD when it opens in the old Pei Modern space.
• Andrew McConnell is rebooting Supernormal CanteenSupernormal’s faster, more casual sibling – in St Kilda. And there will be delivery.
• At first glance Collingwood’s Acoffee – a roaster and new cafe – looks more like an Apple store than a coffee spot.
• We visited Kisume, the Lucas Group’s sleek new Japanese restaurant. How does it compare to Chin Chin and its siblings?
• This is either one of the best things to happen to coffee, or the worst: coffee in a waffle cone is arriving in Melbourne later this month.
• If you live in Prahran – or even if you don’t – Fourth Chapter is giving away free coffee on May 31 to celebrate its first birthday.
• After three years and more than 10 pop-ups, okonomiyaki master Yutaka Matsuda has opened a permanent home in Collingwood.
• There isn’t a taco or burrito in sight at Queen of the South, a new Mexican joint in Prahran.
• Not going away this winter? Head to Hana, a new tiki and seafood bar in the CBD, and pretend you’re in Hawaii.
• Two of Melbourne’s top restaurants are joining forces for a Turkish-Greek feast you don’t want to miss.