Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
This Melbourne Bar Is Transforming Into An Apres Ski lodge For Winter!

Kick start your winter at Melbourne Public, as they transform into a ski lodge pop-up (Mont Plonk) for a second season. From the 14th June – 28th of July, This South Wharf bar and dining room are transforming their terrace into a ski lodge pop-up, meaning you can enjoy an authentic après-ski... more info


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A 4-Level CBD Bar Is Doing Curry And Karaoke Sunday Seshes For a Limited Time

Everyone’s favourite secret Karaoke bar, Heroes, is back at it again with a new Sunday night event, its chill enough to not leave you feeling too dusty on Monday morning but still the perfect way to end your weekend with a bang. If you’ve been to Heroes before then you’ve... more info


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This Inner-City Brewery & Distillery Can Transform Into Your Ideal Function Venue

There’s a lot more than meets the eye at The Craft & Co. The impressive Collingwood operation is first and foremost a brewery and distillery, where the team are wholly immersed in crafting unique drinking experiences. But what you might not know is that when these guys aren’t producing award-winning... more info


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A Prahran Eatery Has Just Launched A Culturally Diverse Brand New Breakfast Menu

Situated in the old Prahran Post Office, Angus & Bon have quickly become a go-to for quality steak and delicious wood fired creations since their opening in 2018. By day, A&B double as a  brunch hot spot, and they have just launched a mouth-watering new breakfast menu. The menu has... more info


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This Well-loved Prahran Chinese Restaurant Is Shaking Things Up With 30 New Menu Items

Down a quiet Prahran side street, away from the hustle and bustle, sits David’s. A restaurant that’ll transport you into the depths of Shanghai, and have you forgetting the noise and city lights of Melbourne. David’s restaurant is built on the traditional pillars of the Shanghai cuisine; original flavours, fresh... more info


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This Lush French Indochine Restaurant Is A Boozy Tropical Paradise

As we approach winter, it can be easy to want to escape to the warmer, tropical countries of the world. Well, look no further than Bang Bang – a restaurant that exudes the buzzing atmosphere of South Eastern paradises. Nestled in the heart of Elsternwick, Bang Bang oozes all things... more info


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Treat Mum This Mother’s Day At Melbourne’s Best Dessert Spots

Nothing says Mother’s Day like indulging in a few sweet treats at some of Melbourne’s most iconic restaurants and eateries. So we’ve made a list of the top 5 dessert spots where you can celebrate with mum while satisfying your sweet tooth. 400 Gradi Brunswick, Crown, Eastland and Essendon Everyone’s... more info


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Looking For A Function Space With The Wow Factor? This Hidden Gem Will Have You Covered

Have you been stressing about trying to find that perfect function space for your EOFY event? Or planning way ahead and getting ready for that epic Christmas party? Look no further because the fun and fabulous Bobby McGee’s will have you sorted! Be ready to wow your guests with a... more info


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5 Cosy Italian restaurants to get you through winter

When the weather gets cold, we turn to warmer foods to heat up our souls and keep us happy. The perfect winter meal begins with pasta and ends with Nutella bombolini, and that’s why we have compiled a list of our top pick cosy Italian restaurants to keep you warm for... more info


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Win a year’s supply of beer at this Richmond Pub!

As many of you already know, Good Beer Week is returning for its eighth glorious year. The annual festival will be running from the 10th to 19th of May and celebrates the best beer the local community has to offer. This Good Beer Week, you can join Collingwood craft beer... more info


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7 Japanese Restaurants In Melbourne You Should Head To ASAP

Are you sick of seeing all your friends heading to Japan for cherry blossom season? Same. Instead of constantly wishing you were there, why don’t you get a little taste of Japan yourself, without having to fly all the way over there? If you can’t beat them, join them! Here are... more info


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ICYMI: Your Fave Northside Venue Is Throwing A Chilli Fest This Weekend

With the winter chill sinking in, Welcome To Thornbury’s Hot Sauce and Chilli Festival has landed just in time to heat things up for Melbournians. Returning for yet another year and promising to bring the heat, the food festival celebrates the hottest locally-made sauces and spiciest foods from across Melbourne.... more info


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What’s On in Melbourne: Your Guide to The End Of April

April is quickly coming to a close, meaning some of our fave pop up restaurants, festivals and events are quickly coming and going. In saying this, we have put together some upcoming events that should definitely be on your radar before the month comes to a close. Espresso Yourself Festival... more info


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This versatile warehouse space could be what you’ve been searching for

Centrally located in the heart of South Melbourne, sits an exclusive venue that will quickly become your dream function space. OneSevenOne is the perfect place for cocktail parties of up to 100 and has room for guests to sit, stand, drink, dance and all that jazz. The OneSevenOne function space... more info


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Sushi Boats Are A Thing And They’ve Just Landed In Melbourne’s CBD

I’m sure you’ve all gotten together with your friends at some point for some scrumptious sushi at a Kaitenzushi restaurant, or better known as a sushi train. They’re super popular and slightly gimmicky but that’s okay because it’s so fun and entertaining. Sushi Boto is a new CBD restaurant that’s... more info


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One To Try: An Urban Japanese Restaurant Tucked Down The Backstreets Of Prahran

Located on Greville St in Prahran sits Tokosan – a contemporary street-style Japanese restaurant, that’ll have you feeling like you’ve been whisked away to the streets of Tokyo. This Japanese hideout is decked out in only the most traditional Japanese memorabilia, including vibrant colourful umbrellas, neon signs and a cocktail... more info


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Australia’s Ultimate Beer, Cider & Food Fest Is Coming To Melbourne This May

Time to gather your drinking buddies because world renowned beer festival GABS (otherwise known as The Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular) is less than a month away. Set to take place at Melbourne’s stunning Royal Exhibition Building, GABS will run all weekend from Friday the 17th of May through to Sunday... more info


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The Top 5 Wineries In The Mornington Peninsula You Need To Visit

The Mornington Peninsula is the perfect place to unwind, relax and treat yourself to some of the finest quality food and drinks regional Victoria has to offer. With so many different things to see and do, it can often be hard to narrow down where you are going to spend... more info


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Melbourne International Comedy Festival In Review

And that’s a wrap! It’s been a hilarious, feel-good three and a half weeks with 2019’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Running for its 33rd year, the event provided its fair share of deep belly laughs, tears and non-stop entertainment. Here is a recap of some of our favourite shows; some... more info


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Arbory Is Hosting An Exclusive Anzac Day Breakfast Bonanza

With most of us getting caught up in all the Easter commotion, it’s easy to forget that a very important historical day takes place in April too. This Thursday the 25th of April is Anzac Day, and to celebrate the national day of remembrance one of Melbourne’s most treasured waterside... more info


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Jagermeister Are Collaborating With Aussie Artists To Throw An Epic Party

Everyone’s favourite liqueur Jägermeister are going through a bit of a revamp with their branding and to celebrate they’ve been hosting a range of unique events, collaborating with creative and successful Australian artists that align with their new image. Jägermeister are on a journey to revolutionise their brand and take... more info


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This Italian restaurant is inviting you & your pooch to a beer, spritz & pizza party

Attention all dog lovers: Clear your calendars, because you and your pooch are invited to a beer and pizza party at Ciao Cucina. In the heart of Port Melbourne lies Ciao Cucina, a casual yet stylish Italian restaurant. On Sunday 14th of April they are opening their doors for you and your... more info


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Where to Find The Top 5 Cheese Eateries in Melbourne

With April well underway most of us are probably preparing for the food coma that naturally happens over the Easter period. Chocolate in all its forms, moorish hot cross buns and other Easter treats have always been the star of this month…until now. FYI, National Cheese Fondue Day is today!... more info


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The Top 5 Toastie Institutions in Melbourne You Need to Know About

Some people believe in Santa Clause and others believe that all cheese toasties taste the same. We are here to tell you that is absolutely not true, and that these five institutions are serving up some of the best toasties in Melbourne. Maker & Monger 4 Market St, South Yarra... more info


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This Prahran Wine Festival Will Let You Sample Over 100 Aussie Wines

It’s back! The Young Gun of Wine Top 50 Winemakers is making another appearance after a sell-out event last year. If you’re not sure what everyone’s talking about – here’s the quick rundown:  50 of Australia’s best young winemakers all in one place, with 100 of their wines for you... more info


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Meet the 2-in-1 rooftop bar and meatery taking over Swanston Street

First came Dexter, the original ‘meat project’ from Adam Goldblatt, Tom and Sam Peasnell. Then came Takeaway Pizza, a cocktail bar and late night restaurant offering a fresh take on American style pizza. Now, the talented trio have two new additions to their impressive line-up of stylish eateries, introducing Cheek... more info


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Why The Espy Is Where You Should Host Your Next Shindig

We’re sure by now you’re well aware that The Hotel Esplanade has come back with a bang. After a two-year renovation this iconic venue has quickly become one of Melbourne’s dining and drinking hot spots and we’re here to tell you how you can make this place your own. Hotel Esplanade,... more info


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Host Your Next Party At One Of These 7 Popular Function Venues

We know it’s March and that EOFY and Christmas parties are the last thing on your mind… BUT if you want your function to wow your guests we suggest you book now. You’ve probably been to these popular Melbourne bars and restaurants in the past, but you’ve never seen them... more info


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Our Top 6 Picks Of The Melbourne International Comedy Festival

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is back again for its 33rd year and we understand that the choices can be overwhelming when it comes to deciding on who you’re going to see… So we’ve done the hard yards for you and have chosen 6 of our top comedy acts of... more info


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This New Hawthorn Eatery is Turning Heads with Loaded Parmas & 40+ Local Craft Beers

If you’ve been tirelessly searching for the best parmas in Melbourne then check out this new contender to the game. Located on Glenferrie Road is Parmas & Pints; it’s a charming restaurant and bar that’s only recently popped up but is slowly and surely creating a name for itself. Walking in... more info


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A Japanese-Inspired Menu Is Taking Over Belles Hot Chicken For 12 Days Only

Take a 12-day virtual trip to Japan at Belles Hot Chicken with a limited time menu featuring authentic Japanese flavours with a twist. Having deeply explored Japan and its culinary creations, one dish keeps Chef Morgan McGlone going back for more. The katsu sandwich. Traditionally made with juicy pork cutlets... more info


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There’s A Vegan 7-course Thai Banquet Coming That You Do Not Want To Miss

It’s back – and better than ever! BangPop’s famous 7 course Thai banquet is happening again… and yep, it’s all vegan. Found in the heart of Melbourne, BangPop brings flavourful, Thai dishes to life in South Wharf, with pink sunset skies and waterfront views. This funky restaurant adopts a chilled... more info


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PSA: The Vic Night Markets Are Now Hosting A European Street Party For A Limited Time

Surprise! Wednesday nights at the Vic Markets are about to get a whole lot better, with European themed stalls and entertainment. It promises an abundance of vibrant European flavour and fun, and celebrates Europe’s unique characteristics, cultures and traditions. Launching on the 10th April until the 8th May, you can... more info


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The Top Events To Help Plan An Epic Labour Day Weekend

We think a 3 day weekend is something to get excited about, especially when there’s so many amazing events happening around our beautiful city. Here, we’ve devised a list of all the best ways to spend the Labour Day Long Weekend that’ll have you savouring every moment. Sunday Sessions at... more info


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Everyone’s Favourite Mexican Restaurant Is Holding a Pop Up Rooftop Cinema Until The End Of March!

In Mexico “fonda” translates to a home that has been opened up to the community and serves up delicious food that is made with love. This was the ethos behind creating restaurant Fonda Mexican, according to its founders Tim McDonald and Dave Youl. All Mexican lovers know and adore Fonda;... more info


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Join this American inspired Prahran bar for a month of March Madness!

Located in the heart of Prahran and on vibrant Greville Street is American inspired bar and restaurant, White Oaks Saloon. Named after the New Mexico town White Oaks, this bar brings together a wide range of craft beers, wines, spirits and cocktails that are unique to the USA. If this... more info


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PSA: Serotonin Eatery Just Dropped A Brand New Menu Guaranteed To Put A Smile On Your Dial

Welcome to Serotonin Eatery, a place where happiness is the main priority. The menu is carefully curated to help promote the release of serotonin, a chemical in the brain that plays such an important role within the body, affecting mood, appetite, digestion, bone health, sleep and even sex. The owner behind... more info


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These Are The Top 6 Free Events You NEED To Attend At The Melbourne Food & Wine Festival

The Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is back for its 27th year and there are over 250 events happening all over Melbourne and Victoria from March 8th until the 24th. The choices are overwhelming and some are quite expensive, so if you’re not the kind of person that can fork... more info


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This Enchanting Bar in Windsor is Serving Fairy-Tale Themed Cocktails on its New Menu

Well known and well loved, The Woods of Windsor is a unique bar in comparison to its competitors on Chapel St due to the feeling it ignites within you; it’s as if you’ve been transported to a speakeasy in the 1930’s and you should be removing your fur coat to... more info


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The Hidden Speakeasy You Didn’t Know About In South Yarra’s Jam Factory

Time for Storytime kids; Once upon a time, many moons ago, prior to the entertainment and shopping complex it’s known as today and even before it began churning out jars of sweet preserved fruit goodness, good ole Jam Factory on Chapel St served as a brewery for the first 20... more info