All posts in Melbourne

Siglo Rooftop Bar

A 24-hour date in Melbourne

How to take a date from ‘drinks and nibbles’ to ’24 hours of romance’ in one impressive swoop.

El Atino, Latino Food, at 366 Bridge Road
Richmond.
Picture: Eugene Hyland

Melbourne entertains Latin America style

As Melbourne gears up for the blockbuster South American Derby between Brazil and Argentina, it’s not only Neymar vs Messi that will entertain soccer fans in Melbourne, the city’s South American inspired entertainments provide muchos frivolity for visitors and locals alike.

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Saying ‘Salut’ to Bastille Day in Melbourne

Melbourne maintains a long-standing love affair with all things French, and Bastille Day (July 14) provides the perfect opportunity for Francophiles to say ‘Bonjour!’ to all things French.

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Day out with mum in Melbourne

Whether it’s Mother’s Day (May 14th Australia) or not, Melbourne provides every reason to extend celebrations of the mother to a full and memorable day out for the whole family.

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New tour at Queen Victoria Market

Launching in June, the Queen Victoria Market Ultimate Foodie Tour will be just that – the ultimate foodie tour.

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YIRRAMBOI Festival

A ground-breaking celebration of Aboriginal culture and indigenous arts.

Cutler&Co., photo credit: Earl Carter

Restaurant Renovations

Two of Melbourne’s dining institutions have recently gone under the knife, and not in the way one might expect. Both Cutler & Co., and Attica have had their interiors stripped back, re-designed, and are now re-defining dining room aesthetic.

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Culinary projections to light up Hamer Hall

Arts Centre Melbourne will be the canvas for culinary projections when Hamer Hall lights up this April, in a program designed by White Night Artistic Director, David Atkins.

Portarlington Mussel Festival

Victoria’s out-of-the-ordinary food festivals

From hedonistic celebrations of gin to country fanfare around the humble potato, these festivals will excite foodies from near and far.

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Melbourne’s top 50 Food Map

This Melbourne Food Map is a curated guide to the city’s top 50 food and drink experiences.

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Melbourne – what’s next in food

Four local experts explain what makes Melbourne’s dining scene so great and forecast what’s next for this food-loving city.

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New places to dine and drink in Melbourne

New restaurants, bars, cafes and late-night cocktail haunts open up each week in Melbourne. Here are some of the latest. 

Brae Restaurant with Chef Dan Hunter, and the team.

Regional Victoria’s top restaurants

Regional Victoria has plenty of restaurants to rival the greats of the city dining scene, with some of Australia’s most esteemed chefs setting up shop in unexpected places. 

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Melbourne’s top 10 yoga studios

Here are some of the city’s newest and most inviting studios along with the top spots to refuel with a healthy snack after class.

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Victoria’s best bush stays

Nature lovers are well catered for in Victoria, where accommodation options include rustic rainforest retreats, modernist eco-homes set in bushland, and beachside cottages with killer ocean views.

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Australian travellers choose Melbourne

Melbourne maintains its position as the most desirable city for Australian travellers, with just over 4.2 million people saying they’d like to visit in the next two years.