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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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Victoria’s best fish and chips

No matter the season or the stretch of coastline, there’s top notch fish and chips to be found in many of Victoria’s coastal towns and villages. Here are some of the top picks.

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Cruising into Melbourne

Ideas for day-stop cruise passengers – how to capture the essence of Melbourne in just 12 hours.

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Victorian cafes that roast their own beans

These regional cafes are serious about the bean; sourcing the best from around the world to roast onsite and serve with a produce-packed brunch.

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A whiskey bar-come-bookshop

Buck Mulligan’s Irish Whiskey Bar and Bookshop

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Plating up Melbourne’s latest bites

Melbourne is a moving feast for foodies – here is a selection of the latest plates being gobbled up by the city’s foodies.

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Melbourne’s clean eating scene

Clean, lean and green: city cafes are becoming increasingly adventurous and are catering to those who want a healthier alternative to the breakfast fry up.

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The Inside Word with…Peter and Renata Singer

The son of European Jews who moved to Australia to escape the Nazis, Peter Singer studied philosophy in Melbourne before moving to Oxford. He has campaigned against cruelty to animals, […]

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Bon Appétit this Bastille Day

From patisseries to brasseries to crêperies, here are 10 of the best French eateries to frequent on Bastille Day, or following a visit to Degas: A New Vision, the National Gallery of Victoria’s latest exhibition celebrating one of the great French Impressionists.

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Trends brewing in the coffee capital

From cold-drip, siphon, nitro and pour over, boutique varieties of milk or no milk at all – caffeine connoisseurs can experience all the latest brew styles and trends in Melbourne.

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Postcode 3181: Prahran/Windsor

Is it Prahran? Is it Windsor? Even locals get confused on the name of this hip southern neighbourhood, located just five kilometres from the city centre. But both occupy slightly […]

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A guide to Melbourne’s best chai

Just like coffee connoisseurs, those who are serious about their chai know when a true brew hits their lips.

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An insider’s guide to… A dog’s life in Melbourne

Casper, the two-year-old Golden Retriever (aka @casper_the_goldie), one of Melbourne’s most popular canine social media influencers, sniffs out his top things to do in Melbourne.

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F.T.W Mutiny on the Bay

F.T.W Mutiny on the Bay is a six-month pop up on the north bank of the Yarra River, an (till now) unused piece of land that connects Melbourne’s city centre, Docklands and the Yarra River.

Melbourne Cup Carnival, Oaks Day. Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

Picking a culinary winner this Melbourne Cup

Because cheering at the Melbourne Cup is thirsty work, here are some food and drink suggestions, inspired by Cup winners of the past.