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Melbourne’s newest dining and drinking hotspots

Melbourne’s lauded food scene is one of the city’s biggest drawcards. With new restaurants, bars, cafes and late-night cocktail haunts opening each week, locals and visitors always have a long list of new places to sample fresh flavours and find the next, big must-taste drink or dish.

Brae Restaurant with Chef Dan Hunter, and the team.

Regional Victoria’s top restaurants

While the city of Melbourne is known for its wealth of first class dining opportunities, regional Victoria has plenty of restaurants to rival the greats of the city dining scene. In fact, some of Australia’s most awarded and esteemed chefs choose to set up shop in Victoria’s regional towns. No doubt drawn in by the slower pace of life and direct access to the region’s best fresh produce, premium dairy and meat, many well-travelled chefs can be found manning the pans in places like Daylesford, Mildura, Bendigo, Ballarat and beyond.

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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.

Cycling the High Country

10 reasons to visit the High Country

From waterways to wineries, cycling to ballooning, the High Country is ready to welcome visitors this summer – whether looking to indulge in local produce or get active in nature’s gym. Here are the top 10 reasons to visit.

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Tap wine gains momentum in Melbourne bars

Tap wine served direct from the keg has gained popularity for both value and quality.

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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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Oh the hokey poké

The poké trend, which quietly bubbled up over winter, is set to take over the city this summer.

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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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Chinese restaurant revival in Melbourne

Melbourne’s Chinese restaurant scene is experiencing a revival. Some chefs are focusing on province-specific cuisine while others are exploring new flavours.

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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.

Ben Shewry receives Attica's award at The World's 50 Best Restaurant awards in New York

Melbourne secures World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards 2017

Melbourne has been confirmed as the host city for the prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards in 2017.

The Understudy

14 Melbourne bars worth getting lost for

Melbourne is known for its hidden treasures which means a night on the town sometimes involves getting a little lost. But for these bars, the adventure is always worth it. 

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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 […]

Le Bon Ton

11 top spots for a late night feast

When Melbourne’s night life gets in the way of dinner, it is reassuring to know that a fuss-free feast is never far away no matter how late it is.