A new two-level floating bar and restaurant in Southbank: Yarra Botanicals Melbourne

Yarra Botanicals Melbourne

Opening in March 2022, there’s a new bar and restaurant in town a floating botanical garden oasis on the Yarra River offering casual pub-style eating and drinking with stunning views of the Melbourne city skyline. The new outdoor pontoon bar and eatery will span across two levels with Melbourne’s cityscape as the backdrop and has been […]

Melbourne Midsumma: queerest celebration of all things LGBTIQA+ this summer

After the fucking nightmare we’ve endured over the past better part of two years, it’s time to party. And where better to do it in the park, surrounded by friends, lovers, potential lovers, queens, queers and their friends? It’s time for the annual Melbourne Midsumma Festival in Alexandra Gardens from 23 January to 13 February […]

Jonas Kaufmann one if the world’s best tenors does Lohengrin at Melbourne Arts Centre

Jonas Kaufmann

When Jonas Kaufmann was last in Australia, he toured Parsifal in 2017 and Andrea Chenier in 2019 with Opera Australia. He left audiences’ mouths agape and sent them off with the tale in their hearts and now, he’s back to give audiences a glimpse into the world of Wagner’s Lohengrin, in a partnership between Opera […]

Black Star Pastry reveals new cakes and brand refresh

Black star pastry dessert

Black Star Pastry has been super busy this month, with the reveal of a brand refresh, two new additions to its line-up of legendary cakes, its first international store opening in Shanghai in mid-December, and the launch of a Melbourne flagship store at Chadstone Shopping Centre. Melbourne’s newest store, created by architects March Studio, pays […]

Christmas cannoli treats in Melbourne

Cannoleria, the cannoli royalty in Melbourne is ensuring that everyone will have a sweet December and Christmas this year with its limited edition Christmas range. From GIY (Garnish It Yourself) ricotta filled panettone that includes a gluten free version to a Christmas Tree Kit that’s perfect for kids and Panettone infused Flavour of the Week […]

A Sicilian beachside dining experience in Melbourne with Mister Bianco

Sand restaurant SYdney

Take your shoes off and enjoy a six course dinner you wish you could do more often. On Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th June Joe Vargetto and Lorena Corso will host Siciliana vs Siciliano where guests enjoy a six course degustation dinner, each course with two dishes – one from the Australian Sicilian (Joe) and […]

5 places to eat out, while staying in, this Melbourne lockdown

Mr Miyagi

We’re here again. We all knew it’d happen and thanks to that, plenty of Melbourne restaurants and cafes made plans to react to when lockdown number-whatever-it-is finally took hold. Here they are: Beggs & Acon 24 Chatham St, Prahran VIC 3181Opening hours: Friday-Thursday 8am-3pmBeggs & Acon will be open during its normal hours for takeaway only, […]

The Winter Village returns to Fed Square, Melbourne this Thursday!

Melbourne Fed Square

Melbourne is officially back to life! The Winter Village is returning to Federation Square, right in the heart of the city, this Thursday. The alpine-inspired winter wonderland will be open daily and will run for three months, from 13th May – 29th August. The overhaul of the space will see The Skyline Terrace at Federation Square transformed […]