Celebrate World Chocolate Day with limited-edition lamingtons from Koko Black x Tokyo Lamington

Koko Black lamingtons

Could there be a better way to celebrate World Chocolate Day than with a packet of limited-edition lamingtons from Koko Black and Tokyo Lamington? All we can say is, thank you, thank you, thank you for bringing this incredibly decadent offering to chocolate lovers for one day only.  One of Australia’s favourite chocolate brands, Koko […]

Arbory Bar and Eatery Melbourne is open again!

Arbory Melbourne

As life comes back to the city, so does everyone’s insatiable desire to eat at trendy Melbourne cafes, so Arbory is heeding their call. They can host 94 guests and will reinstate 90 staff, so it’s a big yay for the economy. Open daily from 12pm ’til 10pm, they’re doing bookings and walk-ins, even with […]

Anna Polyviou’s famous cookie dough is back and we’re so happy about it

Anna Polyviou cookie dough

Chargrill Charlie’s and the ‘Punk Princess of Pastry’, Anna Polyviou have joined forces once again for the latest instalment of ‘Local Flavours’, a community initiative assisting chefs and businesses during the COVID-19 government restrictions.  As a result of the restrictions, many hospitality workers and businesses have felt the brunt of the crisis as venues have […]

Melbourne: The Prince Public Bar is open again

Prince bar

Late nights, Sunday mornings, bayside debauchery and live music shenanigans are back at the gateway to the southeast: The Prince Public Bar. St Kilda’s legendary local Prince Public Bar is calling first drinks again with the legendary pad flaunting a new look since closing in April to undergo a major overhaul. Remodelled by IF Architecture’s Iva Foschia, a […]

Lumas does street art: Haring and Basquiat join what's on offer

Lumas art

Lumas Australia have stepped it up a bit, putting on new additions by established and emerging new artists, amongst them Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat, whose works are being exhibited at the National Gallery Victoria later this year. Why? Well, their decision’s inspired by responses to the urban street culture of the 1980s, Haring and […]

Pride Melbourne: Midsumma turned up the rainbow in St Kilda

Midsumma Melbourne Pride

Twenty-five years on and with nothing but the joy and campness of what it is to be LBGTIQ in the 21st century to fuel it, Pride is overtaking Melbourne again. With the annual Pride March heading down Fitzroy Street to Catani Gardens, over 10,500 people are expected to march with spectators and crowds expected to reach over 45,000. With all […]

Melbourne: Ketel One Vodka takes over the city’s Arbory Afloat riverside bar

Arbory Afloat 2

Vodka is versatile. And so is the range of things to do in Melbourne in the summer. Combine the two and you get Ketel One Botanical; a new vodka range by the brand that combines the throat-burning deliciousness of vodka with the fragrant and floral notes of, well… Flowers. Arbory Afloat, Melbourne’s latest summertime destination, […]

Melbourne Night Noodle Markets: What to expect

Night Noodle Markets bao

The hotly anticipated carb fest that is the Melbourne Night Noodle Markets will return to Australia’s glorious food capital from 7-24 November, pumping out all your Asian faves. As usual, it’ll move south after having just smashed Sydney with the likes of food people Katherine Sabbath and Shannon Martinez and all the good things that […]