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stokehouse pontoon the diner st kilda

MELBOURNE | Enter Pontoon of The Stokehouse Precinct on any sunny afternoon and you’ll be met by a lively horde of guests packing tight around tables with a cocktail in one hand and seafood nibbles in the other. The place has the energy one would expect of a beachside joint

cafesmart 2017

MELBOURNE | CafeSmart is back for 2017, and is giving coffee lovers around Australia an easy way to help StreetSmart tackle homelessness. The concept is simple. On 4 August 2017 cafes across the country will donate $1 for every coffee sold. This means people can be charitable simply by getting

rose provence

MELBOURNE | The profile of Rosé has increased around the world in recent years. With its gorgeous pink hues and fresh yet dry palate, this often misunderstood style of wine is starting to be appreciated for its complexity and versatility. Whether enjoyed as an aperitif, matched with food, or simply as

bruce beer

MELBOURNE | Announcing our latest collaboration beer, BRUCE! Collaboration beers can come from many places. Maybe it’s an offhand comment, maybe its a passion project, or maybe, just maybe, it’s an incredibly long and unmoderated message feed. This is the genesis of Bruce, a four-way collaboration beer from Old Wives

hogget kitchen warragul

WARRAGUL | Hogget Kitchen is based in Warragul, and is a collaboration between head chef and owner Trevor Perkins, and Gippsland natural wine maestros Patrick Sullivan and William Downie. We were invited to visit when it first opened earlier this year, but weren’t able to make it until recently. The

oakridge wines coldstream

MELBOURNE | Oakridge Wines is a revered winery, restaurant and cellar door located in the heart of the Yarra Valley, producing some of the highest quality wines in the region. Their dedicated winemakers have access to a wide variety of grapes, both on-site in their 15-acre vineyard and offsite at

basta fitzroy

AUSTRALIA | Dimmi has an enticing offer for diners across Australia this month, and that’s 50% of the food bill at some great cafes and restaurants from breakfast through to dinner. We could write a whole bunch of stuff that was featured in the press release, but really we’ve told

radisson chocolate themed hotel

MELBOURNE | Assemble all sweet tooth lusting, confectionery yearning, cacao loving fanatics! This is not a drill. The Radisson on Flagstaff Gardens is presenting a chocolate themed hotel room for the winter months. The hotel in Melbourne’s CBD has partnered with Ganache Chocolate to actualize every chocolate lover’s dream: a

hawker chan melbourne

MELBOURNE | Chan Hon Meng, head chef and owner of the Michelin starred hawker stall “Liao Fan Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice & Noodle” is bringing his famous chicken rice to Melbourne, and the news has got people talking. The 100 seat Hawker Chan will be opening on Lonsdale

paper cup project

MELBOURNE | Paper Cup Project is an idea that’s so simple, it makes you wonder why nobody thought about it earlier. It started in Perth when Daniel Goodman, founder of Paper Cup Project, was thinking of ways to help local artists, designers, thinkers and doers connect with the local community