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MELBOURNE | Food and entertainment are the heart and blood of this city. It’s what we do. Sunday morning? Let’s brunch. Tuesday evening? Music at the corner pub. Any free moment of any day of the week, there’s a happy hour for it. While emerging from the dark corners of

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MELBOURNE | Get ready Star Wars fans. In anticipation of the upcoming release of Star Wars: the Last Jedi (in cinemas 14 December 2017), The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra will present the exclusive Australian premiere of Star Wars: The Concert Series with The Force Awakens on 8, 9 and 10 December


MELBOURNE | Dinner parties. The eating, drinking and socialising with friends part is always a lot of fun but the prep work and post-party clean up, not so much. This is where Intertain comes in to the equation. Founder Josiah Ng came up with the idea when organising a dinner

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MELBOURNE | I was a novice to Espresso Martinis when I first arrived in Melbourne. Previously, I’d spent my few legal drinking years drowning myself in black coffee before heading out for a night of wine drinking, trying to evade the inevitable drowsiness. Unpleasant at best, I’d end the night

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MELBOURNE | By now we’ve all heard of the Halal Snack Pack, but have you heard of the Doughnut Snack Pack? Inspired by the Halal Snack Pack, Mark and Cassy Micheli, owners of Ringwood’s Pizzeria Express, decided to create a sweet version. Basically it’s a pile of mini Italian doughnuts,

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MELBOURNE | Sir Andrew Davis, chief conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (“MSO”), is well aware that Melbourne is chock-full of musically inclined individuals. Having a world-renowned orchestra in our own backyard may not feel like novel news anymore. However, if the mention of MSO’s 2018 season doesn’t rouse your

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MELBOURNE | Collins Square is a mixed use commercial and retail development in Docklands, and takes up an entire city block. If you’re wondering why we’re talking about a development like this on The City Lane, it’s for one simple reason – the new food and drink offering in Collins

MELBOURNE | Supernormal Canteen was the precursor to Supernormal Kitchen, and when it ran in the summer of 2013/14 (yes it really was that long ago!) it gave owner/chef Andrew McConnell and his team the opportunity to try a whole bunch of different things before opening the full-time restaurant in

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MELBOURNE | Green Park Dining is one of our favourite spots for all day dining in Melbourne’s inner north, and when we heard news that it was closing, we were more than a little bit sad. That sadness didn’t last long though, because it’s not actually closing, rather it’s being

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MELBOURNE | Seddon Wine Store is one of our favourite Wine Stores/Bars in Melbourne, offering a fantastic selection of local and international wines, along with a surprisingly good craft beer and spirit selection, and some fantastic cheeses. Those in Ascot Vale will be happy to know then, that owners Jeremy