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priscilla queen of the dessert musical

MELBOURNE | Australia’s most successful homegrown musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, has returned to Melbourne for its 10th anniversary tour to give theatre goers a chance to see what the award winning musical is all about. The City Lane was invited to see the show during it’s opening week,

musashi ramen izakaya melbourne cbd

MELBOURNE | Musashi Ramen & Izakaya Bar is one of the newer ramen spots to hit Melbourne, and one we’ve visited several times due to the fact that the ramen is very good, and it’s open past midnight every day of the week. We’ve discussed that one of the things that

australian open 2018 lavazza

MELBOURNE | Whether it’s sitting on Henman Hill at Wimbledon or walking through the multi-sensory playground that’s the Australian Open, I’m always up for a spot of tennis. For the Australian Open 2018 The City Lane was lucky enough to be hosted by Lavazza, one of the Australian Open’s major

o'connell's hotel south melbourne

MELBOURNE | Celebrating 141 years in the industry, O’Connell’s Hotel is one of Melbourne’s dining institutions. Upon approach, this gastropub conveys a simplistic white exterior fitted with black awnings, separated into ‘Bar’ and ‘Restaurant’ sections via different entrances. Once inside, an historical, old-world ambience transforms the diner’s expectation to anticipate

hops vine australia warrandyte

MELBOURNE | Hops & Vine Australia is a boutique beers and wine business in the outer Melbourne suburb of Warrandyte owned by Joe Libertino, a passionate supporter of local brewers and winemakers who has worked in the industry for over 30 years. Walk inside the store and you’re faced with a

market neipa brunswick beer collective hop nation

MELBOURNE | First there was the ‘Not So Junior Mint‘ and next there was ‘Bruce‘. We’ve not wasted any time in sorting out our next collaboration beer, with our partner in crime this time around being Footscray-based brewery Hop Nation. The Market IPA is a beer borne out of the

farro fitzroy

MELBOURNE | Farro Pizzeria & Cucina Fitzroy is the new restaurant from the people behind popular Thornbury pizzeria Farro Pizza. We’ve been to the Thornbury restaurant before and love the food there so when we were invited to check out the new restaurant we didn’t hesitate to pop in and

redwood tasting room fitzroy north

MELBOURNE | Redwood Tasting Room is a bar that showcases the beers imported and distributed by husband and wife team Brian and Anika Labadie’s craft beer distribution company Redwood Distribution. It’s a small, unpretentious spot on St George’s Road in Fitzroy North with an assortment of second hand furniture and

dexter preston

MELBOURNE | Dexter surprised a few people when it opened in the middle of 2015, not so much for the on-trend food it was doing, but for its location in Preston. While there’s always been a great selection of food in Preston, along High Street closer to the Preston Market,

arlechin melbourne cbd

MELBOURNE | Arlechin is one of the new breed of Melbourne venues that opened in 2017 with the aim of providing quality food to those wanting something more than burgers and kebabs after midnight in the CBD. It’s owned by the Grossi family, and is hidden down a laneway, Mornane