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BOOKS | Anyone who follows The City Lane on Instagram will be well aware of my affinity for street art, whether in my adopted hometown of Melbourne, one of the world’s street art capitals, or on my travels, I’m always seeking out great street art. Visually, street art often looks

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MELBOURNE | In a one-night-only event, St Jerome’s Hotel played host to ‘From The Wild’, which saw a display of some of the best local Tasmanian producers coming together to put on a food and wine pairing event unlike any other. With five different food and wine pairing stations set

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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

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MELBOURNE | The Shrine of Remembrance opened in 1934, and is the Victorian state memorial to all Australians who have served in war. The classical styled structure was built in the classical style, modelled after the Tomb of Mausolus at Halicarnassus and the Parthenon in Athens, and was designed and

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MELBOURNE | On Wednesday night, 5 April 2017, over 900 people descended on Melbourne’s Royal Exhibition Building for the 15th edition of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards. Amongst the attendees were local and international media, sponsors, hospitality folk, and most importantly, almost 50 of the best chefs in the

MELBOURNE | Higher Ground Melbourne was one of the hottest breakfast spots to open in 2016, although calling it simply ‘a breakfast spot’ is understating things. Higher Ground is run by the same folks behind hugely popular cafes Top Paddock and The Kettle Black, and is described by co-owner Nathan

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MELBOURNE | Seouljaboy in Melbourne’s CBD is Korean fusion spot that mixes Eastern and Western flavours across a range of share plate dishes. The venue is unassuming from the street, and walking inside you’re greeted with an interesting space. It’s quite industrial, with a large ceiling, and lots of concrete. To

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MELBOURNE | Hells Kitchen is one of those most Melbourne of venues. To find it you need to walk down a laneway (Centre Place) then up a flight of stairs. Those who make the effort to seek it out will be rewarded with a spot that’s been offering some of

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MELBOURNE | Dîner En Blanc is returning to Melbourne for a third year in 2017, and with it, guests can expect another evening of fun while embracing this Parisian concept. If you’ve not heard of Dîner En Blanc before, here’s the deal. An expected 2,500 ticket holders will meet at

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MELBOURNE | Aunty Franklee is a Malaysian restaurant in Melbourne’s CBD created by twins Francesca and Fiorn Lee. The twins have drawn upon their Malaysian heritage to offer a focused range of traditional Malaysian dishes with a twist. From the start the menu is inviting and a bit different. It’s presented in