Call in for anchovy toast and a glass of wine, stay for the steak frites at High Street newcomer Normandy Wine and Grill.
Sixteen years in, the North Melbourne restaurant formerly known as Sosta Cucina is ready to write a new chapter in Melbourne’s love affair with Italian cooking.
In the best tradition of reduce, reuse, recycle, waste-watching restaurant Parcs opens again after a three-month break.
The team behind Aru and Sunda have opened a “very Melbourne” all-day venue (and soon you can swing by the bakery after work for still-warm sourdough).
Cosy booths, a private lounge, fried mortadella sandwiches – plus you can now book. QT Melbourne’s rooftop bar will sizzle this summer.
A former corner pub has a sleek new look that dials up the comfort and dials down the noise.
Newly expanded Cibi cafe and homewares store brings the best of Japan to the backblocks of Collingwood.
Tresna Lee and Shane Farrell put everything on the line to build the cosy wine bar their neighbourhood was missing.
With the mercury rising, here are some fresh places to knock the top off a frothy.
Expect fresh-off-the-boat seafood, wood-fired flavours and a DJ spinning vinyl at Colt Dining in Mornington.