Heading to the Firelight Festival? Then check out our hot tips for where to get a good feed before, during or after.
The Harry Potter play is just the beginning. From Shakespeare and ballet to musicals and circus, there are so many ways to fire up your imagination.
Stuck in a foodie rut? Shake things up and check out the latest restaurant, cafe and food-shop openings in the city, plus some hot new bars.
From a secret pinball parlour behind a bookshelf to an underground cheese cellar, here’s our latest batch of favourite hidey-holes.
If a hearty pub meal is in order, here’s where to go for unpretentious and substantial dishes.
Celebrate the pioneers of classy drinking in the very bars where the revolution happened.
From an ice slide and ice bar to see-through igloos and Christmas in July, this city loves to party when it’s cold.
Head to one of these watering holes in Melbourne where crackling fires await.
To cheese or not to cheese. That is never the question.
Check out our favourite spots for banh mi in the CBD, plus Carlton’s crunchy, zingy all-day breakfast surprise.
Grab a hand-warming coffee (or mulled wine!) and stroll through the city’s distinctive markets, from daytime design fairs to after-dark fun fests.
Looking for something to please the whole family over the winter school holidays? Kids big and small will love these cold-weather activities.
Stroll this narrow alleyway on Chinatown’s fringe to discover its treasures, from Asian eateries to cool bars and street art.
Roam through Chinatown for all the things to eat, quirky arcades to explore, arts and culture and hidden bars.