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News You Can Use: Eight Things That Happened in Melbourne This Week

Here's what caught our attention over the last seven days.
By Sarah Ward
July 01, 2022
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  • Food & Drink

    Osteria Renata Is Prahran's Warm New Neighbourhood Italian Spot with a Dedicated Pasta Lab

    An imaginative, Nonna-worthy food offering from the Park Street team.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Melbourne Writers Festival Has Unveiled Its First Big International Guests for 2022

    'Parks and Recreation' star Jenny Slate, 'Succession' standout Brian Cox and 'Exit West' author Mohsin Hamid are all coming to MWF this spring.

  • Food & Drink

    Lune Croissanterie Is Whipping Up Iced Vovo Cruffins and Tiramisu Pastries — But Only in July

    OTT dessert alert: these specials will only be available throughout July.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Qantas Is Now Flying Direct From Australia to Rome So You Can Make the Most of Europe's Summer

    Perfect for ditching Australia's winter, these new Perth–Rome direct flights are running three times a week.

  • Food & Drink

    Yakikami Is South Yarra's New Japanese Barbecue Fine Diner With an Intimate Chef's Table Offering

    A head chef with Michelin cred, a dedicated yakitori station and menus featuring some of the world's most covetable beef.

  • Design & Style

    KFC's New Range of Ugly Christmas Sweaters Features a Pet Version So You Can Match With Buddy

    Some cheesy festive fun for the whole fam — including the four-legged ones.

  • Travel & Leisure

    You'll Be Able to Slumber in the Sky in Air New Zealand's Lie-Flat Economy Sleeping Pods From 2024 

    The game-changing bunk bed-style economy skynest will feature on the airline's new Dreamliners, and will boast room for six sleepers.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Just In: South by South West Is Coming to Sydney Next Year for Its First Festival Outside the US

    The renowned tech, music, film and cultural festival is heading Down Under for an eight-day activation.

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