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A star-studded night of stand-up to raise both spirits and bushfire relief funds.
The Art Gallery of NSW's summer exhibition will showcase the works of two monumental Japanese artists: Takashi Murakami and Katsushika Hokusai.
Walk through a field of continuous rainfall without getting wet at this immersive installation in St Kilda.
You don't need a golden ticket to enjoy this 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'-themed dessert and cocktail bar.
Salute the sun first thing on a Tuesday morning.
Make a trip to Geelong and catch a film under the stars — beer in hand.
Spend a balmy night browsing stalls with a beer and vegan gelato.
Spend four evenings listening to free live music and downing sangria at Dandenong's new night market.
Stare up at the full-dome screen with a drink in your hand.
Summer is officially here with the return of Melbourne Zoo's gig program.
The godfather of 90s dance music returns.
Check out the gallery's Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition after hours — with the added bonus of live music, performances and G&Ts.
Watch Stanley Kubrick's sci-fi masterpiece complete with a live orchestra.
This basement cocktail haunt is welcoming the Year of The Rat with drink specials, a lion dance and live R&B
Ring in the Chinese New Year with workshops, gallery tours, music and dumplings.
The Ascot Lot is dedicating a day to two Aussie boxed favourites: chicken nuggets and goon.
Stock up on lembas bread to make it through all three films, back to back, on the big screen.
El Camino Cantina is doing two hours of endless tacos every Sunday in January.
288 Smith Street, Collingwood
You'll find sourdough baguettes, chocolate-halva brownies and egg and cheese muffins at the Bar Liberty Team's Collingwood bakery.
Jiyu Thai Hotpot
208 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne
A lush two-storey hot pot joint serving up Thai-style soups.
304 Smith Street, Collingwood
The neighbourhood deli turned up a notch.
6 Railway Parade, Murrumbeena
This Murrumbeena warehouse is now a cafe serving brunch pavlova and crackling-stuffed roast chicken rolls.
6 Russell Place, Melbourne
A CBD Italian diner with a laneway terrace, house-made pasta and many spritzes.
Pepe's Italian & Liquor
275 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
You'll find cheesy bowls of gnocchi, meatball pizza and giant sundaes at this 1930s New York-Inspired Italo-American joint on Exhibition Street.
132 Keys Road, Cheltenham
Stop by this solar-powered cafe for vegan treats, peanut butter bagels, bottles of house-made hot sauce and (soon) after-work cocktails on Fridays.
202 Commercial Road, Prahran
A casual Israeli restaurant in Prahran with nothing on the menu over $20.
Leo's by the Slice
363 Chapel Street, South Yarra
This nostalgia-heavy South Yarra restaurant is serving New York-style pizza by the slice.
76-78 Bridge Road, Richmond
A friendly neighbourhood osteria with buckwheat gnocchi, non-alcoholic pét-nat and a next-level tiramisu.
Common Ground Project
675 Anglesea Road, Freshwater Creek
A community farm and cafe in Geelong run by the team behind Top Paddock and Higher Ground.
St Collins Lane, Level Two, 260 Collins Street, Melbourne CBD
Melbourne's tonkotsu ramen experts have opened an outpost inside St Collins Lane.
Ether Coffee + Kitchen
7 51 Military Road, Avondale Heights
Avondale Heights' lush cafe with a dangerously yolky breakfast burger.
3/178 Bourke Street, Melbourne
This CBD spot combines budget eats — including $9.90 lunchtime pho — with sophisticated surrounds.
16/45 Collins Street, Melbourne
The beloved Brunswick East spot has reopened in the CBD — now with gin-spiked chips, bowls of gnocchi and a cake trolley.
El Camino Cantina
222 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy
Fitzroy's colourful Tex-Mex joint with giant cocktails from the Rockpool Dining Group.
Maker & Monger
Shop 98, Prahran Market, 163 Commercial Road, South Yarra
This cheesy haven inside Prahran Market is part-shop, part-cafe — and all cheese.
297 Barkly Street, Footscray
This nostalgia-heavy in Footscray pie shop serves up with Milos, vanilla slice and lasagne-filled pies.
300 Smith Street, Collingwood
Chef Scott Pickett's Collingwood pasta bar with spanner crab lasagne, squid ink linguine and a 120-strong wine list.
850 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill
You'll find beer ramen, 'smashed avo' mousse and salmon-stuffed matcha cones at this Box Hill eatery.