The loss of city office workers and visitors is taking its toll on Melbourne cafes and restaurants, with some high-profile venues closing.
You think Sydney has been besieged with restaurant openings? The pace does not look set to slow into 2022.
A whole host of new venues are heading our way. Here are the openings to add to your planner.
Veteran restaurateur Maurice Terzini and a trio of Melbourne hospo pros are heading north this summer for two openings.
Ploos, meaning 'a voyage', will bring South Aegean food to a historic harbourside address.
Shalem Raj's ghee has Indian expats driving hours just to get their hands on some of the clarified butter.
Using the Gippsland farm-to-plate blueprint from Farmer's Daughters, the Peruvian chef is expanding his focus.
Lockdown savings spell extravagant Christmas lunches headlined by pavs, prawns, soft cheeses and, in some cases, lamb on the spit.
With a minimalist look and a menu featuring top-quality produce, Serai will cast Filipino cuisine in a new light for many Melbourne diners.
Melbourne households are planning big family gatherings and bigger spreads this Christmas, with prawns, pavs and pudding on the menu.