After Work articles

Not just a night out

Not just a night out

The small team at Temple Brewing thought they were just going for a night out when they attended the Australian International Beer Awards in Docklands in May. Managing director Nick Pang said the expectation of being awarded was low, so when their “Anytime IPA” pale ale was announced as a gold medalist (out of 180

Torbreck wine dinner at Stokehouse

By Sarah Harrison A taste of the Barossa is hitting Melbourne on July 2 when Stokehouse City presents a sumptuous dinner paired with South Australia’s Torbreck wines. A generous menu of canapes and four courses, carefully crafted by head chef Ollie Gould, will be matched with Torbreck’s current releases including the iconic and highly anticipated

Winter Night Markets back and better than ever

I love this time of year as it brings with it the return of the Winter Night Market at Queen Victoria Market. With a quieter hum than its summer sister, it’s the perfect chance to rug up and embrace our local Victorian offerings from some of Melbourne’s best independent designers, artisans, performers and chefs. Feast

Bar-hopping just got serious

Sarah Harrison It’s a mandatory CBD activity to partake in the occasional bar hop, particularly if you have visitors in town. But if you’re not a regular (and even if you are) it can be hard to stay on top of where to go, how to find it, and what to drink, given our hidden

Drinks with a view

Aer Bar 120 Exhibition St Elevate yourself to a rooftop bar and lounge that has lifted the standards of substance and style. Asian Beer Cafe Melbourne Central The atmosphere is modern, but the furniture is in a worn Asian style, including the iron wood from an old cargo ship that was sunk by pirates off

Things to do after work

Beginner’s Salsa Book your spot, come and learn how to dance. No experience or partner required. 600 Little Collins St 6pm every Wednesday and Thursday For class bookings SMS 0400 933 285 Take a Selfie Take your photo with Wings – street artist Colette Miller new installation. 113-149 Exhibition St Until October 15, all

A bunch of headless chooks

By Alexis Beaumont Whether you’re enjoying it on the go or as a hunger-fix after a big night out, it seems there’s always an excuse to jump on board Melbourne’s latest food craze and indulge in a tasty piece of fried chicken. With restaurants and take-away stores popping up all over the city, Korean and

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