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In celebration of the warmer weather and collaboration with Federation Square's program of outdoor summer activities, the CBD hub is welcoming food vendors to set up camp on their turf. Fed Square will be introducing different food trucks and carts on site each weekend from Friday to Sunday, and during special events from 11am to 8pm/9pm. This is a great opportunity for city dwellers to experience Melbourne's street food scene, so if you’ve got a food truck and are looking for somewhere to start selling your street food offering, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your company name, cuisine, menu, Streatrader registration certificate, insurance and vehicle specs, weight and dimensions (axle to axle).
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Where to spend the Melbourne Cup Carnival
The Melbourne Cup Carnival kicks off this spring, culminating with the Melbourne Cup Day on Tuesday November 1. Whether you're going to the races or having a flutter at your local pub, some of Melbourne's best pubs are getting in the spirit with pre and post-race events, Happy Hour deals, and guaranteed good times.
The party vibes are already strong on an average weekend in Fitzroy, and Fitzroy Social is adding to that with its sprawling, high-ceilinged bar space. Open seven days a week, Fitzroy Social really takes off on Bloody Mary Sundays, when Bloody Marys fly off the bar counter for $12 all day, from 11am to closing time. Choose from four varieties, including the Classic Bloody Mary, the Bloody Maria with Olmeca Altos tequila, the Spicy Sailor with house made spiced rum and a cinnamon sugar waffle, and Bloody Hell with bacon-infused vodka. Lock in Happy Hour in your calendar every day from 5-7pm and 8-10pm, and make Fitzroy Social your local summer bar, they'll be pouring frozen Margaritas and Frosés for $10 a pop to quench your thirst. The bar food menu caters for whatever mood you're in. Get in on the brunch burger and Bloody Mary deal all day on Sundays, and top it up with pizzas and chicken wings to share. Set menus are available for those special weekend dinners, and check out the vegan and gluten-free menus for those with dietary requirements. Brought to you by the team behind Asian Beer Café, Father's Office, The Shaw Davey Slum and The Bank on Collins, Fitzroy Social takes up the space left behind by the Little Creatures Dining Hall. The colourful space is adorned with artwork by renowned local artist David Bromley, whose work grace the venue's custom upholstery, wallpaper, and the statement mural running the length of the dining room. The icing on the cake is Bromley