The World Loves Melbourne loves a dark and deep red, and especially from the Heathcote region. De Bortoli, a favourite of ours, has just launched its WOODFIRED Heathcote Shiraz 2015 and its a stunner. Seriously good for washing down chargrilled ribeye De Bortoli Wines WOODFIRED is a dark and brooding Shiraz from Heathcote, Victoria’s home of big reds.
The World Loves Melbourne was invited to the celebratory launch of 400 Gradi in Eastland Ringwood. this is Johnny Di Francesco's fourth restaurant; proving that diners are loving his Italian offerings. This was a stunning evening with media and supporters of Johnny; with Johnny thanking all the people that have helped him make Gradi East happen.
The World Loves Melbourne was invited to the launch of the Fonterra Proud to be a Chef Program at Garden State Hotel in Flinders Lane. This is one of the great apprentice programs in the hospitality industry. And if you're a chef why not apply for the upcoming intake!
The World Loves Melbourne was invited to indulge in the glamour of 1890s Melbourne at Mrs D’Ebro’s High Tea at InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto. The tradition of High Tea began in the mid 1700s as an afternoon meal usually served between . Initially, it was a meal for the working man, taken standing up or sitting on tall stools, thus 'high'.
Bossy Boots Cafe in Brighton is a local icon, extremely well patronised and the home of amazing take home food. The World Loves Melbourne connected with other leading Melbourne bloggers for a brunch event to taste the new menu at Bossy Boots.
Mornington Racecourse is kicking off the Spring season with a bang. A new food and beverage ethos centering upon fresh, seasonal and local produce is an exciting step forward for the venue and for Mornington Peninsula producers.
The World Loves Melbourne was invited to check out the newly refurbished function room, as well as sample the best food and wine that the region has to offer at the Peninsula Gastronomy Event.
Even on a weeknight, Camberwell’s Burke Road is bustling with life. Right in the middle of the activity is a cafe and restaurant that is quickly becoming known as a local hot spot for its take on unique and modern Australian cuisine. With a name inspired by fond childhood memories, Juno and May offers classy yet comforting fare created by Head Chef and Owner, Henry Honner. The World Loves Melbourne was recently invited to sample some of their delicious dishes.
Winner of Time Out Melbourne’s Bar of the Year 2016, and Bar Team of the Year 2016, Eau De Vie Melbourne has definitely earned it’s mantle as a world class purveyor of libations. Recently launching it’s exciting new Spring Menu, The World Loves Melbourne was invited along to enjoy a bespoke experience of theatrics and mixology.
Located on the aptly named Malthouse Lane, Eau-de-Vie and its bartenders are dedicated to the craft of the cocktail, so you know you are in capable hands. As a world-class whisky & cocktail bar, with an accompanied focus on food to cocktail matching, it is EDV’s desire to constantly set the benchmark in drinks creation and ambiance
QV Melbourne is calling for entries from Melbourne artists to transform one of their laneways into a spectacular work of art. In a first for the precinct, QV is asking Melburnians to choose the winning artwork, from three finalist sketches.
Newly opened hotspot, The Alfred, home to iconic restaurants Fratelli Fresh and The Cut Steakhouse, will become the after dark venue of choice for Melbournians with top international DJs playing in a luxe, late-night environment into the early hours of the morning.
The World Loves Melbourne was invited to a soiree with Scott Pickett and his team for the relaunch of Estelle Bistro's recently renovated Private Dining Room on High Street Northcote.
The beautiful space, which can cater to groups of up to 52 (for sit down dining and more for cocktail events), is perfect for corporate events, birthdays and product launches.
The fusion of luxury and wellness is the best way to describe the latest addition to the fitness scene in the CBD. r.a.w. studios (which stands for ready & willing) is unlike your traditional gym, yoga or fitness studios but offers everything, at a premium level, with a focus on community and convenience.
The latest flavour, scent, sound and visual sensation has landed at Taxi Riverside in Federation Square. Project Botanicals is a collaboration between some of Melbourne and Sydney’s most creative innovators in their respective fields; fragrance specialist and creator Samantha Taylor (The Powder Room), Head Chef of Taxi Kitchen Tony Twitchett, Head Chef of Sydney’s Botanic Restaurant Matt Fletcher and DJ duo Yolanda Be Cool.
The World Loves Melbourne was invited to an exclusive media event to experience Hop Sing Bar & Food as a destination for football lovers going to the nearby MCG. This restaurant and bar on Spring St is ideally placed for a pre and post game drinks and food experience, and even for a sleepover in one of the attractive rooms.
When you combine authenticity, passion and amazing culinary skills together it’s a recipe for success in the form of the latest Thai restaurant to open in South Yarra, Rock Sugar.
Owners Sandra and Jose De Oliveira are no strangers to the hospitality industry. With more than 30 years’ experience and five past, and present, successful Melbourne restaurant including Bouzy Rouge in Richmond, The North Melbourne Hotel shows massive potential to follow suit from its predecessors. The World Loves Melbourne was invited along to a launch event at The North Melbourne Hotel.