Visit to Merricks Creek

Visit to Merricks Creek

Magical Winery
World Cup of Golf

World Cup of Golf

Food Trucks Galore
Fancy Hanks Centre Stage

Fancy Hanks Centre Stage

Bringing it to Bourke St
5 Things to Do on a Daylesford Road Trip

5 Things to Do on a Daylesford Road Trip

Perfect road trip
  • Launch of The Age Good Food Month

    This year’s program features more than 100 events, with some of the world’s most respected chefs and local talent bringing you a delicious choice of unforgettable dining experiences, including finger-licking hot chicken parties, banquet feasts and a sneak peek at one of Melbourne’s most highly anticipated bars. One of the best things to do in Melbourne is to embrace such a high quality food program (for a month) with so many bespoke exciting events.

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  • Australian Pork - Paddock to Plate Farm Visit

    The World Loves Melbourne's has always had a love affair with Australian Pork and we were privileged to visit Western Plains Pork farm in Mt Mercer, Western Victoria (150km from Melbourne) to see first hand the farm practices and conditions that lead to quality pork. Like many foodies, we are always on the search for the best produce.

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  • Chadstone Unveils Massive Expansion

    More than 60 new retail stores, two new dining precincts and a new state-of-the-art HOYTS cinema complex have opened this week, when the first and most significant phase of Chadstone’s $660 million development was officially unveiled to excited shoppers under its iconic Australian-first glass gridshell roof. The World Loves Melbourne was invited to the VIP launch.

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  • Best Craft Beer Places in Melbourne

    The World Loves Melbourne has some favourite craft beer bars and restaurants in Melbourne. sometimes you just need somewhere to meet with friends for a friendly "sesh" and some matching food.

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  • Best Pizza Restaurants in Melbourne

    Where is the best pizza in Melbourne? Wood fired pizzas, gourmet pizzas and Italian style are fashionable. We are evolving this article all the time but have our favourites.

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  • Best Burgers in Melbourne

    Best burgers in Melbourne, we have searched high and low for the best this city has to offer. The humble burger has risen in status to be a gourmet item of choice on menus across Melbourne. Culinary giants are making their own burger versions for customers. There seems to be a trend away from old school burgers to burgers that incorporate more gourmet and quality ingredients. The trend is away from the huge burger to something almost stylish and smaller - yet packs a punch.

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  • 20 More Top Dishes to Try in Melb

    What are the best dishes in Melbourne right now? We've been out and about sourcing the hottest and best dishes in Melbourne. Check out this list of 20 Must Try dishes in Melbourne.

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Food, Travel

Adelaide Getaway at Fabulous Ibis Adelaide

The World Loves Melbourne enjoyed a fabulous getaway in Adelaide with a stay in the ibis Adelaide a highlight. We know Adelaide well and have stayed in many of the hotels. What we enjoyed about the Ibis Adelaide was the modern hotel, it's location in the heart of the action (right near Rundle Mall and the laneways and arcades), friendly service, decent rooms, gym, and the buffet breakfast and restaurant.

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Miss Siam Thai A Cheerful Restaurant Near Southern Cross Station

Miss Siam Thai is a newly opened cafe inspired by street food in Thailand. Located on Collins Street near Southern Cross station, the venue has a modern feel with limited seating and tables. The World Loves Melbourne was invited along to sample the menu. This is an excellent option for city workers around lunch time or even for those wanting take away.

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Food

Colonial Brewing Co. Launches Core Range Craft Beers

Colonial Brewing Co launched their new core range of craft beers to an exclusive group of media and influencers, through a unique dining experience, held at their Port Melbourne brewery. The World Loves Melbourne was invited to this fabulous event; our second epic event with Colonial Brewing Co.

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Food, Sport

MELBOURNE’S FAMED FOOD TRUCKS OFFER INTERNATIONAL FLAVOUR AT WORLD CUP OF GOLF

All eyes will be on Melbourne as the world’s best golfers descend on Kingston Heath Golf Club for the World Cup of Golf, a two-man team event where players will compete for their country’s pride from 24-27 November 2016. 

The World Cup of Golf has being Melbournised, with some of the cities favourite food trucks rolling in to serve a mouth-watering array of different cuisines, mirroring the international flavour of the competition.

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Food

La Cucina Di Sandra Guest in Kitchen at Grand Richmond

La Cucina di Sandra teamed up with the fabulous chefs from Grand Richmond for Monday Italian Night at this haven of Italian cuisine. Sandra Del Greco has become a legend of Melbourne with her unique stunning cooking school in Richmond. Sandra has been popular with her authentic Italian cuisine at festivals, corporate events, fun nights with friends, with her range of Italian cooking classes, and with guest spots in kitchens such as Grand Richmond. The World Loves Melbourne was there to check out the action at Grand Richmond. By the way, a super fun night in Melbourne is to grab some friends and attend a cooking class at La Cucina Di Sandra! (We've been to a few epic nights there).

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Food, Lifestyle

Shoot the Chef Competition with Nikon

The World Loves Melbourne was invited along for a fabulous photography masterclass, Shoot the Chef, a food photography demonstration with Fairfax Media photographer Eddie Jim and executive head chef of Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, Ashley Palmer-Watts. We watched the magic unfold with a live action tether to the photographer's camera as Eddie launched out for his "shoots the chef" images - and he offered his tips to improve your own food photography.

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Food

Visit Fabulous Merricks Creek For A Day Trip To Mornington Peninsula

As the weather gets warmer, this is the perfect time to visit fabulous Merricks Creek Winery on the Mornington Peninsula. The World Loves Melbourne was part of a bus trip of top Melbourne (and Australian) bloggers who travelled to Merricks Creek one fine Saturday on a bus from the city. Only an hour from the city, Merricks Creek is the place to go for incredible Pinot Noir and Estate Chardonnay, great value share plates (we can't believe the prices) among the vines on the Mornington Peninsula.

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Food

Book Your End of Year Functions at Valensia in Fairfield

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CH James is a foodie destination perfect for your end of year function and festive event, with their standout function space. Their Function & Events Centre named Valensia at 86 Station St Fairfield is a popular space for any kind of event, unique in the northern suburbs of Melbourne. In fact Valensia is only about 10 minutes from the Melbourne CBD on the edge of the city, making it easily accessible. 

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Food

Mocha Jo's Burgers Hit the Spot in Glen Waverley

Mocha Jo's has always been an iconic cafe in Kingsway Glen Waverley. But in recent times they've opened up their burger bar offering down the side of the cafe. This is a cool little spot, pleasant to grab a meal and sit around enjoying the atmosphere of Kingsway. We were invited to check out the burger offerings at Mocha Jo's.

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Lord of the Fries: Appetites and Ethics

Lord of the Fries is in the business of caring for our appetites and the planet. Their ethical approach was the focus of a recent gathering at Lord of the Fries on Chapel Street, Windsor. The World Loves Melbourne was invited to come along, taste some meat-free menu items, indulge in famous fries and hear from those on the inside of thriving ethical businesses.  

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Fried Chicken Bliss with Clucked restaurant in St Kilda

Clucked is a new fried-chicken, warm your soul kind of place in Carlisle St  in St Kilda - family owned and run, recreating beautiful fried chicken breast using a secret recipe that has been passed down through generations of the family. The World Loves Melbourne was highly impressed with Clucked as a foodie haven at affordable prices, and on trend in terms of delicious healthier eating. Felix and Claire the owners have struck gold with this modern and engaging eatery. Fried chicken is a popular genre in Melbourne but the question is, should it all be a southern fried chicken style? No, not all chicken should have to be southern fried style.

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Fancy Hanks Takes BBQ Centre Stage on Bourke St

Fancy Hanks is a name of the lips of many when it comes to American BBQ in Melbourne. Come here for juicy pulled pork shoulder, beef brisket, cornbread, ribs and tangy mac and cheese. Meat is slow cooked, smoked and barbequed in the American tradition. The ribs are of note here with caramelised juicy meat you won't be able to resist.

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