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Palermo Brings Argentinian Fire to Little Bourke St

Palermo is a new Argentinian inspired restaurant full of menu hits, from the same team behind San Telmo and Pastuso, with a focus on Parrilla charcoal-grilled cuisine. Having been highly impressed by these restaurants we attended the launch of Palermo (named after a precinct in Beunos Aires (a place we have visited). 

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Best Lamb Dishes in Melbourne

What are the best lamb dishes in Melbourne? We could feature a large number of restaurants in this article who offer top notch lamb dishes, but we have elected for some of our favourites. Whether its casual lamb dishes such as a "souva", or exquisite lamb shoulder (also popular in Melbourne) dishes, Melbourne loves its lamb.

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Best Schnitzels in Melbourne

Where are Melbourne's best schnitzels? What do you look for in a schnitzel? We look for schnitzels that have an appealing shape, decent crust on the outside, tender chicken inside (stays juicy not dry) and cooked evenly, quality cut of chicken breast, not too oily with oil drained, and how it is served (quality sides) and visual attraction and plating.

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Experiencing Gazi Gone Wild New Menu Items

Gazi restaurant on Flinders St has launched some new playful and delicious menu items called Gazi Gone Wild. Along with other media The World Loves Melbourne enjoyed Christmas Cocktails then a selection of the new delicious Greek inspired dishes with a twist.

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Chef Daniel Wilson Pairs With Grub Food Van

Daniel Wilson, the chef (one of our favourites) and author behind the restaurant Huxtable and co-founder of the Huxtaburger franchise, is collaborating on the summer menu at Fitzroy’s Grub Food Van. Grub is reopening the van and extending their trading hours, so there’ll be cocktails, wines and Daniel Wilson’s menu served in Fitzroy’s favourite front yard.

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Cutler & Co Long Lunch for National Agriculture Day

A long lunch at Cutler & Co is an appealing invite. As one of Melbourne's iconic restaurants it has been recently renovated and The World Loves Melbourne was keen to experience the new Cutler & Co of 2017. The occasion was also appealing - the first National Agriculture Day. Not only was this a celebration of the best of Australian produce with producers present, but also for us to hear about things like "future farming."

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Cecconi's Restaurant Oaks Day Gentleman's Brunch

Cecconi's the iconic Italian restaurant in Flinders Lane recently hosted a Gentleman's Oak Day Brunch. While Oaks Day is known as ladies day, it was great that Kate & Co with Cecconi's put on a brunch for the gentleman. Here we were able to enjoy choice cocktails, a scrumptious breakfast and gain some racing tips for the big day.

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Review of Optimum Induction PressureCook Pro

Pressure Cookers are the cooking way of the future and The World Loves Melbourne was supplied with an Optimum Induction PressureCook Pro to review. We are a busy family with limited time when it comes to cooking. The Optimum PressureCook Pro is brilliant in cutting down the cooking time. For example, a 1.5kg roast cooked in 30 minutes was amazing, where you would normally expect say 90 minutes.

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Donovan Cooke Joyous Dining at Ryne Restaurant in Fitzroy North

Iconic chef Donovan Cooke has brought his culinary prowess to his new French restaurant Ryne in Fitzroy North. We've followed his career from the Est Est Est days and history in London with Marco Pierre-White et al, and we are excited about this new offering where Donovan can fully express his vast skill and passion. The World Loves Melbourne was invited to dine at Ryne and experience the menu. Ryne means "a course continually moving onwards" and we recognise Donovan's amazing culinary journey and his latest adventure.

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Fabulous New Dishes & Wines at Merricks Creek Winery

Merricks Creek Winery located on the picturesque Mornington Peninsula has released a new selection of fabulous dishes to complement the popular offerings already a hit (such as the Swiss Raclette grilled cheese) on its share plates menu. Not only that but it has added a selection of funky wines to its standout Merricks Creek Pinot Noir and Estate Chardonnay.

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Raising Funds for Syrian Children Education at CH James

With a target of $15,000 and looking to fund education of 100 Syrian children for a year, CH James hosted the Collateral Repair Project charity event. Would they meet their challenging target? The World Loves Melbourne attended the event and was moved by the speeches by refugees and the inspiration of the event.

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Annam Heralds Modern Vietnamese Cuisine With Many Hits

Annam, the new restaurant in Little Bourke St from Jerry Mai is a revelation, taking Vietnamese cuisine to the next level with clean food and big flavours. No MSG in sight, the elevated flavours are a result of Jerry Mai genius. The World Loves Melbourne enjoyed a banquet style dinner and found this to be joyous dining with the dishes a procession of chart topping hits. Annam is now open for lunch as well as dinner!

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Night Noodle Markets 2017 Thrills Again at Birrarung Marr

The World Loves Melbourne is a big fan of the Night Noodle Markets, an iconic event which attracts thousands of Melbourne noodle and street food lovers to the fabulous Birrarung Marr each year. We were invited to the launch in the Pimm's Garden, a highlight of the festival. The ability to access some of the top Asian street food in Melbourne at one location at reasonable prices, then enjoy dining in the magical atmosphere that is the Night Noodle Markets is a joy!

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Cecconi's Flinders Lane An Italian Restaurant Triumph

Cecconi's is an icon of Melbourne dining and continues to evolve and thrill after decades. Like a fine wine it matures and displays nuances over time; never staying still. The World Loves Melbourne was invited to experience dinner at Cecconi's and we were once again highly impressed. Having dined here several times before, we knew it would be an excellent night, but each experience is different. Kudos to the team and chef Maurice Esposito who "nailed" the rustic Italian dishes and our selection was full of crowd pleasers.

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Celebrating South Australia Dinner at Jamie's Italian Restaurant Adelaide

Celebrating South Australia! That's something we love to do! Love it all we say - Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and other cities! Adelaide has a unique classic charm with its stunning architecture, well planned streets and gardens - and also of note is its spectacular producers and fine dining restaurants! Jamie's Italian is a top notch restaurant in the heart of Adelaide, made famous by Jamie Oliver of course.

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Lucy Liu Kitchen and Bar A Restaurant That Still Dazzles

Lucy Liu is a restaurant that continues to go from strength to strength, surely attaining Melbourne restaurant iconic status. The World Loves Melbourne was invited to sample the menu and imbibe the Lucy Liu savvy street food experience. Greeted on arrival we were seated towards the front of the room where one can check out the dining scene buzz, as well as some bar action. This was out third experience at Lucy Liu and it was an absolute pleasure.

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4Fingers Free Wings Giveaway!

Free crispy chicken wings alert! 4FINGERS is giving away FREE WINGS from 4-6pm at their Melbourne CBD store (189-191 Bourke Street) on Tuesday October 31st!

Each person will receive 6 pieces of wings with soy garlic or spicy sauce! How good is that - The World Loves Melbourne considers this to be extremely generous! 

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Exceptional Dining at Saxe Restaurant in Queen St

Saxe Restaurant, the new restaurant by Joe Grbac, is a superb embodiment of all that is fine in fine dining. Greeted on arrival, taken for a drink at the sharp new bar, then escorted upstairs to a corner table by the window where we enjoyed several hours of conviviality. Dishes were chic and downright delicious, clearly featuring high quality ingredients. Local produce gets a guernsey and the theme is modern Australian cuisine.

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Epic Pep Events Spring Seafood Spectacular at Taxi Kitchen

The World Loves Melbourne is still on a high after the most recent Pep Event, the Spring Seafood Spectacular at Taxi KitchenPep Events, creators of imaginative and personalised experiences in some of Melbourne’s best dining rooms, eateries and bars, hit another pinnacle with their Spring event a Spring Seafood Spectacular in conjunction with Taxi Kitchen and Fishtales. The event brought together Pep Events founder and host, noted journalist and food writer, Hilary McNevin, with Transport complex General Manager and Executive Chef, Tony Twitchett, and founder and owner of Fishtales, John Susman. A match made in heaven.

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Miznon Israeli Street Food Delights in Hardware Lane

Miznon is a bright shining new star on the Melbourne culinary scene dedicated to Israeli street food, and is a revelation. Coming to Melbourne as a highly acclaimed restaurant after huge success overseas, this delight has hit the ground running. People of Melbourne are not just passionate foodies but they are looking for the "experience" - including culture and vibe. Miznon delivers on all fronts. The World Loves Melbourne was invited to sample some of the menu and experience Miznon first hand.

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Register for The Grub Take 5 Competition 2017

The Grub Take 5 competition is back for a second year at Fitzroy’s Grub Food Van. Pick up your camera, get your keyboard at the ready and RSVP to enter this competition that launches Grub’s summer menu and gives space and creativity to budding photographers and writers. Prizes are great and competition is keen.

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