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  • 23 Best Foodie Experiences 2016

    The World Loves Melbourne had some amazing foodie experiences in 2016 and here are our top 23 foodie experiences (not in order). We also enjoyed many top notch events and launches and several amazing corporate box experiences in both Melbourne and Sydney.

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  • Lulu Cafe and Gallery

    LULU Cafe and Gallery is a shining European style haven in North Melbourne for foodies and art lovers alike. This is surely one of the hidden gems of Melbourne. The World Loves Melbourne was invited to LULU Cafe and Gallery to sample the menu (including breakfast/lunch all day menu as well as the dinner menu) and was highly impressed.

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  • Hopscotch New Urban Beer Bar

    Cue Southbank’s latest resident, HOPSCOTCH. Found on the riverside promenade overlooking the city, Melbourne’s new Urban Beer Bar is more like your dream backyard, complete with 30 flavours of beer on tap. The World Loves Melbourne was invited along to the launch Head Chef, Adam Baughan’s menu is next level street food with worldly flavours that certainly pack a punch – Baughan recommends the Beer Can Chicken (winner winner chicken dinner), The Reuben and Bearded Beef Lover brewer board.

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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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Visit to Merricks Creek

Visit to Merricks Creek

Magical Winery
Fancy Hanks Centre Stage

Fancy Hanks Centre Stage

Bringing it to Bourke St
Daylesford Trip

Daylesford Trip

Perfect road trip
Best Cheap Eats

Best Cheap Eats

Best Cheap Eats Melbourne

Gallery

The Widgetkit Gallery provides a smart and automated way to publish images on your website. You only need to select the image folders and the whole gallery is generated automatically.

Features

  • Comes with image wall, slider and slideshow styles
  • Folder based image selection
  • Support for multiple image folders
  • Automatic thumbnail creation
  • Support for image captions and custom links
  • Uses the Widgetkit Spotlight and Lightbox
  • Built with HTML5, CSS3, PHP 5.2+, and the latest jQuery version
  • Works with Joomla 1.5, 1.6, WordPress and Stand-alone

Showcase Box Example

This is an image showcase with eye-catching transition effects and a thumbnail navigation.

Image Wall Example

This is an image wall with zoom effect, no margins and squared corners using the lightbox.

A Weekend Getaway Guide to Bendigo

A Weekend Getaway Guide to Bendigo

Bendigo is one of the fabulous getaway options for Melbournians. Once a gold rush city there's another "gold rush" of sorts going on now with the city attracting the discering with its food and culture attractions. We had such an amazing weekend here that we just wanted to share it.

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Higher Ground Cafe - Keep on Believing

Higher Ground Cafe - Keep on Believing

Stevie Wonder had the soul/funk going with his 70s hit Higher Ground, and Higher ground cafe in the Melbourne CBD also has plenty of soul. Like Stevie, Higher Ground Cafe has hit their groove with a winning combination of attractive food with finesse, excellent service and a large warehouse converted structure that is breathtaking. Yes this cafe, recently awarded best in Melbourne by Good Food is next level. 

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Polaroid Example

This is an image wall with scattered polaroid pictures using the lightbox.

Slider Example 1

This is an image slider where the image centers automatically during the effect. It also features a spotlight caption and the lightbox.

Slider Example 2

This is an image slider where the image stays left during the effect.

Slideshow Example

This is an image gallery using all the features from the slideshow widget.

Lulu Cafe and Gallery

Lulu Cafe and Gallery

Eclectic and unique in Melbourne

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Bossy Boots Cafe

Bossy Boots Cafe

Iconic cafe in Brighton

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Merricks Creek Winery

Merricks Creek Winery

New Cellar Door, Open Weekends

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The Foodrinkery

The Foodrinkery

Delightful cafe in Burwood

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CH James

CH James

Cafe, Courtyard, Functions in Fairfield

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Showcase Example

This is a simple image showcase mashing up all the features from the slideshow and slideset widget.

Spotlight Example

This is an image wall with some margins and rounded corners using the spotlight and lightbox.

A Weekend Getaway Guide to Bendigo

A Weekend Getaway Guide to Bendigo

Bendigo is one of the fabulous getaway options for Melbournians. Once a gold rush city there's another "gold rush" of sorts going on now with the city attracting the discering with its food and culture attractions. We had such an amazing weekend here that we just wanted to share it.

Read more


Higher Ground Cafe - Keep on Believing

Higher Ground Cafe - Keep on Believing

Stevie Wonder had the soul/funk going with his 70s hit Higher Ground, and Higher ground cafe in the Melbourne CBD also has plenty of soul. Like Stevie, Higher Ground Cafe has hit their groove with a winning combination of attractive food with finesse, excellent service and a large warehouse converted structure that is breathtaking. Yes this cafe, recently awarded best in Melbourne by Good Food is next level. 

Read more


South Melbourne Night Market Returns

South Melbourne Night Market Returns

One of the highlights of the culinary calendar is the south Melbourne Night Markets! South Melbourne Market will again be transformed into a magical night market on balmy Thursday evenings throughout summer – and this year will be bigger and better than ever before. From twilight on Thursday January 5, Melbourne’s oldest Market will buzz with a cultural feast of hawker-style food vans, market stalls and free entertainment and music, every Thursday for eight weeks until February 23, 2017. (Image above: South Melbourne Night Market Facebook).

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CIRCUS 1903 –The Golden Age of Circus

CIRCUS 1903 –The Golden Age of Circus

Step right up! For 10 days only until January 14! In a world premiere event, the producers of the biggest selling magic show in the world (The Illusionists) have teamed up with the award winning puppeteers of War Horse to present a thrilling turn of the century circus spectacular with all the thrill and daredevil entertainment one would expect from the circus, with an exciting new twist.

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23 Best Foodie Experiences of 2016

23 Best Foodie Experiences of 2016

The World Loves Melbourne had some amazing foodie experiences in 2016 and here are our top 23 foodie experiences (not in order). We also enjoyed many top notch events and launches and several amazing corporate box experiences in both Melbourne and Sydney.

Read more

How To Use

The Widgetkit Gallery comes with a user-friendly administration user interface which let's you create new galleries with just a few clicks. The integrated directory browser let's you easily add or remove source directories of your images. All galleries can be loaded anywhere in your theme using shortcodes or the universal Widgetkit Joomla module or WordPress widget.

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