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Healthy Style Brunch Dishes Delight at CH James

Healthy Style Brunch Dishes Delight at CH James

Healthy dishes are a hit at CH James cafe in Fairfield. We've noticed that on Melbourne cafe menus there are many more options for healthier style brunch dishes reflecting the demand by customers. Gone are the days of the huge fry up. CH James offers the equivalent of the big breakfast but it's not a greasy fry up. For those health conscious customers CH James is the place to be.

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Ines Wine Bar A Euro Hit in Windsor

Ines Wine Bar A Euro Hit in Windsor

Ines Wine Bar has announced itself on Chapel St Windsor with an epic launch, and is a delightful acquisition for the Windsor precinct. A chic bar with Italian influences is just what the area needs.

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New Dishes A Hit at CH James

New Dishes A Hit at CH James

New dishes at CH James are top notch, restaurant quality food in a cafe we believe. When looking at different cafes it's often the little touches that sets them apart. CH James doesn't compromise on premium ingredients and each dish gives the customer more than what they might expect. 

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Visit the pop up party this Saturday at Highpoint’s IN: TRANSIT precinct

Visit the pop up party this Saturday at Highpoint’s IN: TRANSIT precinct

Visit Highpoint Shopping Centre in Maribyrnong this Saturday for a free massive pop up party extravaganza! Highpoint will be offering awesome freebies celebrating the launch of 3 hot new stores located in IN:TRANSIT - The Jerk, Legacy Barbers & Essential Pieces and The Sneaker Laundry. Get along and join the festivities (Highpoint level 3 outside Degani) from 11-4pm!

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BentSpoke Beer at the European for Good Beer Week

BentSpoke Beer at the European for Good Beer Week

An epic event for Good Beer Week was the degustation featuring BentSpoke Brewing Co (from Canberra) and The European restaurant! Held at a quintessentially Melbourne location, the private Team Room at iconic The European restaurant in Spring St Melbourne, this was a night to remember! BentSpoke Brewing,  one of Australia's highly awarded craft brewers, was a perfect match for a Melbourne food and wine dining institution. Comments were made about "if these walls could speak they would mainly tell wine stories" but now "we are bringing the beer stories". And so they did!

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Good Food Month Announces 2018 Program

Good Food Month Announces 2018 Program

Good Food Month presented by Citi returns to Melbourne in June with ten incredible featured events including an inspiring master-class, chef collaborations and flavour-packed parties. This year, the talent-filled, good-times-packed programme draws on the inspiration that fuels this great city, inviting food-lovers to re-imagine Melbourne’s buzzing dining scene over 30 delectable days. Tickets are on sale now from  www.goodfoodmonth.com.

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Best Day Trips from Melbourne

Best Day Trips from Melbourne

We have unlocked the best day trips from Melbourne. Melbourne offers an embarrassment of riches in terms of arts and culture, food, music and lifestyle. But also it boasts a fine array of destinations not far from the CBD. Here are some of the best:

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Launch of Miss Ping's Thai Eatery

Launch of Miss Ping's Thai Eatery

Miss Ping's Thai Eatery is an exciting new addition to the food scene in Westfield Doncaster, with a sense of playfulness and fine food. The World Loves Melbourne attended the colourful launch and experienced some of the dishes of Miss Ping's. With attitude set to spice up Doncaster, this enticing venture has been created by hospitality veteran and Thailander owner, Winnie Chiang.

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The Spice Pantry A New Indian Gem in Prahran

The Spice Pantry A New Indian Gem in Prahran

The Spice Pantry in Prahran is surely amongst the best Indian food in Melbourne. A big "call" but we are amazed by this new restaurant in the burbs. In true Melbourne style this is a small restaurant you may drive past on Commercial Rd Prahran. But stop and take the time to experience some first class (mainly) North Indian food.

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Impressive Tom's Thai in Seabrook

Impressive Tom's Thai in Seabrook

Tom's Thai is a shining light in the Seabrook/Point Cook area with it's impressive Thai dishes. Named after it's owner, Tom's Thai has a selection of signature dishes experienced by The World Loves Melbourne. We highly recommend this local hero restaurant for your Thai food fix.

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Rude Boy Burger in Brunswick West

Rude Boy Burger in Brunswick West

Rude Boy Burger is a vibrant and top notch burger joint couched in the burbs in Brunswick West, owned by wife and husband team Karen Ascui-Rodriguez and Franco Caruso, (also a history with cafe Lolo & Wren next door). We've visited many burger joints over the years but some stand out for their innovation and ability to understand the scene and give burger lovers what they want. Rude Boy Burger is not driven by some formula but is a hands on burger house with burgers made with love, constantly evolving and the owners exploring new tastes and combinations. The World Loves Melbourne was invited along to experience the burgers, shakes, fries and joy of Rude Boy Burger.

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Good Beer Week 2018 Set To Be Massive

Good Beer Week 2018 Set To Be Massive

Good Beer Week launches from 11-20 May so it's time to get on board! Not just for foodies and beer connoisseurs, Good Beer Week has ensured there’s action aplenty with their Good Times stream. Marrying local and international brewers with live music and activities, these fun-loving events are perfect for a night out with your mates. This is one of the highlights of the year for The World Loves Melbourne.

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The World Loves Melbourne Music

 

It must have been 2002.  I don’t know for sure but I know it was around that time.  I know because I can’t find anything about it on Google and because my smartphone wasn’t invented yet to take photographic evidence.  It was February, THAT I remember, actually it was my best friends Birthday.  But instead of spending it with him like all of his other friends I chose to go and see his favourite band… without him… P.O.D.

I must have been 18 or 19 and whilst I’d already been to what seemed like hundreds of other shows by that time this one was different.  I did all the things you do at that age; I lined up early, I got front row with my chest pressed hard against the crowd barrier, I grabbed the mic as the singer leant into the crowd and gave it my best shot singing along with him… It was sweaty, smelly and uncomfortable and yet for some reason, that night at the Corner Hotel, I knew that this is exactly where I wanted to be for the rest of my life.

Cool story Adam, how the hell do I get that 5 minutes back?!  Well, you don’t.  That’s the bad news.  The good news is that I am now officially writing for The World Loves Melbourne and it is my job to cover all things Melbourne music.

Coming here you’ll see interviews with bands, reviews of anything from film clips to live performances, song premieres and news of upcoming tours. So long as they are based in Melbourne, from Melbourne or touring Melbourne then we’d love to be writing about them.

So what makes me the right guy for the job?! That’s a good question, and thank you for asking.  Firstly, and most obviously, I live in Melbourne.  I think that’s fairly important when establishing one’s credentials for writing articles on a blog like this.  Secondly, I love music. Almost all forms of it. There are obviously genre’s that I personally appreciate more than others, but I like to think I can remove myself enough as to present to you fair and unbiased articles on any style of music. I guess time will tell...

 

Less importantly (and I honestly mean that) is that music is my way of life.  I am actually musically illiterate, but have had some success running my own touring and management company over the last few years.  I’m not just writing these articles because I ‘like’ music I’m writing them because I love it.  I have risked my entire wellbeing on promoting it, on building it, on developing it and on experiencing it.

To put it frankly, I am stoked to be writing for you.  I hope that over time you forgive me for my bad humour, my obsession with stories and my terrible photography skills. But most importantly, together, this place can become an arena where we can all enjoy the music together.

@theadamkelly.

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