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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


Melbourne Recital Centre for Moon Under Water

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Melbourne Recital Centre was the place to be with The World Loves Melbourne part of a packed Salon for Moon Under Water featuring pianist/composers Andrew Hagger and Elodie Sablier. Their performance was part of Mood Indigo: Jazz at Melbourne Recital Centre.


Moon Under Water explores the perfect, imaginary place for friends and family to gather. Named after George Orwell's 1946 essay, Andrew Hagger's debut piano solo album is being hailed for its incredible atmosphere of soulful tone with first-class musicianship.

The 2013 ABC Music labelled album achieved ARIA Top Ten status for Classical Crossover music, and includes the musicianship of Oscar-nominated David Hirschfelder, Elodie Sablier, Chong Lim and Tommy Emmanuel.

Pursuing a business executive life after leaving university, it is only recently that Andrew began performing nationally. From 2006-2011 he was a Director on the Melbourne International Jazz Festival Board. In 2010 Andrew co-produced the ABC Music album Hope: Songs of Faith and Inspiration which was one of the ARIA Top Ten Albums across all genres for Australian works, and which included his co-written compositions such as Isn't It Amazing, performed by Olivia Newton-John.

Andrew Hagger's souldful tones were again on display, as he took us on a journey on the Steinway that was transparent and uplifting.

elodie sablier 

Sitting beautifully between French Romanticism and a more modern Australian attitude. Vertigo is Elodie Sablier's recently released solo album featuring her original compositions. Exploring the frontiers of classical, her album sits alongside the likes of Philip Glass and Michael Nyman in its minimalism, repetition and looping.


Elodie had us captivated and enthralled. Neither too overly dramatic nor too languid, Vertigo treads the middle-ground of an engaging, pensive tastefulness that spins a gentle, hypnotic web of sure-footed musical discipline.

Elodie Sablier's music has recently formed the soundtracks to Vogue magazine Australia's 'Cate Blanchett 2014' project video, Samantha Rebillet's film The Last Goodbye and Jasmin Kozowy's documentary on Afghanistan, Generation A.


The crowd imbibed the high class musicianship and were generous in their applause. The Salon is a majestic venue to enjoy music with stunning accoustics and the ability to grab a cheese or dip platter and wine.

moon under water song list

Check out the artists and compositions on the compelling Moon Under Water...

 elodie sablier vertigo

Vertigo by Elodie Sablier is a triumph and we are glad Elodie has been residing in Sydney and playing Australian venues.

This was a night of inspiration and excellent musicianship, with the many hoping for another concert to back up this sold out event.

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