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Shanklin Cafe Impresses in Hawthorn

Shanklin Cafe Impresses in Hawthorn

Shanklin Cafe is an impressive destination for those who love extra finesse with their brunch and a stylish vibe. Grab a park and walk into a converted 19th century terrace property with a charming frontage featuring large tables for groups. Inside discover a  industrial look, with awesome vibe and classy fit out.

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Melbourne Italian Wine and Food Festival

Melbourne Italian Wine and Food Festival

The Melbourne Italian Wine & Food Festival is back in 2018 for it’s third consecutive year! Melbourne’s top Italian chefs are turning out in force to make it a day to remember, with much-loved locals Joe Vargetto (Mister Bianco + Massi Restaurant), Francesco Rota (Trattoria Emilia), James Kummrow (Fatto), Dusty Treweek (Bottega), Jesse MacFadden (Massi Restaurant), Johnny di Francesco (400 Gradi) and Luca Ciano leading the charge.

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Epic Finding Fire Dinner with Lennox Hastie

Epic Finding Fire Dinner with Lennox Hastie

Finding Fire Dinner with Sydney chef Lennox Hastie was an epic event with many culinary highlights and a masterful recovery from drama. From his acclaimed restaurant in the backstreets of Sydney's Surry Hills,  Firedoor chef Lennox Hastie headed to South Yarra to bring a firestorm.

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Standout Dining Experience at Dans Le Noir

Standout Dining Experience at Dans Le Noir

Dans Le Noir is a unique and compelling dining experience that has taken the world by storm, and now available in Melbourne at The Como Melbourne each Thursday to Saturday from 6:30pm. The World Loves Melbourne was invited to a dinner session and we found the experience to be highly rewarding and slightly confronting.

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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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GASTRONOMIQUE Chefs Unite for Vulnerable Children

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Victoria’s finest chefs are sharpening their knives for the annual Gastronomique gala food and wine charity night for Anglicare Victoria. 20 of the State’s top chefs are uniting to cook for 500 guests to help raise funds for vulnerable children.

The World Loves Melbourne is invited again this year and highly recommends Gastronomique as one of THE BEST charity events on the calendar. Last year was simply stunning as a rich night of food, entertainment and impact and influence in helping children.

Among the chefs who are donating their time, produce and expertise are Adam D’Sylva from Coda and Tonka, Dusty Treweek from Bottega, Daniel Kranjcic from Cecconi’s Flinders Lane, Ashly Hicks from Circa, Scott Pickett from Estelle, Matt Dempsey from Gladioli, Perry Schagen from The Graham, Daniel Wilson from Huxtable, Zac Cribbes from Lucy Lui, Sonia Anthony from Masons of Bendigo, Stuart Munro from Merricote, Peter Roddy from Noir, Anthony Hammel from Pei Modern, Oliver Gould from Stokehouse City, Stuart Bell from Ten Minutes by Tractor, Andy Harmer from The Point, Ben Piggot from Supernormal, Brad Simpson from The Smith, Tony Twitchett from Taxi Kitchen and Nicky Riemer from Union Dining.

Paul McDonald, CEO Anglicare Victoria said: “If you love food, wine and want to support the state’s most disadvantaged and vulnerable children then don’t miss Gastronomique. It is a magnificent three course culinary journey”. Now in its 12th year, Gastronomique includes signature dishes, fine wine and entertainment. 

Gastronomique Date: Wednesday 25 November 2015 Time: 6:30pm – 11.45pm

Venue: Peninsula, Central Pier, 161 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands, Melbourne

Cost: $300 (including a $150 donation for which a tax receipt will be issued)

Public enquiries: www.gastronomique.org.au Phone: (03) 9412 6157

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About Anglicare Victoria

Anglicare Victoria is Victoria’s largest foster care provider, currently housing over 400 children per night. The placements and support services give stability and a sense of hope to children unable to live with their natural families. Last year we helped 5,500 families, enabling them to achieve many of their personal goals, including parents learning new skills and developing positive relationships with their children. With over 100 programs delivered to the community through 32 locations, Anglicare Victoria aims to resource and empower children, young people and families to achieve their full potential.

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