If you live in Melbourne and haven't visited Dandenong Market then you must. This is one of the great foodie destinations of Melbourne, with a unique personality and 150 nationalities under one roof. Each market in Melbourne has its strengths but there are many attributes of Dandenong Market you don't get anywhere else.
Best Breakfast Burgers in Melbourne - a serious culinary business. The humble breakfast burger has a prize place in the hearts of Melbourne foodies and we've searched for the best in Melbourne...
Red wine and steak are the perfect match. Everyone knows that. It was amazing to attend the Made for Steak event featuring Pepperjack Shiraz and Hopkins River Beef at South Press Winehouse in South Yarra. As steak and shiraz aficionados, David and Ted from The World Loves Melbourne were delighted to attend this premium event with select media. World class wine and steak.
Here are the best cheese places in Melbourne and our favourite cheese experiences in Melbourne -
Young Gun of Wine, the world’s most rigorous young winemaker competition, has presented a Top 50 Event for the first time where 50 of Australia’s best young and emerging winemakers were revealed at an event in Melbourne at The Prince Band Room. Over 250 wine enthusiasts packed The Prince Band Room at Circa to enthusiastically cheer on the top 50.
The wait is over - Good Beer Week 2017 has launched with the Good Beer Week Opening Night Party at the Festival Hub, Beer DeLuxe Federation Square. The World Loves Melbourne is invited to several events and we are a fan of this exceptional festival.
The World Loves Melbourne was invited to a media dinner at Massi owned by Melbourne’s Sicilian son, Chef Joseph Vargetto in Melbourne’s Little Collins Street. The little brother to iconic Kew eatery Mister Bianco, Massi offers morning coffee and cakes, lunch and the popular aperitivo hour. We are fans of Mister Bianco, but we soon discovered Massi has a rich personality of its own.
Eat Street 2017 is consistently one of the best events on the Melbourne calendar and one of the most significant in it's charity impact. The World Loves Melbourne was invited along and was taken on a journey through our food and beverage seasons, bringing together Melbourne’s best chefs and Australia’s top wine & beverage companies at the Sofitel Melbourne On Collins. Rooms were dedicated to Summer, Winter, Spring and Autumn.
South Melbourne Market is inviting the public to take a trip down memory lane with its 150 Years of The Village Market Exhibition. Part of the year-long celebrations to mark the Market’s 150th anniversary, the exhibition showcases the long and colourful history through the eyes of those who have known it best – the traders, shoppers and local residents. It features memories, stories, photos, films, historical information and artefacts from the Port Phillip City Collection.
Plumm Glassware offers top notch glassware for those serious about wine. A proudly Australian company Plumm brings the best of European glassware to the table. This was a great event! The World Loves Melbourne was invited to a fabulous Plumm event at Project 49 in Collingwood where we were given glassware to experience the nuances between shape of the glass and appreciation of the wine.
The World Loves Melbourne was invited on a media trip to Rutherglen; one of Australia's favourite wine regions and a magical place to spend a weekend or holiday. Especially if you're a wine lover or foodie. The upshot of my experience was to start thinking about my next trip; with the region having ticked all my boxes for a fabulous getaway.
Richmond’s Bridge Road will again host an event designed to highlight the cultural diversity and rich food experiences along this iconic thoroughfare. Named Bridge Road Gathering – After Dark, Bridge Road’s food and wine establishments will be host to six specialized gourmet tours, each guided by the event’s very own culinary guides. Once the haven for the fashion set, Richmond’s Bridge Road is reinventing itself as one of Melbourne’s most vibrant and eclectic food scenes.
Everyone has a favourite Uncle. You would do well to adopt Uncle Restaurant newly arrived on Collins St into your culinary family. The World Loves Melbourne attended a media dinner one fine Melbourne night where we sampled many of the dishes.
RockSugar has had some menu updates and The World Loves Melbourne was invited along to sample the menu.
Merricks Creek Winery is one of our favourite wineries in Victoria and the Pinot Noir it produces is one of the best around. In this article we look at recommended pairings of delicious Merricks Creek Pinot Noir with food.
The Butchers Bench is a popular restaurant in Glen Waverley and The World Loves Melbourne was invited along to experience this produce and meat driven restaurant. Like all good meat-oriented restaurants there are excellent non-meat options as well; it's a destination that specialises but has broad appeal. The Butchers Bench at Novotel Glen Waverley has unveiled a fresh, exciting new menu featuring a wide selection of the regions finest quality meats and seasonal Victorian produce.
CH James in Fairfield has just celebrated it's 5,000 serving of it's new Smashed Avocado dish. This dish has taken off since it's recent introduction, and is much more than simply smashed avocado on toast.
It’s one of Melbourne’s hottest new venues and David Thompson’s acclaimed, Long Chim, attracted the city’s top chefs for PorkStar today. The World Loves Melbourne was invited along to celebrate this amazing pork experience. We were told by PorkStar's Mitch Edwards that pork has overtaken lamb and now beef as the number one consumed meat in Australia. An amazing achievement.
Pastuso Executive Chef Alejandro Saravia and Gippsland Natural beef producer Paul Crock teamed up to host an outdoor communal feast with matched wines from Bass Phillip. Renascence Gippsland was one of the highlight events of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival and resonated with the spirit of the Festival in regional Victoria (some 2 hours from Melbourne). On a perfect autumn day The World Loves Melbourne (David and Mark) was invited to enjoy first class produce from the Gippsland, magical views, excellent company, and the extraordinary talent of Chef Alejandro Saravia.
The World Loves Melbourne was a guest at the launch of Willian Angas Institute's Great Chefs 2017 program at Angliss Restaurant, their training restaurant.
Eleven Madison Park in New York has secured the No.1 spot in the 2017 list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. Melboune rose to the occasion at one of it's most significant ever events and surely is rated as one of the foodie capitals of the world. The World Loves Melbourne attended the Awards night and found it to live up to the hype. This year’s winners were revealed at the awards ceremony at the historic Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne.
- ·Eleven Madison Park is named The World’s Best Restaurant for the first time
- ·Attica in Melbourne (No.32) rises one place to retain its title as The Best Restaurant in Australasia
- ·Brae in rural Victoria enters the ranking for the first time at No.44
- ·France, Spain and the USA each count six restaurants on the 2017 list
- ·The 2017 list features nine new restaurants: six making their debut and three returning to the list as re-entries