Best Smashed Avocado Dishes in Melbourne

Best smashed avocado in Melbourne? We've been around Melbourne and sourced some of our favourites. Some we know will order smashed avo dishes at every cafe they visit. Some gravitate to smashed avo for their hangover cure. Whatever it is, smashed avocado has a cult status in Melbourne. 

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Tour of Queen Victoria Market

The World Loves Melbourne was invited to experience an iconic tour of Queen Victoria Markets known as "Hunt and Gather Food Tour". Every Melbournian should do a tour of Queen Victoria Market. If you're like me you need help when approaching any of Melbourne's markets.

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Port Phillip Ferry Visit to Terindah Estate on Stunning Bellarine Peninsula

Have you visited Terindah Estate on the stunning Bellarine Peninsula? You should. It's now become even more accessible through the new Port Phillip Ferry Service. Ferries run several times a day to and from Portarlington which means you can take a day trip and experience all the region has to offer and be back in time to watch your next Netflix series in the evening. They have a bus company that drops people to the wineries, so you don't have to drive. Plus the cost of the ferry is extremely affordable (why are some ferry services so damn expensive?).

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Burger Night at CH James in Fairfield

CH James is bringing it's burger "A game" to Fairfield with a Burger Night, held in the standout CH James Courtyard in Fairfield on Friday March 31 from 6pm. The Burger Night promises to be fabulous following highly successful outdoor events in the past.

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Launch of Calia at Emporium Melbourne

 Calia, Melbourne's new restaurant-retail concept has opened within the luxury retail precinct, Emporium. This is an ode to Japanese fusion and modern dining and an exciting addition to the Melbourne foodie scene.

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Pure South Restaurant A Shining Star in Southbank

Pure South is a fabulous restaurant showcasing the best produce of Tasmania with verve and sophistication. A recent extensive 8 month renovation has resulted in an iconic huge space (more than doubled in size); quintessential Melbourne, with an upstairs dining area with stunning Southbank and riverside views almost hanging over the Yarra. The World Loves Melbourne enjoyed a sumptuous four hour lunch in the upstairs dining area; and was inspired by the experience.

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5 Best Things to Do This Weekend in Melbourne

What are the best things to do in Melbourne this weekend? Our weekends are a big deal; we need to spend them with activities that provide optimum enjoyment. Here are 5 suggestions from our team.

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Our Visit To Spanish Nights at CH James

CH James, the savvy cafe/festive space in Fairfleid has impressed locals with a series of Spanish Nights (their events are always top notch with more to come this year). The World Loves Melbourne was invited along to experience the festive vibe. Surely CH James has one of the best atmospheres for a cafe in Melbourne! The entrepreneur CH James (flamboyant character of the 1880s in Melbourne's northern suburbs) would be well pleased!

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A Night of Prosecco and Cicchetti with the Prosecco Queen

Prosecco and Italian street Food; a match made in heaven! The World Loves Melbourne was invited to an epic event where Mel Brauer the Prosecco Queen showcased a range of Proseccos with pairing of Italian Street Food by Paola from Italy on my Mind. The night revealed the joy of high quality Prosecco as well as it's versatility! Some think Prosecco is mainly a breakfast bubbly or an aperitif; but high quality Prosecco is extremely versatile for practically any meal!

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ANA ROS NAMED WORLD’S BEST FEMALE CHEF 2017

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Ana Roš of Hiša Franko in Kobarid, Slovenia, has been named The World’s Best Female Chef 2017. She will be presented with the honour at The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony at the historic Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne on April 5th. (Images World 50 Best website).

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Betty's Burgers the Real Burger Deal

Betty's Burgers & Concrete Co. came to Melbourne with a formidable reputation as one of the best burger houses in Australia. The World Loves melbourne was invited along to see if Betty's Burgers was the real deal and a serious burger contender. I'm a serious burger critic - looking for tons of variables such as whether the bun holds together, through to char on the patty and the excellence of the cheese. Would Betty's Burgers stack up?

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Feasting at Bahari Greek Restaurant in Richmond A Winner

Looking for excellent Greek food in Melbourne? Fancy a casual night out with friends and authentic Greek food? Wanting a warm and hospitable venue? Bahari ticks all the boxes. The World Loves Melboure was invited along to sample the new menu. Clearly a popular restaurant we dined at the earlier sitting on a Wednesday night - this place is popular!

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Bang Bang at The Rifle Club Launches in Elsternwick

The World Loves Melbourne was invited to Elsternwick's highly anticipated opening of "Bang Bang at the Rifle Club". The historic Caulfield Rifle Club site has been transformed by the Riverland Group, together with Victrack, to create a striking new urban escape set against the leafy reserve next to Elsternwick Station. 

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Wine Tasting at Merricks Creek Winery

One of the great Aussie pleasures (or anywhere) is to indulge in a wine tasting at a top notch cellar door. Merricks Creek Winery in the stunning Mornington Peninsula is only an hour from Melbourne and the perfect place to go for your wine tasting session. The World Loves Melbourne finds wine tasting to be one our most loved relaxing activities.

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Coming Soon: Inaugural Yarra Valley Wine and Food Festival

Get ready Melbourne! For the first time in Victoria the two-day Yarra Valley Wine & Food Festival will be set amongst the vines at the iconic Rochford Wines in Victoria’s premium wine district, the Yarra Valley, over the weekend of April 1 - 2, 2017. The World Loves Melbourne attended an exclusive media launch pre-Festival and visited some key players involved in the Festival. This is big!

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Long Chim Launches in Melbourne

Acclaimed chef David Thompson is in town with the launch of Long Chim at Crown, bringing Thai street food to another level. This is a much anticipated opening and The World Loves Melbourne was privileged to be at the launch. Frankly Thai is one of our favourite cuisines, especially when it's executed by the one of the world's top chefs.

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