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Emporium Launch by Baz Luhrmann


Celebrities and A listers recently enjoyed a fabulous and extraordinary night at CFS Retail’s Emporium Melbourne official opening of the shopping centre and were captivated by a mobile movie kind of experience put on by legendary Australian director Baz Luhrmann.
Luhrmann, who most recently directed box office smash The Great Gatsby, put his unmistakable touch on party proceedings that took retail launches in Melbourne to another level. This was a curated production of the highest magnitude that was able to wow The World Loves Melbourne and the other 1500 guests.

Tips on Planning Your Next Trip To Melbourne


There are just so many reasons to love Melbourne! Not only has it been classified as one of the most liveable cities in the world, the travel, entertainment, dining, sightseeing, and educational experiences are limitless. However, there a few things that you will want to keep in mind. From planning where to stay to figuring out how to get around, the following tips will help you get ready for your next trip to Melbourne.

The Importance of Structure in a Restaurant

Critics are divided in what is the most important aspect of a successful cafe or restaurant. While some say its about the food, or the ambience, others say it's about the service. Recently at a leading Melbourne restaurant the waitress told me "it's the food that brings them here but it's the service that keeps them coming back." But what can help free Melbourne cafe and restaurant owners up and help them focus on things like great service?

Best Melbourne Eastern Suburbs Cafes

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The World Loves Melbourne has visited a ton of Melbourne Eastern Suburbs cafes and we have selected our top cafes. The East has seriously great cafes that are some of the best in Melbourne, worth a trip across town. 

Prix Fixe A Dining Adventure


Prix Fixe has quickly become a darling of the Melbourne culinary scene, with Chef Philippa Sibley Melbourne royalty with a string of culinary successes over the years. Bravo for a sense of adventure with the themed menu, cleverness and inventiveness around the cuisine and superb service expected at a top notch restaurant. Surely dining out should be exciting, and Prix Fixe delivers. The World Loves Melbourne had a fabulous night at Prix Fixe courtesy of Cake Wines - a wine company who is promoting "matched" food and wine dining experiences at various restaurants in several capital cities. 

Best Melbourne Western Suburbs Cafes

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The World Loves Melbourne has visited a plethora of Melbourne Western Suburbs cafes and we have selected our top cafes. The West has seriously great cafes that are some of the best in Melbourne, worth a trip across town. (The World Loves Melbourne has spent considerable time in the West).

Start Planning Your End of Year/Christmas Parties Now


It’s hard to believe that in a few short months the holidays will be upon us. What’s more, many of us have the added responsibility for planning the season’s big event. Whether it’s a large family get-together, a company Christmas party or a New Year’s celebration, the following 12 tips are intended to help you plan the biggest and most talked about event of the year.

Melbourne Fashion for Men


Melbourne is quickly becoming one of the world’s hottest spots for fashions. With top designers and brand names heralding from “the land down under,” there’s a good deal to be excited about. The following are recommended shopping destinations, trending styles, and reasons why Melbourne outranks the rest of Australia’s cities for men’s fashion.

Electrolux Appetite for Excellence Awards 2014


The Electrolux Appetite for Excellence Awards are one of the most prestigious and meaningful awards events on the culinary calendar. With major sponsors and culinary heavyweights lending a hand to see Australian young chefs, waiters and restaurateurs propelled in their careers, The World Loves Melbourne was thrilled to be invited for the second year in a row to Electrolux Appetite for Excellence Awards.

Olive Oils of Spain and Spanish Chicken Recipe

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Why is the Meditteranean Diet so popular? What are the key ingredients to healthy eating? The World Loves Melbourne understands Olive Oils from Spain play a key part in a healthy diet, as backed up by research. Olive Oils from Spain are high in quality and these products are easily accessible in our supermarkets and specialty food stores at affordable prices.

The Boatbuilders Yard - Brunch by the Yarra


The Boatbuilders Yard in South Wharf is an attractive brunch destination by the Yarra. Right next to the Melbourne Exhibition Centre its a European experience by the river. The World Loves Melbourne was invited along to sample a unique breakfast experience.

Sails on the Bay - Celebrating the Melange 20 years


Sails on the Bay is one of those iconic Melbourne dining experiences, with stellar views and classic service and cuisine. Many people I've spoken to can point to enjoyable dining sessions at Sails on the Bay over the decades. My engineer friend has been taking overseas corporate clients here for years. The World Loves Melbourne was at Sails on the Bay to celebrate the four course Melange - which has been on the menu now for 20 years. How many Melbourne dishes have been on a menu for 20 years? Our waitress told us the dish was on the menu of this restaurant owned by her family, when she was just 3 years old.

Punch Lane 20 Years of Quality


Punch Lane the iconic bar and restaurant recently celebrated 20 years and The World Loves Melbourne was invited along for the action. A packed room of loyal customers, media and friends came together for an eclectic evening to romance and celebrate a significant milestone.

Escapism at Strike QV

escapism puzzle room: A real life interactive puzzle game where you and your team mates have 50 minutes to unravel the clues and figure your way out of a locked room. The World Loves Melbourne was invited to the new Strike QV 2.0 check out this phenomenon launching in QV Melbourne.

Chalkboards for Sydney/Melbourne Cafes

Creating the right feel and ambience for a cafe is critical. A popular current trend is chalkboard installations. We can help.

Cafe owners, PR Agents and creatives are embracing the benefits of chalkboard installations for their artistic appeal. We have provided chalkboard artistic solutions for many high profile cafes and venues including Conservatorium Sydney, Redoak, Cicada, Double Drummer (Canberra), The Record Crate, The Winery and The Mantra Hotel Chatswood to name a few.

OzE Chauffeur Services Affordable Luxury

The World Loves Melbourne likes to travel and we are always in need of quality transport to and from the airport. We also have need from time to time for luxury corporate chaufeeur services. Recently we've been checking out OzE Chauffeurs and found out they provide luxury chauffeur services at affordable prices. You can travel in one of their Holden Caprice luxury sedans or Mercedes Viano luxury people movers.

Eat Now App To Search, Order and Eat!

The World Loves Melbourne enjoys ordering food online, as well as visiting restaurants. We have been checking out EatNow, a site that provides a quick and easy way to order food online from a network of restaurants all across Australia.
The EatNow App is a really convenient service to have available for when your stomach is demanding a feed and your busy schedule is depriving you of the time to plan and prepare. Now you can have a search tool ready, literally in the palm of your hand. Simply jump online or download the app (for free of course), select your location, cuisine of choice and pick-up/delivery preference and you will be presented with a wide variety of options.

The Kitchen Place for Your Kitchen and Laundry Needs

As "foodies" the kitchen has to be one of the most important spaces in any home. Kitchens after all are a central place where friends gather and memories are made. The World Loves Melbourne appreciates the need for kitchens that fit in with, facilitate, and even inspire a "foodie" lifestyle. 

Food Paradise USA Travel Channel and Curry Vault


Food Paradise, a popular US food program seen on The Travel Channel, has been filming in Melbourne as part of an 8 nation tour. The World Loves Melbourne went along to Indian restaurant Curry Vault and enjoyed a brilliant night of filming and hot curry. 

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