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.
The World Loves Melbourne enjoyed a fabulous getaway in Adelaide with a stay in the ibis Adelaide a highlight. We know Adelaide well and have stayed in many of the hotels. What we enjoyed about the Ibis Adelaide was the modern hotel, it's location in the heart of the action (right near Rundle Mall and the laneways and arcades), friendly service, decent rooms, gym, and the buffet breakfast and restaurant.
Miss Siam Thai is a newly opened cafe inspired by street food in Thailand. Located on Collins Street near Southern Cross station, the venue has a modern feel with limited seating and tables. The World Loves Melbourne was invited along to sample the menu. This is an excellent option for city workers around lunch time or even for those wanting take away.
Colonial Brewing Co launched their new core range of craft beers to an exclusive group of media and influencers, through a unique dining experience, held at their Port Melbourne brewery. The World Loves Melbourne was invited to this fabulous event; our second epic event with Colonial Brewing Co.
The World Loves Melbourne was invited to an exclusive Electrolux Chefs’ Secret’s masterclass with Scott Pickett at Taste of Melbourne.
All eyes will be on Melbourne as the world’s best golfers descend on Kingston Heath Golf Club for the World Cup of Golf, a two-man team event where players will compete for their country’s pride from 24-27 November 2016.
The World Cup of Golf has being Melbournised, with some of the cities favourite food trucks rolling in to serve a mouth-watering array of different cuisines, mirroring the international flavour of the competition.
La Cucina di Sandra teamed up with the fabulous chefs from Grand Richmond for Monday Italian Night at this haven of Italian cuisine. Sandra Del Greco has become a legend of Melbourne with her unique stunning cooking school in Richmond. Sandra has been popular with her authentic Italian cuisine at festivals, corporate events, fun nights with friends, with her range of Italian cooking classes, and with guest spots in kitchens such as Grand Richmond. The World Loves Melbourne was there to check out the action at Grand Richmond. By the way, a super fun night in Melbourne is to grab some friends and attend a cooking class at La Cucina Di Sandra! (We've been to a few epic nights there).
As the weather gets warmer, this is the perfect time to visit fabulous Merricks Creek Winery on the Mornington Peninsula. The World Loves Melbourne was part of a bus trip of top Melbourne (and Australian) bloggers who travelled to Merricks Creek one fine Saturday on a bus from the city. Only an hour from the city, Merricks Creek is the place to go for incredible Pinot Noir and Estate Chardonnay, great value share plates (we can't believe the prices) among the vines on the Mornington Peninsula.
CH James is a foodie destination perfect for your end of year function and festive event, with their standout function space. Their Function & Events Centre named Valensia at 86 Station St Fairfield is a popular space for any kind of event, unique in the northern suburbs of Melbourne. In fact Valensia is only about 10 minutes from the Melbourne CBD on the edge of the city, making it easily accessible.
One of th emost important events in the hospitality design space is the Eat Drink Design Awards. The World Loves Melbourne was invited to check out the action.
Mocha Jo's has always been an iconic cafe in Kingsway Glen Waverley. But in recent times they've opened up their burger bar offering down the side of the cafe. This is a cool little spot, pleasant to grab a meal and sit around enjoying the atmosphere of Kingsway. We were invited to check out the burger offerings at Mocha Jo's.
Lord of the Fries is in the business of caring for our appetites and the planet. Their ethical approach was the focus of a recent gathering at Lord of the Fries on Chapel Street, Windsor. The World Loves Melbourne was invited to come along, taste some meat-free menu items, indulge in famous fries and hear from those on the inside of thriving ethical businesses.