For the 2017 AFL season, the Tissot Countdown Clock is back for another year, after debuting at MCG matches in 2016. The World Loves Melbourne attended several matches at the MCG last year and loved the ability to see the real match time remaining (especially in tight games) on the Tissot Countdown Clock. We were thrilled to receive one of the Tissot footy fan "survival kits" which have been delivered around town - the ultimate footy lover accessory!
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.
Studio Glo is a fitness studio of excellence in Ringwood. We love the look of the studio, classes available and the philisophy of the trainers and owners. This is a tailored and bespoke fitness studio that is customer driven. This is not a sponsored post - I enjoy the benefits of an independent gym that has a community feel, that is not part of some formulaic gym set up. They are branching out in new types of training such as MetaPWR.
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
The Chefs’ Feast, the first official event of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, was held last night at West Beach Bathers Pavilion in St Kilda, Melbourne, with a who’s who of the Australian culinary scene cooking. Ben Shewry from Attica, the highest-ranked Australian restaurant on the current World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, welcomed guests at the informal beachside celebration. Melbourne turned on sublime weather and the beach scene was magical.
Stunning Levantine Hill was the fabulous destination for the MFWF Regional World's Longest Lunch event; an event of class and style which The World Loves Melbourne was excited to attend. With sweeping Yarra Valley views, a modern restaurant with large windows that take advantage of the spectacular scenery, and standout food and wine, this was the place to be.
The World Loves Melbourne was privileged to join more than 340 excited people from the hospitality industry who gathered at MAIA, Atlantic Wharf, as Estrella Damm presented the very first Australian Gastronomy Congress with the theme “Approaching High Creativity”. This was one of the standout events of the year.
This month Asahi Premium Beverages’ Master Brewer, Dermot O’Donnell, celebrates 50 years in the beer industry, an extremely rare event in any industry in Australia. The World Loves Melbourne was invited to the celebration lunch at Builders Arms; a privilege to be there and honour Dermot.
Nieuw Amsterdam has always been innovative and evolving; including it's name as the original name for New York. It's one of the favourites of chefs in Melbourne. The World Loves Melbourne was invited to taste some of the new dishes created by Nieuw Amsterdam’s Head Chef, Martin Bleich.