Celebrating Melbourne’s laneway culture, QT Melbourne has created its very own late night hot-spot within the hotel offering with Hot Sauce Laneway Bar. The World Loves Melbourne was invited along to check out the menu and the K-pop vibe.
Melbourne is about to go into arts festival overdrive. Melbourne Festival is one of Australia's leading international arts festivals and has an outstanding reputation for presenting unique international and Australian events in the fields of dance, theatre, music, visual arts, multimedia, free and outdoor events over 17 days each October, this year from 6 - 23 October.
Smudge Publishing has taken to the highway, exploring the regions of Victoria to produce the very first Flavours of Victoria. The beautifully presented book showcases the diverse wining and dining scene across six sensational areas of the state – from fine dining at remarkable restaurants to home-grown wine and produce found at farmgates and cellar doors. The World Loves Melbourne has a copy and is impressed by this publication; the perfect gift or just dip into it yourself and be proud of our foodie culture.
The World Loves Melbourne (Pamela) was thrilled to be invited to a significant conference on Understanding Alzheimer's at the Novotel Melbourne. The conference co-incided with World Alzheimer’s Day.
For the time poor professional we need solutions when it comes to our eating habits. We are out and about in Melbourne almost every day, and sometimes life gets busy. We purchased a large chest freezer some time ago so we can stock up on our favourite frozen easy meals. As a lifestyle blogger and always on the go, we are also prepared with a selection of foods we love to keep in the freezer. Convenience and healthy options are important to us, being able to take out a frozen meal and have it ready to eat within minutes is part of a modern lifestyle.
Bendigo offers a stunning getaway experience for the tourist, notably those travelling under 2 hours from Melbourne. It's not far to enjoy a gold class experience. The World Loves Melbourne was invited to imbibe The Schaller Stay and See experience which combines accomodation at the fun and funky The Schaller Studio as well as tickets to the superb Toni Maticevski Dark Wonderland exhibition at the Bendigo Art Gallery.
The World Loves Melbourne was invited to the exciting launch of new Thai gastrobar Chalawan. The vibrant venue, named after the Crocodile King in Thai folklore, opened late June and has been serving up an impeccable menu of contemporary Thai food and drink since.
Queenie's Food Tours is a top notch food tour company, and The World Loves Melbourne was invited to experience the popular Sweet Dreams Tour in South Yarra. Of course South Yarra is only a hop, skip and jump from the Melbourne CBD - or a short train ride. We assembled on Chapel St, one of the standout precincts in Melbourne. The thought of a three hour sweet dreams tour enthralled us. We found this tour to be world class and a highlight for locals or any tourist visiting Melbourne.
Penfolds Re-corking Clinics celebrate 25 years of exclusive after-sales service with a national tour across Australia. The highly sought-after Clinics provide collectors from around the world with complimentary wine ‘health checks’ for their Penfolds red wines, aged 15 years or older. The World Loves Melbourne enjoyed a remarkable visit to the Melbourne Re-corking clinic at Carousel in Albert Park, certainly an eye opener.
Out of Sundaland is a stunning restaurant revelation in popular dining precinct Thornbury, a mixture of Australian and Asian flavours and cutting edge beer offerings. You can tell when a restaurant is a labour of love and Out of Sundaland takes pride in every dish and dining experience. The World Loves Melbourne was invited along to sample some of the menu of this still relatively new eatery on the scene. And we were highly impressed!
The largest film festival outside of Italy, The World Loves Melbourne was invited to the launch of the Lavazza Italian Film Festival at the fabulous The Astor Theatre (Festival runs to October 9). We've worked out this is one of the premium events on the Melbourne calendar, with last year also a spectacular success.
The state’s premier inbound trade mission targeting the global food and beverage market – is in full swing today with more than 150 leading international buyers and investors visiting more than 100 local companies at the Fine Food Australia trade show in Melbourne. The World Loves Melbourne was privileged to attend a Laneway Tour - the Orient with some of the delegates, showcasing Melbourne's stunning laneways with a triage of foodie experiences along the way.
The World Loves Melbourne was invited along to a fabulous blogger event at Punchbowl Canteen. Tucked away in the industrial side streets of Port Melbourne, there is a steady stream of workers from nearby businesses during the week and a destination spot for locals who want to escape the busy hub on Bay Street.
The Cut has arrived in Melbourne after being held in high esteem in Sydney. A specialist steakhouse, The Cut arrests the attention with its sexy ambience, standout meat cuts, fine service and compelling wine list. It's a corporates' long lunch dream; to cut a deal (excuse the pun) or to connect with clients to impress. And indeed the place to come for your romantic interlude, with alluring dark wood and leather all around.
Dinner with the Angels reached the heights once again with a highly impressive gala event held in the Docklands in September 2016. The World Loves Melbourne enjoyed an amazing evening of entertainment, impacting speeches, a fun auction with fabulous items and stunning food from Supernormal. We also hosted a table of awesome competition winners and had the best of times.