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  • Melbourne Cafe Life

    We love a Melbourne Cafe Life. We will soon be highlighting more of the quintessential Melbourne cafes that have maintained their popularity. Cafes like Manchester Press and Hardware Lane that help define Melbourne. We also have a Best Cafes article that's been read by over 60,000 readers. And of course we continue to highlight new cafe openings.
  • Our interview with David Campbell in Sydney

    Dream Lover: The Bobby Darin Musical

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  • Cookie Monster & The Tim Tam Slam

    Cookie Monster was fun to interview at The Olsen. The World Loves Melbourne asked, "What makes a great cookie?" and "Should cookies be eaten with fresh milk?" Check out Cookie Monster describing the art of the "Tim Tam Slam"!
  • Cookie Monster Loves Melbourne Cruffins

    The World Loves Melbourne had a fun interview with Cookie Monster from Sesame Street at The Olsen. Cookie Monster is not just a lover of cookies and reveals his love for cruffins following his visit to iconic Chez Dre. "Do you know what a cruffin is?, he asks The World Loves Melbourne. "One big happy dessert!"
  • Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso at Domaine Chandon

    Starring two world champion drivers, British F1 legend Jenson Button and Spanish racing star Fernando Alonso, the video sees the two aces race each other in a series of fun and unusual challenges against the serene backdrop of the beautiful Domaine Chandon winery. In a F1 race like you’ve never seen before, the two drivers don their suits and helmets and start with a sprint through the vineyard complete with push bikes. Next they jump on to motorbikes, Segways, boats and even tractors, with the competitive spirit of Jenson and Fernando creating a dynamic race of one-upmanship.

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  • Ferrari 488 Spider Launch

    The World Loves Melbourne imbibed the exclusive spectacular Ferrari 488 Spider launch in Melbourne. This was very first appearance in Australia following the premiere at the Frankfurt International Motor Show. Sexy in the extreme, we succumbed to the allure of the Ferrari 488 Spider. The Ferrari 488 Spider is the latest chapter in Maranello’s ongoing history of open-top V8 sports cars, a story that started with the targa-top version of the 308 GTB - the immortal 308 GTS - and which ultimately resulted in the full convertible Spider architecture.

    Food

    Cumulus Inc. - Where The Foodies Go

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    Cumulus exudes passion for a food culture and brings a sense of fun and an air of sophistication to the Melbourne dining scene. This is where the foodies go.

    And it stays at the leading edge of culinary Melbourne after several years.

    Cumulus has a warehouse/studio type vibe - with studio type lighting, high ceilings, and large windows fronting Flinders Lane. There are 3 positions for viewing – either sit at the kitchen bar on a stool watching the expert chefs art work; or sit at the bar overlooking Flinders Lane on a stool watching the baristas at work; or sit in the middle and observe the hip collective in the room.

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    One of the best breakfasts in Melbourne! Even the stock Cumulus breakfast is a winner with amazing yoghurt, perfect egg, 3 slices of toast and preserves and juice and coffee - everything an officer worker needs to kick start the day. And so well put together.

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    But when doing breakfast one must at least tackle the "full English" also a popular mainstay. Be ready to engage some wonderful blood sausage.

    Twice I have enjoyed the Shashouska (sounds like a Kate Bush song?) with baked eggs, tomatoes, onions, peppers and marinated Persian fetta with chives – in a pan. Next to that on the large plate is served great seed bread. Wow! A hearty breakfast indeed which comes piping hot (be careful of the pan). Also a nice touch is the little bowls of pink salt and pepper.

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    If you sit at a communal table and overheardyou may overhear conversations about gyms, personal trainers or the latest business deal. Coffee is excellent at Cumulus – using a La Marzocco top rank Italian machine.

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    Staff are professional and engaging. You are warmly greeted for breakfast by friendly staff who show you to a table or stool, decked out with tulips on the tables and 3 different newspapers. Service is consistently great. Tested by moi when ducking in to Cumulus one summer’s day just to have a glass of water and a coffee – staff obliged but I wouldn’t do this often. For lunch and dinner the lamb is to die for - shared for two (but find someone who is not hungry).As good as lamb gets.

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    Often queues out the door due to no booking policy. I can't believe I was there at the crack of dawn and the place was packed and pumping with jazz on a weekday! Enjoying music from the five Bose speakers mounted around the room! Friendly barista explained to me that the bank vault door to the side of the current modern door is a heritage piece – and it adds to the vibe. Cumulus is a continual culinary joy.

    Latest Fashion News

    New Merricks Creek Winery Cellar Door - Stunning Design and Style

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    Merricks Creek not only provides top notch wine and food as a James Halliday 5 star winery, but it also captivates with its style and aesthetics. Visiting Merricks Creek is refreshing and is like an oasis on the Mornington Peninsula away from the hustel and bustle of Melbourne. The World Loves Melbourne spoke with owner and winemaker Peter Parker about the design and style aspects of Merricks Creek that enhance the visitor experience.

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    VAMFF Premium Runway 5 Loves Melbourne

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    The World Loves Melbourne got its fashion on and imbibed the stunning VAMFF Premium Runway 5 at the fabulous venue of the Melbourne Museum. 

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    Diner En Blanc with Rutherford Jewellery

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    Diner En Blanc is an iconic event around the world (originating in Paris in 1988) in terms of style and fashion and bonhomie. And to celebrate the formal occasion with a truly Melbourne jewellery brand was exciting.

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