Uncle Restaurant Good Fusion Times in Collins St

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.

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The Butchers Bench Restaurant Shines in Glen Waverley

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.      

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David Thompson Spices up PorkStar at Long Chim

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.

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Renascence Gippsland for MFWF with Alejandro Saravia

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.

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Fire 2.0 Lights Up Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Thanks to Yering Station The World Loves Melbourne was invited to Fire 2.0 - one of the highlight events of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. This event was presented as "a feast of fire, smoke and coals"; something The World Loves Melbourne is not averse to.

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Eleven Maddison Park Crowned No 1 World's 50 Best in Melbourne

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  

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World's 50 Best Restaurants Chef's Feast in Melbourne

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.

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Levantine Hill Regional Longest Lunch for Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

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.

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Sixth Estrella Damm Gastronomy Congress in Melbourne

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.

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Dermot O'Donnell Celebrates 50 Years in Beer

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.

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Autumn in New York with Martin Bleich at Nieuw Amsterdam

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.

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Tommy Ruff Next Level Seafood Restaurant

Tommy Ruff raises the bar on casual seafood dining with its super fresh quality seafood at affordable prices. Their offerings range from simple fish and chips through to the dazzling Chefs Platter.

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Best Smashed Avocado Dishes in Melbourne

Best smashed avocado in Melbourne? We've been around Melbourne and sourced some of our favourites. Some we know will order smashed avo dishes at every cafe they visit. Some gravitate to smashed avo for their hangover cure. Whatever it is, smashed avocado has a cult status in Melbourne. 

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Tour of Queen Victoria Market

The World Loves Melbourne was invited to experience an iconic tour of Queen Victoria Markets known as "Hunt and Gather Food Tour". Every Melbournian should do a tour of Queen Victoria Market. If you're like me you need help when approaching any of Melbourne's markets.

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Port Phillip Ferry Visit to Terindah Estate on Stunning Bellarine Peninsula

Have you visited Terindah Estate on the stunning Bellarine Peninsula? You should. It's now become even more accessible through the new Port Phillip Ferry Service. Ferries run several times a day to and from Portarlington which means you can take a day trip and experience all the region has to offer and be back in time to watch your next Netflix series in the evening. They have a bus company that drops people to the wineries, so you don't have to drive. Plus the cost of the ferry is extremely affordable (why are some ferry services so damn expensive?).

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