Tag: tea

Night time desserts at Om Nom Dessert Bar

Unless you’re a devotee of the unusual events we put on The Plus Ones’ calendar, your options are somewhat limited in the evenings: restaurant, bar, film. (Or stay home and be boring. But you’re not one of those, are you,…

Kombucha brewing class with KombuchAID

My first encounter with kombucha was not exactly a great one. I was about 12 years old and all I remember was a vinegar-fuelled jolt as I tried a shot from my friend’s mum’s stash. Apparently it was good for…

Porcelain Tea Parlour

Porcelain Tea Parlour’s cheese and tea extravaganza

Melbourne, undoubtedly the best city in the world and scientifically proven to make you grateful to be alive (by a sample size of my friends), really only has one tiny problem – it’s almost impossible to find a café to…

T2 Chai Championship

T2 Chai Championship

If there’s a tea that I love more than anything, it’s chai. So I was bragging all over town when T2 (who know how to throw a good event) invited me to their Chai Championship. An entire evening devoted to one…

The Plus Ones’ Favourite Events of May 2015

May 2015 was filled to the max with art, tea, and shenanigans with fairies. You know, the kind of month that makes you realise all over again why you love living in Melbourne. Here are some of The Plus Ones’ highlights:…

Tea Workshop at The Travelling Samovar

For a city known for its thriving coffee culture, Melbourne also boasts an impressive tea culture. One of its main promoters is The Travelling Samovar, a gorgeous tea house on leafy Rathdowne Street in Carlton.   Fitting with its picturesque neighbourhood, the…

T2 Summer Edition Tea Festival

Tea paradise is in the T2 Headquarters in Collingwood. I was invited to the Summer Edition Tea Festival, a magical night filled with tea, food, and even tea leaf fortune telling. The headquarters is stunning (it placed with silver in the…