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the pleasure garden melbourne

The Pleasure Garden rocks Catani Gardens in St. Kilda

The Pleasure Garden was back for its-much awaited second installment at the lush Catani Gardens in St. Kilda. It was one of the most-praised events last year. Somehow, the team managed to raise the bar yet again in 2017. The…

CHE, Melbourne’s best Peruvian Charcoal Chicken

CHE is the third instalment for executive chef Alejandro Saravia and his team, who are behind city establishments San Telmo and Pastuso. Whilst his latest offering it is a much more casual endeavour, the simple menu does not compromise on…

Fashion + AID Melbourne

When the media launch for Fashion + Aid comes around it marks the exciting beginning to the spring/summer event season. Bond Lounge in Melbourne’s CBD is the host of the annual warm-up event that holds the mantra ‘party with a…

Bombini Buzz Melbourne

Bombini Buzz – Arts Centre Melbourne’s new eatery

Bombini Buzz is the newest addition to the Hamer Hall riverside dining precinct. They launched the venue in its full glory to a host of media and arts folk for a taste of what’s to come. With a glass of…

The Hub Lanes Bodhi and Ride Melbourne

Bodhi & Ride at Kingpin

Kingpin Crown Casino is not your average bowling alley, and to put the proof in the pudding, they are hosting a range of inspired events that celebrate the diversity of their new digs. Everything from cooking and tequila master classes…

Trevor Ashley presents ‘Diamonds Are For Trevor’

Diamonds are for Trevor is two hours of pure adulterated fun. Trevor Ashley is one of those performers who could make even a Brecht piece hilarious and camp — so with impersonating one of the century’s biggest divas, what could…

Full Moon Orb Sydney Dance Company

Sydney Dance Company’s double bill, ‘ORB’

Sydney Dance Company’s double bill, ORB, showed at Arts Centre Melbourne to rapturous applause. ORB opens with the mystifying Full Moon by Taiwanese choreographer Cheng Tsung-lung, a hypnotising melody of his fascination with the moon and all those who inhabit…

Time Out Melbourne Pub Awards

Time Out Pub Awards 2017: all the fun, all the winners

The Time Out Pub Awards celebrate everything we love about our public houses, from after work bevs that get us through the week, to hearty meals by the fire place that make winter a lot more inviting. Supporting Melbourne’s pubs…