Author Archives: melbourne

Optimo plays Shadow Electric

I’m a Scottish lass so it was only natural when I heard Glasgow DJs Keith McIvor (Twitch) and Jonnie Wilkes (Wilkes) – aka Optimo – were hitting up Melbourne, my dancing shoes and I jumped at the chance to go….

St. Cloud Eating House Launch

Holy banh mi, I love Vietnamese food! If I could eat it every day of the week, I would. Some days I swear I am more Asian on the inside than anything else. I had my first taste four years…

The Plus Ones’ Guide: Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2016

The Melbourne Food & Wine Festival is one of our highlights of the year. The creativity of organisers, the free events and the festival vibe make it a great time to be in Melbourne. Plus you can enter to win tickets to…

Ai Wei Wei at the NGV

Ai Weiwei opened an exhibition at the National Galley of Victoria which featured his works alongside that of Andy Warhol. This comparison of two iconoclasts is the highest-selling ticketed exhibition in NGV’s history, with 399, 127 visitors. Warhol documented the…

Cloud St. Pop-Up Store

Do you ever feel when you’re Christmas shopping that you’ve looked in every shop you could possible look in, and you’re finding nothing new. Well, this problem could be solved. St Cloud is a nifty pop-up shop operating in Little…

STREAT Cookbook Launch

Mondays are the new Fridays. This I found out last Monday as I headed to not one, but three events across the city. To kick off my killer Monday evening, I headed to Meat Fish Wine in Artemis Lane for…

I See MINIs Everywhere

I see MINIs everywhere. I nod to the ones I see parked, or wave as they drive by. And I can’t stop thinking of my MINI. See, I am now part of a secret MINI driver’s society, and all it…

Dinner Menu Sneak Peek at Sir Charles

Sir Charles is a cafe located at 121 Johnston St, Fitzroy, just up from the corner of Brunswick Street. They are currently open for breakfast and lunch only, however they are planning to hold monthly dinner events with fixed menus. We were…

Tetsujin VIP Launch

What do a giant manga robot, a sushi train and views over the city’s rooftops have in common? Ok, I’ll admit it’s a tricky question, so how about I just tell you: Tetsujin. Tetsujin is the latest jewel in indefatigable…

Affair Play at Mechanics Institute

Enjoying a local brew in the Mechanic Institute’s events bar before Affair Play, a new play from Freshly Ground Theatre, my plus one and I speculated what the moral of the story would be, and wondered if the play could convince…