Author Archives: melbourne

Savage in Limbo

Q44 Theatre’s ‘Savage in Limbo’

Who knew there was such entertainment as top-quality theatre productions at the dark end of Richmond? Not me, at least not until Thursday night when I was invited to see the opening night of director Gabriella Rose-Carter’s version of ‘Savage…

Rubira’s First Birthday Celebration

Any seafood lovers out there? Rubira’s in North Melbourne sure knows how to put on a good seafood party. I was lucky enough to be invited to Rubira’s first birthday party. Situated on Victoria Street, Rubira’s has a modest storefront….

Gourmet Breakfast at Hash

I live and breathe brekky. My guilty pleasure? Omelettes for dinner. Exotic poached eggs? Maple bacon pancakes? Yes, please. Coffee? Don’t even get me started. Melbourne is naturally the best place to live if you have a love affair with…

Scuro Ristorante

Dinner in the dark with Scuro Ristorante

There are two things I truly love: Pizza, and secrets. Now, when I say I love secrets I mean I love knowing them. None of this being-kept-from business. So I’m sorry, but I’ve been keeping a really big secret from…

Indian Film Festival fashion show

Indian Film Festival opening night fashion show

The Indian Film Festival Melbourne kicked off their two week celebration of Indian cinema with an awards night/fashion show that featured the appearance of some big names in Bollywood cinema (think Anil Kapoor of Slum Dog Millionaire fame) and some…

Rum Tasting Afternoon with Plantation Rum

If you’re anything like me, your first experience with rum included a six-pack of Bundy-and-Cola in your friend’s backyard while pumping Nelly Furtado, Timbaland, and The Black Eyed Peas. And if that is you, probably not much has changed since…

A Social Service

Review of ‘A Social Service’ at The Malthouse

‘A Social Service‘ premiered at Malthouse Theatre to a full house, and instantly set itself apart from any plays you’re likely to have seen recently. The stadium seating was on opposite sides of the room, with the stage in between…

Literary Collection Dinner with Robyn Annear

A four-course dinner with canapes and cocktails at one of Melbourne’s oldest hotels? Um, yes please, don’t mind if I do. Particularly when it also involves listening to one of Melbourne’s most fascinating authors, Robyn Annear, as part of the…

Melbourne’s Best Gay Nights

I’m a transplant from São Paulo and arrived in Melbourne several months ago to study medicine at Monash. In reality, I spend most of my time ravenously discovering Melbourne’s vibrant gay scene. There are two gay venues that I frequent and…