Author Archives: Ruki D.

Shed Cinema

I was introduced to Shed Cinema by an Turkish friend of mine living in Melbourne. How she had been introduced to it I’ll never know, but boy am I glad she told me about it.  I actually don’t know how people…

Sake Tasting – Chef’s Armoury

In uni I spent six months in Japan and had my fair share of high quality sake.  Whilst I feel that you can get the good stuff here, the prices just aren’t conducive to my tastes.  When we saw a…

Tropfest – Melbourne 2013

Tropfest is the annual Australian short film festival.  It is annual, or meant to be, but we had one in February 2013 and another one on Sunday… Whatever, shorts are great, and the more the merrier I say. It was…

Yelp’s 2nd Birthday Extravaganza

Yelp, never heard of it? Get on it! It’s a review/event site spread across 22 different countries. It landed in Melbourne two years ago and hasn’t looked back.  There’s a vibrant local community of foodies, eventies, straight laced professionals and…

Time Out Melbourne Bar Awards

The inaugural Time Out Bar Awards were held on a Monday (presumably to accommodate all the hospos on their only ‘lite’ night of the week).   The awards aimed to recognise some of the outstanding people that make Melbourne’s bars what they…

Welcome To The Tram Jam

In January an Italian friend asked me why Melburnians didn’t rent out and party on trams… “Don’t be ridiculous,” I quipped.  “This is Australia, we have rules.” Enter Melbourne Music Week‘s greatest ever event. A TRAM JAM! A ballot system…

Melbourne Music Week – Vice Party

Do you guys know the guys at VICE?  They throw one helluva party from time to time and the latest was no exception! This one was held at ‘The Residence’, the new dome/golf ball structure purpose built for Melbourne Music…