Grand Trailer Park Taverna – Opening Night

Does Melbourne need a new burger joint? Of course! Whilst the market has become hyper competitive over the last couple of years, I feel there’s always room for more. Who doesn’t enjoy a heated debate about what makes a great burger,…

Melbourne’s Best Events In November

Melbourne is always bursting with events, and we try to head to all of the best ones. From bagpipers to bars to partying on a pirate ship, here’s where we went in November. Time Out Melbourne Bar Awards We love us…

Dreams From The Second Floor – NICA

Have you ever wanted to just run away and join the circus? The National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA), affiliated with the University of Swinburne, is the only circus accreditation school of its kind in Australia. In a way I…

Bombay Sapphire’s Project Botanicals pop-up

Gin, glorious gin. An entire restaurant has popped up for three weeks to celebrate it. The Bombay Sapphire Project Botanicals (19 November–6 December) pairs magnificent cocktails with delicious food — and it’s only $35. Unbeatable. The pop-up is hidden in North Melbourne….

The Melbourne Color Run 2014

The idea of The Color Run is simple: to run or walk along a 5km track with designated Color Zones where you would be covered in painted dust in all the colours of the rainbow. Goofy? Sure. As a celebration of…

Friday Nights At The NGV

Friday Nights at the NGV run every Friday from 7 November 2014 until 6 February 2015. The nights provide access to the NGV exhibitions, with the main draw card for this series being Jean Paul Gaultier (JPG). What makes the nights…

Disaronno Terrace at The Emerson

Almond-flavoured liqueur, you’re my favourite. There’s simply nothing better than Disaronno, an Italian amaretto liqueur. It’s as sweet and as smooth as, well… [insert Italian stereotype here]. I know whereof I speak. I spent a good portion of the 2000s drinking amaretto cocktails. Disaronno was…

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…

Russian Resurrection Film Festival – The Plus Ones’ Guide

As the Russian Film Festival enters its 11th year, the need for cross-cultural understanding is as ever present. With international relations between Russia and Australia in constant focus of negative press, the film festival has the opportunity to create a…

The Humble Tumbler – Whiskey The Water Of Life

I gave up the gym for three weeks of whiskey masterclasses. The Humble Tumbler have been running its food and beverage master classes for the past two years and is the brainchild of Clare Burder. The Melbourne-based company runs out of…