Footscray Markets

Melburnians are crazy about their markets. Whilst I don’t cook that much (ok, ok I basically don’t cook) I have had the chance to go on several market experiences via The Plus Ones which have somewhat opened my eyes to…

Chow City – Pan Asian Authentic

Chow City is a Pan-Asian culinary post that combines authentic Asian with a rocking city bar. The restaurant is the brainchild of Thu, fashion designer cum-restauranteur. Her story is probably familiar to many in the fashion industry: moving on, post-GFC, into…

Melbourne 2015 Queer Film Festival: The Plus Ones’ Guide

The 25th Annual Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF) kicked off Thursday with The Way He Looks. The film has been a standout on the queer film festival circuit, winning numerous audience awards across the globe. This charming film is Daniel Ribeiro’s…

Film Review: ‘x + y’

Win one of ten double passes to x+y in our competition! Morgan Matthews’ first feature film, x+y, is as visually compelling as it is emotionally provocative. Inspired by his BAFTA award-winning documentary, Beautiful Young Minds, Matthews has created characters so realistically…

‘Do You Speak Chinese’ at the Malthouse Theatre

I wandered into ‘Do You Speak Chinese’ with no assumptions about what I was going to experience. I knew it was a piece about identity and heritage, and I’d made some predictions about dance styles that I might witness… What…

Eat With Me’s Yellow Picnic

Meeting up with people to eat food — that’s the idea behind Eat With Me, a website devoted to turning strangers into friends. Sounds simple. But of course, I like making things a little more complicated. So I came up with a…

Guide: Brunswick Music Festival 2015

The Brunswick Music Festival may be best known for its showcase event, the Sydney Road Festival, but it’s so much more. Taking over venues all over Brunswick, the two-week celebration showcases worldwide names alongside local acts. We enjoyed ourselves immensely last year, and…

‘Nothing To Lose’ at the Malthouse Theatre

Fat people are awesome. Fat bodies are awesome. Fat babes dancing on stage? Breathtaking! I have followed the production of Force Majeure’s ‘Nothing To Lose‘ in the lead up to its launch at the Sydney Festival last year, where it…

Melbourne International Comedy Festival: Best of the Fest

Enter The Plus Ones’ Ultimate Comedy Festival Giveaway! This year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival is almost upon us once again. With over 500 shows and close to 150 different venues and rooms, choosing the right shows to fit your bill of…

Tomato Battle Melbourne

Last weekend was Melbourne’s first Tomato Battle. Held in the similar spirit to festivals across Europe, the intention was to throw tomatoes, listen to music and have a few beers of an afternoon. Now the first thing you notice when…