Fondue Mania at the Spring Street Cheese Cellar

Melty, gooey cheese laced with alcohol — fondue is the perfect thing for a winter’s night. So when I was invited to attend the Spring Street Cheese Cellar‘s fondue evening, I spent the next couple of weeks bragging about it to…

Putting around Collingwood at Melbourne Urban Golf

Melbourne Urban Golf turns the back streets and parking lots of Collingwood and Fitzroy into something much better: a golf course. This ain’t your average pub golf -style barcrawl. No, Urban Golf is an actual sport played worldwide. People dress in golfing attire…

Melbourne’s most fabulous July events

Ah, July. You filled our bellies with pizza (including ones topped with crickets). You took us to bars new and old, to a live jazz band playing in a Spiegeltent, and to a boutique with hand-crafted Italian shoes. Here are our…

Getting crafty at an Aboriginal Basket Weaving Class

“Look at the Aboriginal basket I wove!” How often do you get to say that? If you’re me, you get to say it every time someone comes over, as you proudly show off what you created at the Koorie Heritage…

Nite Art 2014 Guide

On Wednesday night Melbourne is going to put on a show. Nite Art – 40 galleries, 8 precincts, free wine, free music — all happening from 6pm to late. Take-a-half-day-at-work late. Seriously, it is not hyperbole to say that this…

Etsy Pop-Up Shop at West Elm

To say I’m a huge fan of Etsy is an understatement. For years, whenever my family wants to get me a Christmas or birthday present, I archly point them to one of my curated Etsy lists. I can’t think of a time…

Scandinavian Film Festival: What To Watch

For a real dose of Scandinavian culture, there’s no need to visit IKEA yet again. The Scandinavian Film Festival makes its inaugural visit to Melbourne, bringing a dose of cool Scandi culture to Melbourne’s winter. The Plus One’s Top 5…

Old El Paso Mexican Pop-Up – Launch Party

Mexican food has quickly become a staple in Melbourne’s dining scene. Set in the recently renovated Strand Arcade, Old El Paso’s Stand ‘N Stuff pop-up restaurant is the new contender fighting for a spot in your lunch schedule in true…

The Plus Ones’ Guide To Open House Melbourne

Let me put it out there, I LOVE Open House Melbourne weekend. It is one of my favourite weekends of the year as it lets me unleash my inner architect. More than that, as a Melburnian it allows me to explore…

The best events in Melbourne in June

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean Melbourne slows down. The Plus Ones have been darting all over town (and even out to Werribee), seeking out the coolest happenings. From horses to truffle oil, there’s always something new to explore. Pukara Estate…