Tanglin gin bring their Singapore spirit to Melbourne

We’ve spent the winter warming ourselves with whiskies and stouts. But with hotter weather on the horizon, the Plus Ones team is ready to mix up, shake up, and stir down our drinking options. Thanks to Tanglin gin’s launch party,…

SOCIETY at Melbourne Fringe Festival

New Orleans, just like a good friend you’ve known for years, has several nicknames. The Big Easy, The Crescent City and even simply NOLA come to mind, as does its influential jazz scene and voodoo practices. It goes without saying…

Burnley Brewing’s Bavarian Bierfest

Grab a stein and BYO lederhosen. For the next 24 days Burnley Brewing is celebrating the beloved German beer drinking tradition of Oktoberfest. The team has strong ties to Germany – head brewer Michael Stanzel spent six years in Germany…

YUMMY DELUXE at Melbourne Fringe Festival

Fresh from touring the globe, and picking up the award for ‘Best Cabaret’ at Perth’s notorious Fringe World, the legendary YUMMY is back in Melbourne for Fringe! YUMMY shows have become synonymous with artistic Melbourne drag, circus and world-class burlesque. Their…

Railed at Melbourne Fringe Festival

It was all guns blazing on opening night of Head First Acrobats brand new Wild West themed show ‘Railed’ at The Melbourne Fringe Festival. Our saddles were fastened but we had no idea where this road was going to take…

European Cheese X Annam

Some collaborations sound unusual on paper, but as soon as you dive in deeper they make so much sense. It was with this exact sense of not knowing what to expect that my plus one and I arrived at modern…

‘I’m a Phoenix, Bitch’ ignites Arts Centre Melbourne

As I sit down to write about Bryony Kimmings’ Australian premiere of I’m a Phoenix, Bitch, I’m faced with a challenge. How does one convince audiences to see a show about postpartum depression? Childhood illness? Mental breakdowns? While most people…

Poof Doof Parties ‘All Night Long’ with Dj Casey Leaver

Poof Doof invited The Plus Ones down to their new event series All Night Long featuring Casey Leaver. All Night Long was born out of the admiration Poof Doof has for its regular local DJ’s that bring in the crowds…

A taste of Melbourne at the Time Out Food Awards

White linen table cloths, Korean blood sausage, Japanese breakfast, biodynamic produce, vegemite curry roti, house-made pasta, local buttermilk curds, and kangaroo salami. The search is over. You’ll be able to find all these gastronomical gems in the Time Out Melbourne…