There’s no place like Homí

The Melbourne food scene has developed a love affair with Asian cuisine and as a result places like Homi are welcome entrants. Focusing on Vietnamese flavours, the menu sticks to traditional styles with modern twists. We were lucky enough to…

Best of November: Where to Eat, Drink, and Party

Gear up Melbourne, November is going to be huge! With a range of festivals, carnivals, and parties, you’re sure to find something (or multiple things) you’ll love. Check out our top ten finds for the month of November. Espresso Martini…

Decadent Alternatives Gluten Free Baking Class

Who doesn’t love baking? Well, for those of us with multiple allergies such as gluten, egg, and dairy, baking has lost its spark. Often our attempts at re-creating our favourites fail and we are left with an inedible mess. Today,…

The Hof Downtown

Last Wednesday The Plus Ones were invited down to the re-launch of one of Melbourne’s most buzzing beer-halls, The Hof Downtown. In case you didn’t know, The Hof Downtown is the docklands offspring of the legendary Hofbrauhaus CBD, and it’s…

Overlook Café-Bar at the Astor Theatre

The Astor is making a mark on the local art deco bar-cafe scene with the launch of the Overlook café-bar. If the name does not send shivers down your spine then you’ve probably never had the pleasure of watching the…

Hallowine – Decadence & Decay

Ghost Host are the experiential purveyors of ‘vorfreude’ – the intense anticipation that comes from imagining future pleasures. This word is so, so apt when it came to their marquee 2017 event, Hallowine Decadence & Decay. I was so, so…

Alliance Française Eildon Gallery – Affiches

Long before metropolitan consumerism became the global culture that it is today, there were affiches (posters) promoting lifestyle and goods to the aspiring French middle class. Until November 4, Alliance Française is featuring a selection of posters from postwar designers in the…

Fitness Show Melbourne

For health and fitness nuts (which I must confess to being a good 80% of the time) the Fitness Show Melbourne was a little like Mecca. From sessions on nutrition and clean eating by the likes of Lola Berry and…

The Carnival of Lost Souls

Traditionally Australians don’t celebrate Halloween. Culturally though, we are a society that takes up any excuse to dress up, have some drinks and a really good time. With this in mind, it’s little wonder that so many Halloween styled shows…