Tag: CBD

The Plus Ones’ Favourite Events of March

March is one stylish month. We got ourselves gussied up for Dîner en Blanc, then hit the shows at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival. In between, we managed our usual juggling feat of attending dozens of events. Here are…

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…

Our favourite events of February

The last official month of summer (noooo!) saw us running all over town hitting up events left and right. Melbourne never seems to slow down, and neither do we. Here were some of our favourite events from February. Dumbo Feather issue…

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2015: The Plus Ones’ Picks

Every year we look forward to the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival. For a glorious fortnight, hundreds of events elevate Melbourne from culinary capital of Australia to — we daresay — the culinary capital of the world. (Yeah, you heard us.)…

Chocolate Festival @ The Immigration Museum

Last Sunday kicked off the Immigration Museum‘s ‘North South Feast West’, a six-month journey of festivals, workshops and events that celebrate immigrant culture and food. The first of the festivals was the Chocolate Festival, which filled the museum with a…

Mama’s Buoi – fresh Vietnamese food

I was lucky enough to get a golden ticket for a whole day of ‘Christmas discovery in the CBD’. My partner in crime, Rukmal, described our day of gluttonous exploration here.  One of our stops on the day was Mama’s Buoi where together with David…

The Plus Ones’ Best Events of 2014

Phew! It’s been a massive year. The Plus Ones assessed 10,000 events, picked out the best 750 for our curated calendar and attended over 400. The year saw us go to everything from launch parties to fetish parties. We dressed…

Best Events of December

Winding down 2014, we managed to keep the merriment going throughout December. Here are our standouts from the last month of the year. (How did that happen so fast?) Underground Cinema: Epidemic 2.0 Underground Cinema’s all about immersive experiences: you’re…

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…