Tag: cocktails

Speigelau’s launch of the Perfect Serve collection

Glassware company Spiegelau pulled out all the stops when they launched their Perfect Serve Collection. Two events — a cocktail-making class at Eau de Vie, a party at The Everleigh‘s Elk Room — were held with the eminent German bartender who designed the…

MFWF: Aperitif Masterclass at Collins Quarter

An aperitif a day keeps the doctor away, and it’s the perfect prescription for a lazy autumn afternoon. “On a scale from one to really good sex, this cocktail is just below really good sex.” The bartender immediately went red…

Speakeasy: A Night of Erotic Conversation

‘I’m going to a sex party!’ I told everyone I met. All right, so it wasn’t that kind of sex party. Rather, I was heading to the first ever Speakeasy: A Night of Erotic Conversation, hosted by erotic author Daphne…

Boozy Brunch – St. Hotel

Boozy Brunch is a decadent Sunday session inspired by similar ventures in London and New York. It’s designed to bring together three key elements: fashion, food and entertainment — not to mention lots of premium liquor! Each Boozy Brunch is…

World Margarita Day with the Melbourne Margarita Crawl

As if we really needed an excuse to drink margaritas? But okay, here it is – World Margarita Day. It happened one quiet little Monday across some of Melbourne’s finest drinking holes: Nieuw Amsterdam, Mesa Verde and Touche Hombre. Sponsored…

Crop Up! Bush To Bar @ The Immigration Museum

If you haven’t been, the Immigration Museum is a beautiful heritage building on Flinders St. In fact, it’s one of the oldest in Melbourne. It was once where Victoria’s waves of migrants were met and processed as they stepped on…

Euro House Safari with Zomato

We were invited to safari at the recently revamped Euro House with Zomato Melbourne. I did Google ‘what to take on safari’ beforehand. Every top 10 list mentioned wet wipes. Was it going to be messy? If Sam and Renée,…

Love & Dysfunction: St Kilda’s New Cocktail Destination

We’re pretty happy Reg’s wife talked him out of calling his new venture ‘The St Kilda Local’. Love & Dysfunction isn’t a pub, it’s a ‘Melbourne class’ cocktail bar on Grey Street. The name was borne out of an episode of Will…

Literary Collection Dinner with Debra Oswald

I’ve enjoyed some nice dinners with titillating conversation in my life. But these had nothing on going to dinner last night with Debra Oswald. The Plus Ones were invited as part of a collaboration with The Wheeler Centre and the…