Tag: cocktails

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…

Unwind at Bond Melbourne on Friday nights

I had a Carrie Bradshaw moment at Bond Melbourne. Walking up to nightclub in my heels and ballerina-style sequined skirt and stylish cream-coloured coat, I could have sworn I was on my way to meet up with Samantha, Miranda, and Charlotte….

Glamp bar

Glamp Cocktail Bar Sneak Peek

Have you ever what would happen if Dr Karl or Neil deGrasse Tyson turned their giant-brained sights to the world of alcohol? If they did, I think they’d be a bit like Ben Hehir, bar manager/genius at the amazing new Glamp…

AnestasiA Vodka

AnestasiA Vodka White Wonderlust launch at Mon Bijou

When you get an invite to dress head-to-toe in white and experience the new AnaestasiA Vodka, what do you do? You rustle up a white outfit and grab a vodka-loving friend as your +1. No matter that it’s a Wednesday…

Literary Collection Dinner with Robyn Annear

A four-course dinner with canapes and cocktails at one of Melbourne’s oldest hotels? Um, yes please, don’t mind if I do. Particularly when it also involves listening to one of Melbourne’s most fascinating authors, Robyn Annear, as part of the…

Madame Brussels

Up the rear of Madame Brussels for a Cocktail Masterclass

If these walls could talk. Madame Brussels has a secret Parlour Room (known as ‘up the rear of Madame Brussels’) that hosts all kinds of naughty parties. A chandelier hangs over rich red upholstery… a chandelier that can hold Miss…

Melbourne’s Best August Events – 2015

Some say August is a dead month, a prelude, or a holding place to its more illustrious cousins in the warmer periods. Balls we say to this, balls! There are some epic happenings on during the month and as always…

Milk the Cow

Perfect Match evenings at Milk the Cow

Perfect Match evenings at Milk the Cow prove that you can match anything with cheese. On a chilly Melbourne evening I found myself nestled in the upstairs bar at the Carlton venue. Glasses of tequila and matching cheeses lined the…