Tag: Fitzroy

Gin masterclass at Bad Frankie

Gin and jaffles. Is there a better way to spend a Saturday afternoon? My plus one and I were treated to a sensory experience at Bad Frankie’s Australian gin masterclass. It was a personable afternoon, family style. (That is, if…

A delicious new menu launches at Grub Food Van in Fitzroy

Grub Food Van, why are you so amazing? You have it all. A hidden Fitzroy location. A greenhouse, a library, and a wood-burning stove. And of course, fantastic food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Even better: a new superstar chef…

NamARTse – The Art of Yoga

When it’s the thick of winter, finding refreshing indoor activities can become one of life’s greatest challenges. I stumbled across NamARTse a little while ago, and thought: I love yoga, I love crafting. NamARTse is the baby of Lauren Howard-Tripp….

Ned Kelly Experience at The Mystery Rooms Melbourne

‘Want to get locked in a room and solve puzzles?’ I ask my friends with glee on a Saturday morning. Their puzzled, somewhat fearful looks are enough to make me stop and explain myself further.  We are going to The…

The Appleton Trail with Appleton Estate rum

Bringing a touch of Jamaica to Melbourne, Appleton Estate’s Appleton Trail is popping up at three different bars in April. What’s on offer? Rum-based cocktails, Jamaican food, and Caribbean vibes. Melbourne loves nothing more than a pop-up, so the idea…

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…

New Zealand Craft Beer Symposium 2016

The New Zealand Craft Beer Symposium is underway across Australia. Many of New Zealand’s finest craft beer brewers have taken over the taps of local bars in celebration of Waitangi Day weekend, and The Plus Ones were fortunate enough to…

Workshopping Work-Shop

Whether it be welding for beginners, a bacon-making class, or learning shibori, there’s something to pique everyone’s interest. Work-Shop’s classes are inspiring, a bit different, and an energising way to spend an evening after work. We checked out two very…