Tag: food

A Progressive Dinner Through The Golden Kingdom

We’re all about experiences at The Plus Ones. What better way to explore a selection of Melbourne’s culinary scene than a progressive dinner? On a chilly Melbourne eve a hardy band of journalists wandered through the Hutong Group’s three prime Melbourne…

Ticket to Taste by Plumm Wine Glasses

Whoever says size and shape doesn’t matter is lying. At least when it comes to wine glasses and wine tasting. Ticket to Taste – an exclusive food and wine masterclass presented by Plumm Wine Glasses at Project 49 – explored…

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Piquancy – Hawthorn’s Spicy & Tangy Indian Restaurant

What’s in a name, I always wonder. Specifically, how do aspiring restaurateurs zero in on their vision with one or two words? After speaking with Mani, the entrepreneur behind Hawthorn’s new Indian eatery, Piquancy, I know the answer. Well, for…

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Nieuw Amsterdam Hosts First Humulus Beer Dinner

As both a craft beer obsessive and food lover, I can safely say I’ve eaten and sipped some pretty clever things. But while I’ve enjoyed plenty of dishes crafted from beer, I’d never tried (or even heard of) food being…

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Melbourne Paella Festival comes to the Queen Victoria Market

Who doesn’t like a good paella? (Is there even such a thing as a bad paella?) This year, the Queen Victoria Market is playing host to the 57th Concurs Internacional de Paella Valenciana Pacific Semi Finals. When I learned that this…

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Kerala X Host – The Collaboration Dinner Series

The team behind We Are Kerala and Host Brunswick have joined forces to present a series of collaboration dinners, showcasing Indian food from the state of Kerala with a fusion twist. Mischa Tropp, together with Laura Neville, create a beautiful…

Sea Salt Sushi & The Sushi Donut

Sea Salt began in unusual circumstances. As owner Nick Fragoulis recanted on the night, ‘It was kind of an accident’. Having plied his trade as a fish monger for a couple of decades Nick was offered Sea Salt restaurant on Lygon…

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Souk – North Africa on a Dish

A neon pink sign beckons from the end of a Melbourne city laneway. The building it adorns looks small and unassuming, and as I start to imagine the layout inside, words like intimate and cosy spring to mind. I couldn’t…