Tag: indian

The Perfume Garden

The Perfume Garden was first performed thirteen years ago at the Gasworks Theatre. It made a return in 2007 at The Athanaeum and now, it has been revamped for 2017 and is being performed at the wonderful Chapel off Chapel….

Indian Film Festival lipstick under my burka

Indian Film Festival of Melbourne – The Plus Ones’ Guide

The Indian Film Festival will once again be held in Melbourne from 10 August to 22 August. As a country with one of the biggest film industries in the world, churning out over 1500 movies annually, the cinematic experience is…

Vir Das, The Indian Comedian

Vir Das is India’s highest-selling English speaking standup comedian, selling out shows in India, the U.S., and the U.K. He recently made his way to Australia for a series of shows in Sydney and Melbourne, where he performed to full…

Piquancy Hawthorn restaurant

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…

kerala

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…

Best of November: monthly wrap

We did it all in November: a gin pop-up bar in the Botanical Gardens; book and magazine launches; an Indian festival of colours; and of course, we managed to stuff our faces with some delicious food while we were at it….

Keralas Ways

The launch of dinner party series Keralas Ways

They had me at ‘pop-up’. Add in the phrases ‘dinner party series’ and ‘hidden Fitzroy location’, and any Melburnian worth their (sun-dried Persian blue*) salt would be chomping at the bit to attend the launch of Keralas Ways. To wit: it’s a dinner…

Indian Film Festival fashion show

Indian Film Festival opening night fashion show

The Indian Film Festival Melbourne kicked off their two week celebration of Indian cinema with an awards night/fashion show that featured the appearance of some big names in Bollywood cinema (think Anil Kapoor of Slum Dog Millionaire fame) and some…