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Melbourne Picnics

Melbourne Picnics presents: Low FODMAP and Gluten-free Picnic

I spent a lazy Saturday morning enjoying a fantastic FODMAP-friendly feast in Fitzroy, courtesy of the amazing humans at Melbourne Picnics. This little start-up was born from the passion that founder Meg has for the finer things in life —…

Dîner en Blanc Melbourne 2017

Dîner en Blanc Melbourne 2017: Treasury Gardens edition

The Plus Ones swung by Dîner en Blanc Melbourne for a quick glass of  Moët Ice Impérial (champagne created by Moët to be enjoyed over ice) and interviews with Melbourne Organiser Sara Walsh and co-founder of Dîner en Blanc, Sandy Safi….

Twilight Beach Polo Melbourne

The best events in Melbourne in February 2017

Summer is in full swing, which means more events than you can shake a stick at. It’s all happening this month, from sports to craft beer to a party where everyone wears red and eats red food. (Yes, that’s a…

The Inaugural Dal Zotto Prosecco Picnic

This summer Burnham Beeches played host to the inaugural Dal Zotto winery’s Prosecco Picnic. Situated on the lawns in front of Shannon Bennett’s latest venture, Piggery Café, the Dal Zotto family treated all picnic-goers to a fantastic feast, and some delectable…

Peninsula Picnic – food, wine, and fab musical acts

Wow. What a day I had at Peninsula Picnic. If I had written this review at around 6pm during the event, it would have looked something like this: MISSY HIGGINS came onstage and then MISSY HIGGINS sang some really great…

Secret Foodies’ Picnic Spectacular

Secret Foodies is the brain child of Alex Adams, or as she is also known, Ms. Darlinghurst. Since 2010, the Sydney-based the team has become renowned for creating unique dining experiences. Alex has been on the creative scene ever since…

Cool Down Summer Series: gourmet picnicing at the Abbotsford Convent

The Abbotsford Convent: scene of lazy summer days after bicycle rides along the Yarra, catching up with friends at markets or at Lentils — and now, host to the Cool Down Summer Series. Running over four Sundays in the summer months, it pairs guest chefs…

The Plus Ones’ Favourite Events of March

March is one stylish month. We got ourselves gussied up for Dîner en Blanc, then hit the shows at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival. In between, we managed our usual juggling feat of attending dozens of events. Here are…

Dîner en Blanc Melbourne 2015: white delight

Imagine 1,000 guests dressed head-to-toe in white, picnicing on white tables, waving white napkins in the air for a photo op. That’s Dîner en Blanc, a worldwide pop-up experience founded in Paris 25 years ago. It’s magical. I first heard about DeB when…

Eat With Me’s Yellow Picnic

Meeting up with people to eat food — that’s the idea behind Eat With Me, a website devoted to turning strangers into friends. Sounds simple. But of course, I like making things a little more complicated. So I came up with a…