Tag: restaurant

Zomato SOS Seafood

Anchors away at SOS Charcoal Seafood with Zomato

When a Bloody Mary Oyster Shooter and a glass of champagne welcomed me upon arrival, I knew I was in good hands. Tonight the Zomato meetup was all about showcasing an incredible selection of seafood from SOS Charcoal Seafood in Hawthorn. Guaranteeing…

Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival 2015

The Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) puts Melbourne on the world stage for one mad week of runway shows, industry forums, and streetstyle photographers snapping away. The Plus Ones were lucky to attend three very different events across the…

Chow City – Pan Asian Authentic

Chow City is a Pan-Asian culinary post that combines authentic Asian with a rocking city bar. The restaurant is the brainchild of Thu, fashion designer cum-restauranteur. Her story is probably familiar to many in the fashion industry: moving on, post-GFC, into…

CH James: Fairfield’s new brunch destination

It’s no secret that the Thornbury/Fairfield/Preston area is becoming more like Fitzroy/Northcote/Brunswick – in terms of its access to amazing cafes, bars, and restaurants. CH James is further evidence that this is occurring. The Plus Ones were lucky enough to attend…

Mama’s Buoi – fresh Vietnamese food

I was lucky enough to get a golden ticket for a whole day of ‘Christmas discovery in the CBD’. My partner in crime, Rukmal, described our day of gluttonous exploration here.  One of our stops on the day was Mama’s Buoi where together with David…

Grand Trailer Park Taverna – Opening Night

Does Melbourne need a new burger joint? Of course! Whilst the market has become hyper competitive over the last couple of years, I feel there’s always room for more. Who doesn’t enjoy a heated debate about what makes a great burger,…

Stoneleigh Metro – Opening Night

To write for The Plus Ones inevitably becomes a practice in downing large quantities of wine. This is not because wine is needed to find inspiration for writing — although one thing usually leads to another — but rather because one…

Green Park – Opening Night

Jesse Gerner of Bomba Bar has taken control of the site that once housed St Ali North and prior to that not much at all. Those on the well-worn cycle trail through Brunswick and past Velo cycle will have seen…

Polēpolē – Opening Night

Does Melbourne have an East African inspired bar? I don’t actually know. Having grown up around Dandenong I know we have excellent food from many African countries. Having ventured to the West side we definitely have the authentic stuff. But…

Araliya – Launch Party

On the chilly Thursday night of June 26th The Plus Ones took to the official opening of restaurant Araliya St. Kilda. As the new kid on the block of Fitzroy Street in St. Kilda, this Sri Lankan diner is making…