Tag: South Yarra

Scuro Ristorante

Dinner in the dark with Scuro Ristorante

There are two things I truly love: Pizza, and secrets. Now, when I say I love secrets I mean I love knowing them. None of this being-kept-from business. So I’m sorry, but I’ve been keeping a really big secret from…

Secret Foodies

Secret Foodies’ Christmas in July dinner party

The Northern Hemispherean in me can’t adjust to Christmas in the middle of summer. It’s meant to be freezing cold, people. Those Christmas tree lights are supposed to be twinkling away in the bitter darkness. So when an invite came through…

Melbourne’s Best Gay Nights

I’m a transplant from São Paulo and arrived in Melbourne several months ago to study medicine at Monash. In reality, I spend most of my time ravenously discovering Melbourne’s vibrant gay scene. There are two gay venues that I frequent and…

Speakeasy & The Zomato

On an icy Melbourne eve, The Plus Ones team headed on over to Speakeasy on Chapel St. An icy eve…you know the type. Bone chilling, eight degrees, feels like minus four. So the prospect of being nourished inside a speakeasy was just…

Disaronno Terrace at The Emerson

Almond-flavoured liqueur, you’re my favourite. There’s simply nothing better than Disaronno, an Italian amaretto liqueur. It’s as sweet and as smooth as, well… [insert Italian stereotype here]. I know whereof I speak. I spent a good portion of the 2000s drinking amaretto cocktails. Disaronno was…

Fourcolours

I hadn’t been to an event organised by the Realityworks team before but I had heard good things. The team has organised festivals around Melbourne for the last 15 years and like many event organisers pondered about what next… The answer…

The Plus Ones’ Guide – Glow Winter Arts Festival

The Plus Ones attended the Glow Winter Arts Festival’s launch party on a chilly Melbourne night. I must admit as I read the invite I thought, “…?” A rooftop car park with a giant circus-like marquee that is illuminated on the…

Etsy Pop-Up Shop at West Elm

To say I’m a huge fan of Etsy is an understatement. For years, whenever my family wants to get me a Christmas or birthday present, I archly point them to one of my curated Etsy lists. I can’t think of a time…

Zhou Zhou bar launch

“I’m going to bar launch,” I posted on Facebook, en route to Zhou Zhou. “I’m going to a bar launch, bar launch, bar launch. / Let’s start a nuclear war…at the bar launch, bar launch, bar launch.” (That’s to the…