Tag: Spanish

World Tapas Day Melbourne

World Tapas Day Melbourne 2017

Jamon, olives, cava, tempranillo, tortilla…need an excuse to indulge in Spanish delicatessen? June 15 is World Tapas Day – a Spanish celebration carried out in major cities around the world, and 2017 marked Melbourne’s first year as part of the…

Paella Festival Melbourne

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…

Spanish Film Festival 2016: The Plus Ones’ Guide

Palace Cinemas held the great opening of the 2016 Spanish Film Festival with a night full of killer tunes and lots of dancing, tapas, and paella along with the screening of Spanish Affair 2, which has become one of the most…

Wine House’s Spanish Wine Masterclass

I love wine. Period. I show up at wineries and wine tasting nights, dressed slightly South Yarra, part Fitzroy hipster.  I act like a wine connoisseur – carefully swirling the juice in the glass, ever-so-daintily whiffing the rim, scrunch my…

Bomba Goes to Spain

Bomba Goes to Spain: a culinary visit to the Canary Islands

You know you’re eating unusual food when halfway through lunch you get the urge to pull up a map of the Canary Islands on your phone. The reason: Jesse Garner, owner of CBD restaurant Bomba, just got back from his…

Spanish Film Festival – The Plus Ones’ Guide

Make Sure To Enter Our Competition To Win Double Passes To The Spanish Film Festival The Spanish Film Festival is back…and it’s bigger and better than ever. With a record number of films on offer, it can be hard to choose…

Melbourne’s Spanish Film Festival: What to See

Hola, amigos! That’s right — the Spanish Film Festival is coming to town, and The Plus Ones have the lowdown on all the must-see films. I was lucky to attend the media preview launch with a few friends, including two Spanish speakers….