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By the powerhouse behind Lorna Cafe; Maria is Upwey’s newest addition. Serving beautiful Mexican inspired dishes and scrumptious treats!

Miele invited me down to one of their Miele Experience Centres for a complimentary introduction appliance demonstration, I couldn’t resist checking out their appliance range.

Treat your Mum to a delicious Mother’s Day at Bibelot in South Melbourne. Or pick Mum up one of the gorgeous chocolate water lilies instead of a bunch of flower.

The World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards 2017 was held in Melbourne tonight. The culinary world’s night of nights. Congratulations to Eleven Madison Park in New York for taking the top honour this year.

MPD Sundays are all about family and sharing! If you are looking for a delicious lunch to please the family, MPD Steak Kitchen have a real treat for you, the Sunday Roast special!

Took a vacation in my hometown of Melbourne, thanks to Accor Hotels! From South Yarra to the heart of the CBD, 5 star luxury with beautiful breakfasts and lovely people!

Head out to Berwick to experience a little bit of New York City! MPD – Meat Packers District is the newest kid on the block!

Häagen-Dazs™ has landed in Australia. They are saying “Hello Australia” with their pop up Häagen-Dazs™ House for a limited time only. Currently in Melbourne until April 16th, then moving up to Sydney. Get in quick for a scoop or take home pint!


Set in the heart of East Melbourne, GG is a hidden gem. With a killer wine list and rotisserie, you can have a simple wood fired pizza or a gorgeous john dory dish. Save room for dessert though!

New player on the scene offering great breakfast, lunch and dinner fare. Perfect for a casual bite any time

A piece of Japan, right here in Prahran. Izakaya style, great whiskys, blow your socks off food!

Easy to make cocktails at home with the new limited edition mixers from Schweppes. Also, a secret bar to hit Melbourne!

An interactive night hosted by Grey Goose Vodka, held at Saint Crispin. A night to immerse and awaken the senses, by exploring sweet, sour and bitter. Creating bespoke cocktails, and drinking creative concoctions made by the Grey Goose team.

It’s already March, and the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival is in town. Get on down to The Festival Bakery & Bar for lots of treat baked by baking superstars!

Located in the Queen Victoria Market, Fisher & Paykel’s pop up kitchen has arrived in Melbourne. The Social Kitchen offers a variety of cooking classes, including celebrity chefs. Read on to see how you can win one of ten tickets!

A quick round up of what’s been happening; lots of food and lots of bubbles!

Well known Antique dealers, Moss Green, have opened a tea room on High Street, Armadale. Whether is a quick bite for lunch or high tea, it’s the place to be.

This post show cases some of the food and debate on offer at The Age’s Good Food Month event: Is Fine Dining Finished? at The Point Albert Park. Hosted by the amazing Dani Valent, the dinner presents contrasting dishes from the fine dining scene, and the current food fashion of the casual, shared, street food scene.

Taste of Melbourne is back peeps! In fact, it starts on Thursday 14th – Sunday 17th November 2013. Keep scrolling for your chance to win a double pass to this year’s Taste of Melbourne.
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No. 8 is one of those restaurants I have always walked past at Crown, wondering what it was like inside. Executive Chef, John Lawson uses traditional cooking techniques, contemporary combinations of flavours and brings together some very unique, specially grown ingredients to the restaurant.

Yesterday saw me tick something off my bucket list I thought I would have never be able to tick off. Go to the Spring Racing Carnival in a marquee, in the famous Birdcage!

Teague Ezard joins Spotless, Australia’s leading facility management and catering service. From grand events like the Grand Final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, to catering for important people at the Town Hall, to aged care facilities.

Bomba is the newest place in town you should add to your list. Not only for it’s stunning rooftop bar, where you can enjoy a drink, fresh air and some of Melbourne’s gorgeous sky line, but also for it’s Spanish flavoured menu.

Today marks the Mid-Autumn Festival for 2013. The festival is held on the 15th day of the eighth month in the Chinese calendar, during a full moon. You may also know it as the Moon Festival or the Mooncake Festival.

What’s been going on?

• RSPCA Cupcake Day
• Luna 1878 Night Market – Queen Vic Market
• Yarra Valley Chocolaterie Hot Chocolate Festival
• Prahran Market Harvest Hall Reopened
• Queen Victoria Market Tours