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Tips from IFWTWA Australasia's professional food, wine and travel writers

Travel Writers Radio Show – Podcasts

The International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA Australasia) brings you the radio show without fear or favour, The Travel Writers show on Melbourne broadcaster, J-AIR. This week is … Continue reading

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Melbourne Minute – The City’s Best Banh Mi

There’s nothing worse than arriving at your lunch break only to find your homemade sandwich has gone soggy. Enter the banh mi – a crusty French baguette slathered with pate, … Continue reading

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Sheraton Brand Returns to Melbourne

The iconic Sheraton hotel brand has returned to Melbourne after a nine-year hiatus in the city. The opening of the five-star Sheraton Hotel Melbourne in Little Collins Street takes Starwood … Continue reading

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Blumenthal’s ‘The Fat Duck’ set for Migration to Melbourne

Melbourne has scored a major culinary coup with the announcement that esteemed chef Heston Blumenthal will shut the doors to his three Michelin starred restaurant, The Fat Duck in the … Continue reading

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Melbourne Minute – The City’s Best Meatballs

Move over hamburgers and other meaty treats – make way for the meatball! The humble meatball has been revolutionised and is popping up all over Melbourne in various guises. The … Continue reading

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Melbourne Minute – Docklands Arts, Laughs and Blues Festival

There’s still a couple of days left of school holidays and if you’ve run out of ideas to entertain the kids, never fear, as today marks the start of the … Continue reading

October 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Melbourne Minute – Royal Melbourne Show

The Royal Melbourne Show kicks off this weekend at the Melbourne Showgrounds and while I highly recommend the planning app to make the most of your visit, here’s a guide … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Melbourne Minute – Melbourne’s Best Market Traders

Melbourne’s Best Market Traders have been revealed this week in the 2014 MYOB Melbourne Market Awards as part of Melbourne Market Week. There were 12 categories with winners selected from … Continue reading

September 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Melbourne Minute – Melbourne Spring Fashion Week

Australia’s fashion elite will descend on Melbourne from this Saturday for Melbourne Spring Fashion Week thanks to the City of Melbourne. Running until Sunday, 7 September, the nine-day extravaganza will feature … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Melbourne Minute – GLOW Winter Arts Festival

The City of Stonnington is currently in the midst of its inaugural GLOW Winter Arts Festival, celebrating all things arts and culture. Running until Sunday in the suburbs of Prahran, Malvern, … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Melbourne’s Best Cheap Eats

We all love a cheap eat and this week the Herald Sun shared the favourite haunts of Melbourne’s top chefs. Karen Martini from Mr Wolf votes Tiba’s Restaurant in Sydney Road, Brunswick for … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Melbourne Minute – Melbourne’s Best Roof Top Bars in Winter

Melbourne is renouned for its funky roof top bars, and while generally they lend themselves to sipping cocktails on a balmy summer’s night, they’re also pretty good in winter too. … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment
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