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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 – 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

Melbourne Minute – Melbourne International Film Festival

The annual Melbourne International Film Festival, now in its 62nd year, kicks off next Thursday, 31 July and will showcase the best in current film from around the world as … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Melbourne Minute – The city’s best Sunday roasts

While the traditional Sunday roast has its origins in Britain and Ireland, there’s plenty to go around in Melbourne. Planning your weekend starts here with where you’ll find the city’s … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Melbourne Minute – Luna 1878 Winter Night Market

Tonight is the night to wrap up in your winter woollies and get down to the Queen Victoria Market for the launch of Luna 1878 Winter Night Market. Running until 27 August, every … Continue reading

July 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Melbourne Minute – American fare for the 4th of July

This Friday is the Fourth of July, or American Independence Day, which commemorates the country’s adoption of the Declaration of Independence. In celebration, here are the best restaurants serving American … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · Leave a comment
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