Why Campari is all you need from July to August

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Australia is turning on its hospitality for the next few months thanks in large part to the sensational sensation that is Campari. The time to get excited is now. From July 13 to August 20, 2017, Campari will be bringing a touch of iconic Milanese style, sophistication and flair to The Streets of Barangaroo in Sydney as […]

The iconic Bata Bullets from the 60s are back with a limited edition

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The iconic Bata Bullets collection are a casual sneaker originally created for NBA team the Baltimore Bullets in the 1960s, but now – they’re back. With a brand-spanking-new collection from their limited edition Heritage range, the high and low tops in 3 colour ways – blue, pink and cream – are making waves when it comes to […]

Melbourne just got hit by a tidal wave at the NGV

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A tidal wave of art!

Piccolino is a city-cool Italian restaurant in the suburbs worth visiting

Piccolino Mount Waverley Melbourne Italian restaurant food restaurant street

There are few places out in the suburbs of Melbourne that have something so oozingly inner-city-cool about them that you’re baffled as to what it’s doing there in the first place. Piccolino in Mount Waverley is just that. It’s a warm, yellow-lit, aesthetically flooring restaurant run by a family for whom quality Italian fare is […]

There’s a new Kapten & Son watches and eyewear concept store worth seeing

Kapten Son concept watch shop Melbourne 4

Kapten & Son, officially opened its first worldwide concept store in Melbourne’s funky-town Prahran to so much acclaim it’s a wonder it wasn’t overrun. The brand launched only three short years ago by a German trio in their mid-twenties and though the company is in its infancy, it has gone from strength-to-strength and has grown to have a […]

Hilton Hotels are doing something epic with Melbourne’s graffiti street art

Last year, the Hilton Hotel in Southwharf Melbourne turned it out by collaborating with Melbourne interiors gurus Sage & Clare to create a room that was truly stunning and really quite unique. Hilton Hotel South Wharf and homewares store and stylists Sage and Clare have joined forces this summer to create the ‘Summer Sleepover’ package […]

Meet the drag queen: Lazy Susan

Lazy Susan drag queen Melbourne

It’s not every day you’re kicked out of a competition twice only to emerge the winner. Unless, of course, your name is Lazy Susan. The Melbourne drag queen might only be approaching her six month hump in drag, but what the self-proclaimed big ol’ campy faggot of a motherless drag queen might lack in experience […]

The greatest thing to happen to Opera since the Sydney Opera House

Melbourne Arts Centre Opera

If there’s one thing you need to add to your bucket list is to see the opera. Doesn’t matter where, doesn’t matter when, but with technology being as awesome as it is these days, none of that really matters and the Victorian Opera is all about proving it. The company is the first in Australia […]

Where to celebrate Bastille Day in Melbourne

Mrs Sippy Double Bay Chefs Table Sydney food table

Bastille Day is France’s celebrated national day that has a special place in the hearts of Francophiles around the world. If you’re one and live in Melbourne, then you’re going to want to know where to go to sample to finest French fare the city has to offer. Here they are… L’Hotel Gitan European inspired gastropub, L’Hotel Gitan, […]

Australia’s top 100 restaurants for 2017 are…

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Australia’s Top Restaurants have been announced and it’s epic. Presented by Qantas and The Australian Financial Review the top 100 eateries were revealed at a Gala Awards ceremony held at The Star. The number one? Dan Hunter’s acclaimed Brae took the coveted number one position, followed by Attica, Ester, Sixpenny, Sepia, Franklin, Tipo 00, Embla, Automata and Hubert, […]

Bosozoku is a new Japanese joint in South Yarra you need to try

Bosozoku Japanese South Yarra Melbourne log

Bosozoku is Melbourne’s latest addition to the Japanese food scene. Smartly situated just off Chapel Street, this edgy new eatery seems almost too cool to join the rest. But with Melbourne’s already overpopulated coloured burger bun providers, can this new fine-dining burger joint make it’s stamp on the food scene? After making your way past […]

Cyrens: the Songs of Cy Colman

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Three absolute professionals of Australia’s musical theatre and cabaret scene took to the stage on Tuesday night and breathed life and love into the songbook of one of Broadway’s star composers and coolest cats, Cy Colman. Amanda Harrison, Chelsea Renton-Gibb, and Melissa Langton were exceptional from first appearance on stage to last note sung in […]