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The Port Phillip Mussel & Jazz Festival is on its way!

Love seafood? Love love jazz? Wine, beer, cider and sangria? Then this one is for you! Come enjoy the Port Phillip Mussel & Jazz Festival over the labour day long week, which is in March at South Melbourne Market. There will be over five TONNES of molluscs available for munching, while you can [...]

27 February 2017 // 0 Comments

Tutto Benne launches a ripper of a summer menu

Italian restaurant Tutto Benne has recently launched their summer menu – and it’s a ripper. Think elderflower spritzer cocktails, monk inspired Frangelico mules, and fancy bites over the Southgate precinct terrazza overlooking the Yarra. Is there a better way to enjoy alfresco dining? [...]

29 December 2016 // 0 Comments

Bring out the Top Shelf

Booze – like many other products – ranges from the good, the bad and the top-shelf. We all know what bad taste like. There has been plenty of experiences drinking cheap drinks at shady establishment and suffering the consequences the next day. But thankfully we have all grown up a [...]

14 July 2016 // 0 Comments

The Royal Croquet Club is open for business

Come on, come all! The Royal Croquet Club has opened its doors once again to the general public. Located at Birrarung Marr, a short walk from Federation Square, the Royal Croquet Club is the trendies place to hang out pre-Christmas. There is ofcourse free croquet on offer, but for those less [...]

15 December 2015 // 0 Comments

Stoked about Stokehouse Bar + Kitchen

Let’s be honest. It’s miserable. It’s cold. And as you trudge towards the station from work you hear the chinking of glasses and think, “I wish that were me. I wish I could just duck into that warm, inviting venue and have a glass of warming wine before I make my way home.” Well, [...]

20 July 2015 // 0 Comments

Arbory launch party: a night in pictures

Arbory Bar & Eatery opened it’s doors to the media, friends and Victorian celebrities alike in it’s recent launch party showcasing their array of food and drink offerings. Boasting it’s relaxing location on the waterfront, the event was a huge success of perfectly made tapas [...]

27 March 2015 // 0 Comments

Foreshore dining @ St Kilda’s Republica

Summer is here and temperatures are rising! The warmth of the summer season now extends from early morning through to the late evening, meaning Melbournians are roaming the streets for cocktails, nibbles and beachtime fun. St Kilda is by all standards one of the places to be this summer with its [...]

5 December 2014 // 0 Comments

General Store & Co: Bar, Groceries & the Goods

Holy shit. Walking through the double chested Kelvinator fridge doors into the hodge-podge super-industrial, kind of grunge, freaking cool settings of General Store & Co, my eyes didn’t know where to look first. Immediately drawn to the refurbished Shell fuel bowsers hooked up to a keg to [...]

26 March 2014 // 1 Comment

Goldilocks and the East Ninth Brewing

Words by: Vici Jacobs Photography by: Miss SL On a cold October night on Goldilocks’ rooftop, The Modern Connoisseur and our esteemed blogger colleagues were treated to a cocktail-making event featuring East Ninth Brewing’s Fog City Red Sangria. Fortunately for the brewers and hosts it was as [...]

30 October 2013 // 0 Comments

Tequilas! Burritos! And all things Mexican!

Words and photography by: Miss SL This Sunday is the annual Mexican Festival held at Federation Square and the good people at Mexican Festival, Square One PR and Mad Mex invited us to come and celebrate – Mexican style! Corona chandeliers and colorful ceiling ornaments welcomed us in in true [...]

13 September 2013 // 0 Comments


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