Sparkling MIFF Lunch

Yarra Valley-based winery Chandon celebrated their sponsorship at this year’s Melbourne International Film Festival with a lunch in August at one of KDPO’s second homes, Agostino Wine Bar in Carlton. King & Godfree general manager Anthony Mussara designed a four-course menu matched to Chandon wines for a starry guest list that included actors, artists, foodies…

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Maker & Monger Gets Permanent

Our fave cheese guy, Anthony Femia, has had a serious upgrade in his lodgings, swapping his cute but humble antique cheese cart for a bells-and-whistles permanent stall at the Prahran Market. The new store features a state-of-the-art maturation room (fitting for one of Australia’s best affineurs), a seven-metre-long cheese cabinet and a dedicated toastie kitchen…

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The Westin (feat. Willy Wonka)

The Westin Melbourne loves a collaboration. Last time around it was all about the cheese when the hotel joined forces with our favourite cheese shop and toastie technicians Maker & Monger. Now they’ve joined forces with crazy dessert alchemists Burch & Purchese for a dessert and cocktail themed bar to celebrate the Melbourne season of…

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Party Like Peroni

Peroni has climbed aboard the party train to celebrate its first significant global brand overhaul in more than a decade. The brand update, which includes a stylish new bottle shape and a revamped logo, was celebrated in style at a party Peroni hosted at Sydney’s Smoke Bar, overlooking Sydney Harbour at beautiful Barangaroo House. A…

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Cocktails and brunch? It’s only natural

CAPI released a new range of carbonated beverages that are completely free of artificial flavours and sweeteners. In other words, they’re good for you. Some might say cocktails for breakfast are bad for you. But if you make those cocktails using natural cucumber or lemongrass & ginger-infused CAPI then everything evens out. Probably.

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