You’re spoilt for choice in Melbourne this week, with cheese and wine classes, a champagne festival and a birthday party for one of the city’s best bars. You really should have started saving last week, because you’ll want to go to everything!
Here are 5 awesome things to do in Melbourne this week.
A NIGHT IN PARIS
Dreams of sparkling twilight and fine French food are no more as your romantic night in Paris can come true this week. Nora is hosting a rare collaboration dinner alongside the amazing chefs at IDES, Lûmé, and Amaru to showcase their ideas about French neo-bistro cuisine. Tickets are available here, so book in and let this unique opportunity take you to the other side of the world.
PIGGY AT PO' BOY QUARTER
As part of their Southern Dinner Series, Po’ Boy Quarter is hosting a suckling Sweet Carolina Dinner to honour all things pork this Wednesday. Think a whole BBQ pig, ribs, pulled pork and all the classics from South Carolina. Don’t bring your vegan friends but do bring some extra napkins and a massive appetite. Limited tickets are available in store or by email here.
1806'S BIRTHDAY BASH
1806, one of Melbourne’s classiest bars (and one of our faves) is turning nine years old this Thursday, and what better way to celebrate than with masterful cocktails and delicious canapés. Dress up to the nines, bring a date and join the 1806 team for their B-Day showcase. Tickets are $50, and you can check out all the info here.
CHAMPAGNE DAY AND OYSTERS FOR DAYS
If you’re looking for a regal and indulgent experience, InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto is hosting a celebration for Champagne Day this Friday. Alongside free-flowing G.H. Mumm champagne, and as many dozens of fresh oysters as you desire, you’ll also be impressed by a live demonstration of Sabrage, where experts will use a sabre to open your fine bottles of sparkling. Tickets come in at $99, and are available here to help you celebrate in style.
CHEESE AND WINE ACADEMY
If you need to know anything about TUL, it’s that we LOVE cheese and wine – and Northland’s Cultural Food Academy series is definitely delivering the gouda-s this Saturday. With some help from the cheese experts at Milk the Cow, and their equally in-cheddar-ble friends at De Bortoli wines, Northland Shopping Centre is hosting three hands-on cheese classes with paired wines to let you indulge a little this weekend. Tickets are only $25, so you better get in here quick before we make any more cheesy puns.
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