Melbourne is home of thriving food and drink scene, cosy cafés, restaurants and fabulous bars.
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From March 24 to April 2 Melbourne will be world's capital of food and good time.
There are more than 100 events and traditions across the city that celebrate easy living and good and drink.
One of Melbourne Food and Wine Festival’s best-loved traditions, Crawl and Bite tours take intimate groups of food lovers between great venues, stopping for a bite, drink or taste at each. Think of them as a full meal with drinks spread over three or four venues, with a couple of small walks in the neighborhoods between spots.
Each Crawl is led by an MFWF host, and includes, among other deliciousness, a beer brewed by Melbourne legends Brick Lane. The Crawls are a great way to taste all the city has to offer.
Let Them Eat Cake is a 19th century-inspired royal feast. From mighty Tudor feasts to gargantuan coronation dinners, extravagant banquets have always been part of royal life. Bar Margaux takes you back in time for a six-course feast fit for a king or queen, with optional matched wines or cocktails.
While at royals, combining art de vivre and l’art du Champagne, the Sofitel's No35 Restaurant invites you to pull up a seat for an afternoon of French gastronomy and Champagne.
Experience the flavours of autumn over an exquisite three-course lunch and exceptional paired cuvées from Le Domaine Pommery, and learn about the fine art of Champagne pairing with a Pommery ambassador.
Truly Madly Duck is another among numerous events that's a grand celebration of food, wine and entertainment. The Plaza Ballroom only opens its doors to the public once a year, and in 2023, this is it. This year you will sit down to a six course degustation menu starring Great Ocean Duck.
You will be in duck heaven as you sip on a crisp Pizzini white, a smooth The Gospel Whiskey and a hoppy creation by Moon Dog Craft Brewery. It is sheer duckadence.
There are also Bangkok street food festival, a taste of Lombardia, seafood, cheese, fish and any other food you like. ■
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