Who would deny we live in the best city in the world . . .Melbourne. With always something new and exciting to do, different food to eat, great places to shop 😉 there is never a dull moment that goes by! The time has come again to celebrate and rejoice in film with the Melbourne International Film Festival almost here! For all the film enthusiasts in Melbourne this festival is for YOU! With 310 films from over 50 countries to choose from, you’re sure to be busy getting through all your favourites.
If you’re not quite the film fanatic but know someone who is, you can give the gift of film with an eMini Pass for the festival. This will enable the user to book 10 sessions online with an additional 3 sessions to be used before 5pm on weekdays.
This years festival is running from July 25th – August 11th with lots of scheduled times to select from.
Never a let down and always entertaining, for full details of this years MIFF visit the official website:
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A recent visit to the Builders Arms Hotel on Gertrude Street Fitzroy had us running to our keyboard to share this place with you!
Think casual and homely, yet stylish. We LOVED the vibe we got as soon as we walked in, it was warm and welcoming.
The tricky part was deciding what to order, wanting to order everything!!! Over all everything we did try was satisfying,
I would easily order it all again! Portion sizes for individual and share plates were all reasonable (didn’t leave hungry).
What we recommend to try:
- Crispy pork and school prawns
- Chickpea salad, marinated carrot, green chilli and shanklish
- Red duck curry
- Peppered Fillet steak, potato puree
- Roasted potatoes, garlic
- House chips
One of the master chefs behind the dishes at the Builders Arms Hotel is Andrew Mc Connell. He has also managed to impress us on a visit to Golden Fields (another great place we recommend) where he also is to credit for the amazing dishes there. Other restaurants he is linked to that you may have heard of include Cumulus Inc and Cutler & Co. Everything he touches turns to gold 😉
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Leather is BACK at The Dressing Room, you don’t want to miss out on these!!
Only 1 left in each size, to secure your size call our team on 03 9388 8830 or visit us in store at
The Dressing Room – 45 Sydney Rd Brunswick VIC
“DIAMOND” Quilted Leather Bomber Jacket :
“DIAMOND” Quilted Contrast Bomber Jacket :
“TIGER” Biker Bomber Leather Jacket :
The Leather Bomber has ARRIVED!
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We love supporting our local businesses ESPECIALLY when it comes to food 😉
Albert St Food & Wine
Albert St Food & Wine brings to the neighbourhood talent, passion and a love for local produce. Keeping it close to home doesn’t stop at the produce for this all day eatery with the furnishings also made locally using salvaged materials.
If you love food and you love wine then we highly recommend you check it out!
For more info visit www.albertst.com.au
Albert St Food & Wine
Corner of Albert St & 382 Sydney Rd
ph: (03) 8354 6600
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It may be getting cold outside, but the sales are getting HOT at The Dressing Room!!!
END OF SEASON SALE
Get them before they’re gone!
Addison Pants : RRP $129 SALE $79 also available in Marle & Black
Maple Leather Dress: RRP $259 SALE $199
Maple Leather Top: RRP $239 SALE $179
Lera Dress: RRP $129 SALE $59 also available in Khaki & Black
Khloe Mini Skirt: RRP $79 SALE $49 also available in Marle & Black
Rosalia Maxi Skirt: RRP $99 SALE $49
Splice Dress: RRP $129 SALE $59 also available in Black with Marle
Carla Silk Pants: RRP $189 SALE $129
Jasmine Dress: RRP $139 SALE $79 also available in Marle & Black
Misa Skirt: RRP $79 SALE $39 also available in Black
Shop these styles plus much more in store at our Brunswick boutique or online at:
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One of our guilty winter pleasures is banana bread. In saying that, you could imagine how excited we were when we came across this EASY, low fat recipe – WINNING!
Banana and walnut bread
- 300g (2 cups) self-raising flour
- 70g (1/3 cup, firmly packed) brown sugar
- 100g walnuts, coarsely chopped
- 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
- 2 eggs, lightly whisked
- 250ml (1 cup) milk
- 1 cup (about 2 large) mashed banana
- Preheat oven to 180°C. Line the base and sides of a 6cm-deep, 20 x 10cm loaf pan with non-stick baking paper.
- Sift the flour into a large bowl. Add the sugar, walnuts and bicarbonate of soda, and stir to combine.
- Add the egg, milk and banana, and gently fold until well combined. Spoon the mixture into the lined pan. Bake in oven for 45 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Set aside to cool completely. Cut into slices to serve.
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We were told about this place by a friend and had to share (we’re still yet to try but heard it’s a must)!
Don’t be mislead, this isn’t your average burger joint! Anything but average with their 100% Wagyu beef patties and the large selection of Australian, independent craft beers on tap. You can order take away but it is said that you must dine in to get the full experience.
Side of 413 Brunswick Street
Fitzroy Victoria 3065
03 9419 0088
Their website states:
“GOOD TUNES GOOD FOOD GOOD BREW GOOD VALUE GOOD TIMES” . . . so it MUST be GOOD 😉
Photography: Kristoffer Paulsen
Check out there website below for opening hours:
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