Melburnians love a good mid–week tipple, and we all know that a good tipple is accompanied by a delicious meal. Below are some of Melbourne’s best foodie events throughout the week – all in the name of helping Melburnians make it through to the weekend.
Clean the lines at Beer DeLuxe – every Monday
Every Monday the team at Beer DeLuxe (Hawthorn, Fed Square and Albury) clean the beer lines to make way for brand new beers on tap. What this means for beer-loving Melburnians is that the team will be serving up some of the best local and international craft beers for just $5. Schooners of delicious largers (including Samuel Adams Boston Larger, Warsteiner, Moo Brew Pilsner, Burleigh Big Head – no carb beer), pale ales (Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra, Mornington IPA, Epic Pale Ale, Anchor Steam), Belgian styles (Duvel, Boatrocker Misfit, La Sirene Saison), and so much more.
For locations and more information visit http://www.beerdeluxe.com.au
Authentic Italian pizza from La Svolta every Tuesday
La Svolta’s coveted Prahran restaurant turns into a bustling Italian street market every Tuesday, serving up delicious, authentic (endorsed by the Naples Association) pizza for just $15. Using traditional Italian techniques; making the dough from scratch and using a large traditional wood fired oven, the team at La Svolta insert love and flavour into their pizzas; making them just like their Nonno’s and Nonna’s did in Italy.
La Svolta, 3-5 Cecil Place, Prahran VIC 3181
(03) 9510 3001
(03) 9510 3001
Autumn flavours come alive at the Highline restaurant at the Railway Hotel on a Wednesday
Windsor’s iconic Highline restaurant has just unveiled their Autumn menu, featuring delicious season produce ethically sourced from their very own farm, Oak Valley in the Strathbogie region of Victoria. Some of the new Autumn dishes include Oak Valley lamb, peas with late harvest orange and thyme jam, Oak Valley Angus Beef with Autumn earth vegetables and native pepper berry sauce, and Pig, old and new apples, served with a delicious house-made smoked bacon broth – all created and cooked by renowned young chef Simon Tarlington.
Highline restaurant at The Railway Hotel, 29 Chapel Street, Windsor 3181 (03) 9510 4050
Dumpling Thursday at New Shanghai
New Shanghai knows that when it gets to Thursday, your body is craving only one thing … dumplings! The traditional dumpling house serves up a range of delicious, authentic cheap eats every single Thursday including Xiao Long Bao, prawn wontons in peanut butter and chilli sauce, traditional pan fried pork dumplings, and many more. All for under $14 a serve.
New Shanghai, Level 3 Emporium 287 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Enjoy a bit of France with the Veuve Clicquot Airstream at Jardin Tan until the end of March
On Fridays (until the end of March), our favourite Airstream, comes back to Melbourne to settling in the grounds of the Botanical Gardens outside Jardin Tan. Enjoy a glass or two or a bottle of one of the best Champagnes around, Veuve Clicquot.
Veuve Clicquot Airstream at Jardin Tan – Botanical Gardens Birdwood Avenue, South Yarra