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Paul Carmichael hosts a pizza party at Ria Pizza + Wine
Paul Carmichael hosts a pizza party at Ria Pizza + Wine
Kicking off this March, Ria will be hosting some of the country's best chefs for a series of pizza parties, supported by Breville. It's the perfect Sunday night treat. The Pizza Party series will see Ria's classic Neapolitan-style bases take on flavour combinations inspired by guest chefs' upbringing and roots, for a series of flavour-packed pizzas available for one night only. Snacks and dessert will be available too, of course.
Detroit-style pizza pops-up at Arbory Afloat this month
Detroit-style pizza pops-up at Arbory Afloat this month
Melbourne's much loved floating bar and restaurant Arbory Afloat will be hosting a Detroit Style Pizza (DSP) pop-up, serving a special menu of signature Detroit deep pan goodness from 12–31 March, with only 75 of the 8 × 10 inch cheesy rectangular pizzas available each day. The DSPs will be dished up by Arbory Afloat's resident pizza phenomenon Salim Gafayri (ex-Bar Nacional and Cecconi's Flinders Lane) and Executive Chef Nick Bennett.
Ovolo Hotels to open Lona Misa with Shannon Martinez and Ian Curley
Ovolo Hotels to open Lona Misa with Shannon Martinez and Ian Curley
Yin meets Yang, North meets South to open Lona Misa – Shannon Martinez and Ian Curley collaborate to open vegan and vegetarian bar & kitchen. Opening in April 2021, Lona Misa will be South Yarra's newest vegan and vegetarian bar & kitchen. Bringing Lona Misa to life are hospitality legends and renowned Melbourne chefs Shannon Martinez (Smith & Daughters, Smith & Daughters Deli) and Ian Curley (French Saloon, Kirk's Wine Bar).
Fashion-Forward Flavours
Fashion-Forward Flavours
Silver sweets and cocktails at Scott Pickett's venues to celebrate 25 years of Melbourne Fashion Festival. Fashion and food, together at last. From 11 March to 20 March, renowned restaurateur Scott Pickett will be teaming up with Australia's longest-running consumer fashion event, Melbourne Fashion Festival, to commemorate its 25th anniversary year.