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High Cheese at The Westin Melbourne Menu

The Scone Giorgio Cravero Reggiano scones Savoury Temptations Basil crème fraiche layered brie Marcel Petite Comté gourgeres Roquefort & Cognac served with Pain d’Épices Beaufort d’Alpage & leek tart Baked Normandy Camembert with garlic and thyme Sweet Delights Tiramisu with Kahlua coffee syrup soaked chocolate cake Cannoli with whipped vanilla bean ricotta and honey Holy goat organic skyla strawberry and thyme Mille-Feuille Gorgonzola dolce stuffed fresh figs with fresh peninsula honeycomb Matched wines are available by the glass and include: 2016 10X Pinot Noir – Ten Minutes By Tractor $21 This is a Pinot that punches above its weight. Surprisingly restrained and elegant for what was a warm ripening season. There are layers upon layers of complexity here. Lifted aromatics of tart cherry, fresh tobacco leaves and candied ginger, the palate is supported by a fine acidity, gentle tannins & alluring savoury characteristics of dried red earth, leather and pencil shavings. Quintessential, on point, game Pinot Noir. 2015 Shaw & Smith M3 Chardonnay $24 2015 was a remarkable vintage in the Adelaide Hills resulting in …

Italian Wine + Food Festival 2018 Program

MARKETPLACE Floridia Cheese Italian-style cheese, sweet ricotta tarts, cheese tasting plate and bocconcini skewers Consorzio del Formaggio Parmigiano Reggiano Sampling of Pamigiano Reggiano from the wheel Prosciutto di Parma Prosciutto tasting cone with grissini Pane e Pizzico Hand-made Italian bread, focaccia, pizza coni, crostate, biscotti and flour Melbourne Arancini Selection of fresh hand-made rice balls cooked on the day to enjoy at the festival or take home Tipo 00 Pasta Making Showcase By Andreas Papadakis + Alberto Fava, Discover how to make different shapes of pasta at home – 1.00pm-1.45pm and 2.45pm-3.30pm Abruzzo Lab Selection of cucina Abruzzese, featuring arrosticini, fiadone and pizzelle Il Panzerotto – Taste of Puglia Serving a traditional food from Puglia called Panzerotto Arancini Art Selection of fresh hand-made rice balls Nonna’s Meatballs by The Purple Emerald Kitchen Traditional meatballs made by chef Nonna Maria to enjoy at the festival or take home Truffle Traders Range of truffle products including paste, oil, honey, salt, balsamic vinegar, ketchup, gluten-free pasta, whole truffles and more Chef Luca Ciano Chef Luca Ciano’s range of …

THE AMERICAN ESSENTIALS FILM FESTIVAL 2018

The third American Essentials Film Festival will screen in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra from 8 May exclusively at Palace Cinemas. Presenting twenty-two of the best contemporary American independent films and a strong retrospective program to honour the spirit of L.A., the Festival is presented by Discover Los Angeles and American Airlines. Opening nationally with Sophie Brooks’s directorial debut THE BOY DOWNSTAIRS  featuring Girls  star Zosia Mamet as Diana, an ambitious, aspiring writer who finds the perfect Brooklyn apartment only to discover that her new downstairs neighbour is her ex-boyfriend. Join us at the opening night for a New York style bite and live music. The strong program features hard hitting dramas including: 55 STEPS  – based on the true story of the friendship between lawyer Colette Hughes (Hilary Swank) and psychiatric patient Eleanor Riese (Helena Bonham Carter) and their 1987 San Francisco case for patients’ rights; Lynn Shelton’s new drama OUTSIDE IN  which sees an ex-con (Jay Duplass) struggling to readjust to life in his small town (also co-starring Eddie Falco); in MY DAYS …

G’DAY COMRADE

A Russian bride, a nerdy scientist and a failed rock star walk into a bar…. Join three Russian comedians now calling Australia home as they debut at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2018 with their show, G’DAY COMRADE! at the Imperial Hotel and Speakeasy HQ’s The Vault 28 March – 1 April. Join in their entertaining quest to figure out Australian lifestyle, laidback attitudes and a ubiquitous love for Tim Tams. Random dancing, vodka fumes and Dostoyevsky references included. Featuring Gosha Bodryi (QLD RAW semi-finalist), Gleb Tugushev (Moscow comedy stage regular) Kaychu (QLD RAW finalist) and special guest Kirill Sietlov (uncrowned king of Moscow’s surreal and post modern comedy scene and TV show host). Rock up with your rubles and experience making sense of the Aussie chilled out nature as deciphered in thick Russian accents. When: 28 March @8:30pm / 29-31 March @4:45pm Where: The Imperial Hotel, 2-8 Bourke St., Melbourne CBD Purchase your tickets: here

DANIEL CONNELL – BIT OF SHUSH

After a stellar 2017, Melbourne comedian Daniel Connell brings his new stand-up comedy show, Daniel Connell: Bit of Shush, to the Melbourne Town Hall – Backstage Room 29 March – 22 April as part of the 2018 Melbourne International Comedy Festival. After the success of his 2017 festival show, Stacks On, Daniel made his debut performance as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala and was selected to tour Asia and Australia as part of the Festival Roadshow. Daniel first launched himself into the comedy world in the 2009 emerging comedian competition ‘Green Faces’ in Canberra. Since 2011 Daniel has performed a brand new hour of stand-up at six consecutive Melbourne International Comedy Festivals. One of the most active comedians in the country, Daniel can be seen sharing a stage with comedians such as Dave Hughes, Anne Edmonds and Tommy Little. Daniel could easily be described as the ideal Aussie comedian – affable, loveable and hilarious. His observational, dry, often unanticipated comedy has seen him take to stages all over the country. “This show …

Cine Latino Film Festival T&Cs

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Sweet Expo 2017 T&Cs

PRIVACY: We are committed to the privacy of your information. We do not, and will not, distribute, disclose or sell any of your personal information to third parties, other than as required by law or as necessary to process a payment. By entering the contest, you agree to release the Competition Entities, Instagram and Facebook and Twitter from all responsibility or liability for damages, losses or injuries of any kind resulting from participation in the Competition or any prize-related activities, if any, or any awarding, possession, use and/or misuse of prize(s), if any, awarded herein. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram, Facebook or Twitter. You are providing your information to ErdiGroup Hotel Collection and not to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.   TERMS AND CONDITIONS The Promoter is ErdiGroup Hotel Collection (ABN 58 328 593 784 & 50 693 006 965)  of 195 Swanston Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000. Information on how to enter and prizes forms part of the terms of entry. Entry into the competition is deemed …