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Belleville Chicken

Did somebody say chicken?

Your WKM team visit the hottest new venue in town where the humble chook is king! There’s an old adage in hospitality that you shouldn’t try and be all things to all people. Pick something that you are good at and work at perfecting that offering. In the case of Belleville, the hippest new Bar/Restaurant in town, that special offering is just one dish; rotisserie cooked chicken! The Belleville team are pretty serious when it comes to their chooks. They only use organic free range chickens and their giant rotisserie has been specially imported from Brazil. Ordering is easy, just choose a size (quarter, half or whole), choose a sauce (mild gravy, medium ginger and coriander, or hot ssamjang) and choose some sides.  They also have a range of Asian influenced snacks that you can add to your meal. When the WKM team went there we decided to get a side dish to complement our deliciously flavoursome whole chicken so we ordered some extra chicken! Our side was spicy popcorn chicken nuggets with a delicious …

The Grand Hotel: Old World Exterior, Contemporary Styled Interior

Written by guest blogger,  Little Miss Melbourne. Standing proud on the cusp of Melbourne CBD and the Docklands, consuming an entire block from Flinders Street up to Collins, the Grand Hotel Melbourne is, well, grand.  This splendid heritage-listed building originally built in the 1880’s today offers four and a half star accommodation with studio and loft-style one and two bedroom hotel apartments.  It’s an exciting time for the Grand Hotel Melbourne, too, with a recent refurbishment to their generous, classic rooms.  While the hotel continues to ooze old world charm and sophistication, the hotel has done an excellent job with bringing the historic building forward, yet again, into the current day. Location Just a three minute walk to Southern Cross Station, the hotel is literally on the door step to Melbourne’s many offerings including Crown Casino, Etihad Stadium, Docklands, Melbourne Aquarium, DFO South Wharf and Southbank.  Stroll into town or use the free City Circle tram just outside the hotel to explore the city and all which it is famous for from shopping to coffee, …