Monday, October 01, 2012

A few of my favourite Melbourne things.

It's our second anniversary, and I have had what may well be the quintessential Melbourne weekend: cocktails vs wine and slow-cooked lamb at Maha, a late-night movie at Cinema Nova, a café opening across the road from my house, parma at my local pub while watching the AFL Grand Final, cricket training and the Complete Works of Shakespeare at the Fringe Festival.  In no particular order, here are some more Melbourne things I'm rather fond of:

◦ Proud Mary ◦ Mitte ◦ Seven Seeds ◦ Campos◦ 
◦Brunswick East Project◦ Sensory Lab ◦
Hardware Société (yes, that's actually tea).

◦ Movida ◦ Cumulus Inc ◦ Cookie ◦ Mamasita ◦ Bar Lourinha ◦
◦Longrain◦ Easy Tiger ◦ Hell of the North◦ Gingerboy◦ Brunetti's◦ 
◦Movida Aqui◦ ◦Maha ◦ Chin Chin◦ Gumbo Kitchen◦ Taco Truck◦ 
◦Los Amates◦ The Commoner◦ The Gem◦ North Fitzroy Star◦ 
◦Pizza Meine Liebe◦ Cutler&Co◦ La Luna◦ Boire◦ Huxtables◦ 
◦Beatbox Kitchen◦ Josie Bones ◦ Gigi Baba◦ 
◦Loafer Bread◦ Camy Shanghai Dumplings ◦
Movida Next Door

◦ The Attic◦ Black Pearl◦ The LuWow◦ Gin Palace◦ Bar Americano◦
◦The Black Cat◦ City Wine Shop◦ Melbourne Supper Club◦ Siglo◦
◦Atticus Finch◦ Polly's◦ Bennetts Lane Jazz Club ◦

◦ MCG◦ Manchester Unity Building◦ Royal Exhibition Building◦ 
◦Westgarth Cinema ◦ BMW Edge ◦ St Patrick's Cathedral◦ 
◦State Library of Victoria◦ Readings Bookshop, Carlton◦ Cinema Nova ◦
The house called Milton.

Everything else 
◦ The Wheeler Centre◦ Melbourne Food and Wine Festival ◦
◦ trips to Perth being exciting ◦Can't Stop the Serenity ◦ visitors ◦
◦ Melbourne Writer's Festival◦ trams◦  Rose St Artist Markets◦  
◦daylight savings◦friends old and new◦ 


Jayne said...

Very Melbourne indeed! Happy anniversary. Where did you call home before Melbourne?

missjane said...

Perth, of course... some days it seems Melbourne is full of ex-Perth types.

It's still home, in a way, as is Melbourne now, which can get rather confusing.