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News Bites

 

THE ART OF BREAKFAST


The Monash Museum Of Art (MUMA) will be serving breakfast later this July with Japanese artist Midori Mitamura. It’s part of his show Art & Breakfast at MUMA. Tokyo-based Mitamura creates exhibitions with mixed media and at various times during the exhibition there is a free breakfast session which are all kinds of fun. Have breakfast with a stranger over some art at MUMA until July 23 – midorimitamura.com.

 

 

CHAPEL ST LINDT CAFÉ


Err, did you know that there is soon to be a Lindt café in South Yarra on Chapel St? I found it out yesterday and I think SY is fast becoming sweet central of Melbourne, with Ganache, Lux, B&P, France-Soir and now Lindt all pleading me to get out of bed and stuff my face with sugar.

 

 

MWF MEANS FOOD


This year the Melbourne Writers Festival will have a significant foodie element, with food writers showcased at various venues, including the new Vue De Monde (at Rialto), MoVida Aqui and the new Union Dining Room. Tickle me pink, that sounds just perfect.

 

 

CINEMA NOVA PRESENTS: WINE!


The Cinema Nova Bar and Comida Bebe are screening Bottle Shock and Sideways, two wonderful films about (or at least heavily, heavily featuring) wine. And do you know what they’re doing? They’ve sourced the actual wines from the films and will be serving them with the films. Tapas too. Wow, wow, wow. Bottle Shock on Sunday June 12 at 3pm, and Sideways on Sunday July 24 at 3pm.

 

 

MAD MEX MELBOURNE


Mad Mex has finally made it to Melbourne. Sydney’s been loving it for ages but here… we’ve been deprived. They’re officially opening their Baja-Mexican treats in Melbourne Central this Thursday with a media luncheon with the founder Clovis Young, who worked on Wall Street before he set up Mad Mex in Australia!