As the first major event of the 2022 cultural calendar, the Melbourne Art Fair is an occasion not to be missed by art lovers and aesthetes. And Next Hotel Melbourne provides the perfect base for exploration… Melbourne once again plays host to Australasia’s most progressive forum for contemporary
Stepping out from the sweeping golden lit staircase onto the third floor you hear it: the soft purr of well-oiled activity welcoming you in. Tinkle of glassware here, polish of cutlery there, murmuring voices: after months closed during Melbourne’s 6th lockdown
It’s time to gather with friends, family and colleagues to toast the end of (another) year like no other. And of course, the city’s most exciting new luxury hotel is a must-do-destination for your festive celebrations. Why not add these event ideas to your Christmas
“I wanted to learn [to make] Peking duck over Covid,” says Li. “And I [did], after 80-something ducks.” The dry-aged iteration here isn’t traditional, though; it’s glazed with Campari, rice-malt syrup and coriander seed, hung, and then roasted so the skin turns glassy and crisp.