March seems like great a month to visit Melbourne. The city is hosting it’s annual food and wine festival, during which over 300 events take place in a variety of venues as well as spilling into the rest of the region of Victoria.
Spoon client Massimo Bottura will be appearing at the festival on Sunday 11th March giving a special ‘Theatre of Ideas’ lecture, revealing the inspirations and ideas behinds his food and cooking. other names presenting lectures as part of the series are Rene Redzepi, David Chang and Ben Shewry.
Another highlight of the festival is on Saturday 18th March at 12pm. The Melbourne Food Festival have joined forces with Cinema Nova to present a unique, adults only ‘food on film’ experience titled Debased, Devilish & Delicious.
Described as a sumptuous food and film experience to titillate, tempt, tantalize and tease ALL your senses, the event will involve a screening of Peter Greenaway’s THE COOK, THE THIEF, HIS WIFE AND HER LOVER (R 18+), with a fabulous feast that promises a melting pot of gastronomic and cinematic craziness…