Dining in Style

Art of the Table – Culinary Delights & Dining in Style, NGV

Art of the Table – Culinary Delights & Dining in Style, NGV

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The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) in conjunction with Melbourne Food and Wine Festival will present a new exhibition Art of the Table, from February 5 2014

Learning to Dine Stylishly

Learning to Dine Stylishly

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The Georgian age was a boom time for Britain. One of the most notable changes in diet was a change in the way animals were farmed. This meant fresh meat, rather than salted became readily available. Roast Beef was immortalised by artist William Hogarth in his prints and ironically, he…

Elegance, a refinement of taste to cultivate polite society

Elegance, a refinement of taste to cultivate polite society

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An evening of traditional elegance, say at the White House or Government House Australia, still requires a perfection of planning and wise organisation so that it appears not to be contrived at all.