Melbourne: The Making of a Drinking & Eating Capital


Melbourne's bustling laneways and tree-lined streets are renowned for their incrediblechoice of places to eat and drink - from stylish sidewalk cafes and dark, hidden-awaybars to elegant award-winning restaurants and cheap and cheerful eateries. But it has not always been this way. As little as fifty years ago the six o'clock swill heldthe pubs in its crazed binge-drinking grip and as little as twenty years ago you couldbreak the law trying to get a drink with your meal. Now the city has blossomed intoa cosmopolitan food-lover's paradise, which is all thanks to the changes to Victoria'sliquor licensing legislation in 1988. Regarded as a hero in restaurant and bar circles, Professor John Nieuwenhuysen wasthe read more

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ISBN:

9781740667456

Format:

Hardback

Dimensions:

25cm x 19cm

RRP:

$49.99

Category:

Food

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 November 2009

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Harden