Food Inside Hotel Chadstone Melbourne where you can shop, eat, relax and drink in one destination
Béluga in the Seine: the cetacean continues not to eat
© Charly Triballeau / AFP since the start of the week, a beluga has been evolving in the Seine, about 70 kilometers from Paris. An extremely rare presence, especially since the animal normally lives in arctic and subarctic cold waters. "Miser", the cetacean would not eat for several days. Associations and specialists fear for its survival.
Australia's biggest shopping centre has long been regarded as a fashion, retail, food and entertainment destination not for just Melburnians but for visitors from all over the world.
Chadstone attracts millions of shoppers each year as the second biggest shopping centre in the southern hemisphere - home to more than 500 stores including dozens of high luxury brands.
But it's now more than just a world-class shopping precinct - visitors can also now stay as well as play, shop and eat, all at the one destination.
Hotel Chadstone, MGallery by Sofitel is the only premium luxury hotel in Melbourne's south-east outside the CBD.
Summer drinks: our new favorite trendy cocktails
we forget classic drinks in favor of sumptuous refreshing, alcohol and adventure -tinted mixtures. Our selection. © Zoranm Summer Drinks: our new favorite trendy cocktails The new Energy Drink: the Maté very rich in caffeine, the infused mate leaves are excellent natural, physical and intellectual stimulants. Sparkling or not, the mate offers the equivalent of two coffees without causing nervous agitation or bad humor.
Opened in late 2019, the five-star $130million hotel is just 17km from the Melbourne CBD or a 39km drive from Melbourne Airport.
The 12-storey hotel was the result of a three-year collaboration with Chadstone co-owner John Gandel to transform the precinct into an 'integrated lifestyle destination'.
A bespoke digital art installation in the hotel lobby welcomes guests as soon as they walk through the door.
All 250 hotel rooms have ceiling-to-floor panoramic window views looking out across Melbourne towards the CBD, Dandenong Ranges or Port Phillip Bay.
After a long day's shopping, guests can relax in the rooftop pool with expansive views of Melbourne city skyline or enjoy a rejuvenating spa treatment at Holism Retreat ranging from facials, massage and yoga to meditation and wellness light therapy.
Celeb moms get real about breastfeeding
Public breastfeeding in the US was only made legal in all 50 states in 2018. Very recently, mothers in Utah or Idaho were legally required to nurse in bathrooms because it was considered indecent or immodest to do so in public. While most countries around the world don't have a specific ban on breastfeeding in public, the stigma alone is often enough to force women to hide, or give up on the idea altogether. Who better to normalize this natural act than those with the biggest public platform? Check out these other amazing celebrity mothers who bare all and share the real joys and hardships of breastfeeding. Click on and say goodbye to mom-shaming!
Rooftop bar Altus on level 12 is open from 3pm daily with a wide-ranging drinks menu including wine, champagne and cocktails while enjoying Melbourne's skyline.
There's also a snack bar menu featuring everything from oysters, ceviche and spanner crab tart, charcuterie and cheese boards, and a dessert platter.
On the ground floor, renowned chef and restaurateur Scott Pickett's latest eatery Pastore - the Italian word for ‘shepherd’ - honours the area’s heritage as a pasture and orchard.
Gallery: 20 tiny-house manufacturers for every budget (Espresso)
For more low-key dining options, room service and a mini-bar service on demand are available 24-7.
I Just Did Dry July — Here Are The Six Non-Alcoholic Drinks That Got Me Through
Dry July was the perfect opportunity to try new, non-alcoholic drinks that you can keep drinking year-round. Read on for six of my favourites.I thought it was impossible.
Guests from regional Victoria and interstate can take advantage of the hotel's $399 Be Our Guest overnight escape, which is valued at $550.
The package includes one night's accommodation for two in a classic king room, full buffet breakfast and undercover parking.
The package also includes two Hoyts movie tickets, a $50 Chadstone gift card, and a $50 dining voucher.
The dining voucher can be redeemed at one of Chadstone's six premium restaurants on the top level dining precinct, where foodies are spoilt for choice from burgers, Chinese and Japanese, to Vietnamese, Mexican and American fanfare.
Participating restaurants include Betty's Burgers, Fonda, Mama's Buoi, Marae Izakaya, New Shanghai and TGI Fridays.
Hotel Chadstone also has indulgence and shopping spree packages, while rooms start from $269 per night.
Time is running out to bookpackage which expires August 31.
Summer Cocktail recipe: Lemon Tea-Sangria
What could refresh more on a warm August evening than a glass of Sangria with lemon egg tea? Here is the recipe for the Spanish drink classic with Twist © istock Photo Summer Cocktail recipe: Lemon Tea-Sangria ISTOCK Photo Who can say no to a chilled Sangria-Bowle ! Usually the mixed wine drink from Spain is prepared with red wine and fruits such as oranges. But in summer it can sometimes be a little more lively and refreshing.
The reporter was a guest of Hotel Chadstone.
Secret to snacking less revealed as expert advises Brits to 'avoid mindless eating' .
The finding comes from a study of 77 people, aged 18 to 73, who were invited to eat chocolate chip cookies, digestives and chocolate fingers. Those asked to write about their last meal, including its ingredients, ate about half a biscuit less and consumed 70 fewer calories.This was compared to biscuit consumption after remembering a meal the previous day – which worked much less well – and after describing the last meal in greater detail, which actually increased biscuit consumption.