Carne Grill epitomises the concept of a serious steakhouse and is not for the faint hearted. From the aged meats hanging in the temperature controlled fridge on display to the hefty steak knives at the table, Carne Grill exudes seriousness about its meats.
Sitting unassumingly at the heart of Coburg on Sydney Road, Bluestone impresses with hearty and generous American BBQ dishes that provide diners with a unique spin on low and slow traditions from the US BBQ belt.
Located in leafy Brighton, Cucina & Co delivers classic pizzas made in the traditional Neapolitan style and keeping in the tradition of a cicchetti, features small plates perfect to wash down with wine.
There’s queues out the door. But there is good reason. Dragon Hot Pot is not quite a grocery store, nor is it a made-to-order restaurant. Instead, it’s a happy combination of the two and has made it a hot pot powerhouse and an unstoppable force on Melbourne’s Chinese dining scene.
Yama Yama is an izakaya-style establishment located in Rowville, dedicated first and foremost to the art of Japanese eating and drinking, offering a laid back environment for catching up with friends and family.
Cosi is an intimate and chic Modern Italian eatery in the heart of South Yarra. The kitchen serves delicious Italian cuisine which centres on the preparations of authentic Italian dishes paired with fresh ingredients.
ISH is not what you would usually associate with an Indian venue, but then again, it’s not your typical Indian restaurant. Expect dishes that have been carefully created, paying homage to Indian flavours but with a contemporary edge and using ingredients not usually associated with Indian food. It's exciting stuff.
Melbourne is filled with Thai restaurants but Thai @ Toorak manages to stand out from the crowd. Tucked away, up a flight of stairs from Toorak's bustling Toorak Road, the restaurant rewards those who venture in.
Red Piggy opened its doors this week and offers Melburnians (and visitors) a modern twist on classic South-East Asian flavours, highly influenced by the vibrant and rich history of the old French Indochina region.
A year on and Head chef Paul Turner (Cutler and Co, Donovans and Qualia) continues to break the mould on Chapel Street, with a modern Australian menu consisting of non-committal, shareable tapas style dishes to test before you dive into a selection of substantial mains.
Due to popular demand Grand Lafayette have recently relocated from their iconic beach side location in Port Melbourne and upsized to a larger, vibrant joint in the heart of Prahran, just off Chapel Street.
Located on South Yarra’s bustling Toorak Road in Melbourne, Yagiz invites guests to experience the flavours of modern Turkey in a vibrant atmosphere, accompanied by a new menu that demonstrates the evolution of a talented chef and his kitchen team.