A very Danish steakhouse: A Hereford Beefstouw

You might not immediately think of the Danes when you think of steak but the opening of A Hereford Beefstouw in the CBD is set to change that. This steakhouse has achieved great success in Denmark serving up Australian beef and now is attempting to actually sell the ice to the eskimos by opening up

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Return of the roast chicken: Philippe Restaurant

He’s back! Melbourne had mourned the absence of legendary French chef Philippe Mouchel after the closure of PM24 but now he has returned to the city with his own restaurant.  In Melbourne at least Philippe Mouchel is in the Madonna category of only needing the one name, his new restaurant is simply called “Philippe”. Located

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Ruyi puts the glam into Chinese

Many of Melbourne’s best Chinese restaurants aren’t very glamorous, but Ruyi goes against the grain.  In an alleyway just of Chinatown, there’s not a formica table in sight at this moodily lit restaurant with its Hecker Guthrie designed blonde wood interior highlighted with vintage tiles and custom made stone tableware.   I went there with

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Congee cravings at Lawyers, Guns and Money

As an ex lawyer it’s hard to resist a restaurant called Lawyers, Guns and Money.  It’s a great name and given the location right next to Melbourne’s legal heartland the moniker is proof of savvy marketing as well. Lawyers, Guns and Money is the newest offering from Victor Liong of Lee Ho Fook.    It’s

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