Relax… Betty’s Burgers is in Melbourne now

After discovering the joys of Betty’s Burgers on holidays to Noosa I was pretty excited to hear Betty’s has opened up in Melbourne now.  Even in Melbourne’s (much!) colder climate Betty’s Melbourne store still retains a tropical holiday feel thanks to the colourful tiling in shades of blue, comfy aqua cushioned chairs and big glass

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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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