daily bites

daily bites

Melbourne's menu mainstays

Janne Apelgren Most professional chefs like to change their menus regularly, but Melbourne diners are increasingly demanding that some dishes – from humble lobster rolls, to classic Peking duck and chocolate souffle – are always available.

eat out

eat out

eat out

eat out

eat out


Versatile Restaurant

Scallops with spinach and shoestring fries at Versatile.

Bryan Martin Out in the fringe among Gold Creek's tourist attractions, Versatile hits the spot for value and functionality.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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Cooking with truffles

Emiko Davies hunts the rare delicacy in Braidwood and makes a simple pasta dish and semifreddo with the spoils.

Cool as: Truffle gelato is a treat worth seeking out.

Photo: Emiko Davies




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How to make bánh mì

Chef Dan Hong's step-by-step method to create the popular Vietnamese street food snack bánh mì. (02:36)