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James Metcalfe joins Bellevue Hotel

Scott Bolles The former Becasse head chef will be at the epicentre of arguably the richest cluster of fine-dining trained chefs in Sydney.

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Two Birds Brewing

Simone Egger When it comes to beaut beer matched with good food and top service, this boutique brewery is a giant.

Industrial chic: Food is served among the brewing equipment.

Photo: Luis Ascui/Getty Images

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Olive at Mawson

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Kirsten Lawson Kirsten Lawson finds simple, honest dishes on offer at Olive at Mawson in the Southlands shopping centre.

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15/20

Masani

Dani Valent This long-time Carlton favourite is the perfect setting for a classic Italian feast.

Warm and welcoming: One of Masani's grand dining rooms.

Photo: Paul Jeffers/Getty Images

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Madame Wu

Natascha Mirosch Madame Wu's balcony is the perfect spot to toast the Brisbane River over dumplings and contemporary Asian fusion dishes.

Madam Wu.

Photo: Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images

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14/20

Olive at Mawson

Kirsten Lawson You will find simple, honest dishes on offer at Olive at Mawson in the Southlands shopping centre.

Margarita pizza from Olive at Mawson.

Photo: Jamila Toderas

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Six great high teas in Canberra

It's coming into perfect spring high tea weather, so we pick a few of our favourite places to sip tea and have a petit four.

More m'lady?: High tea at the Burbury Hotel, in Barton.

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