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Squires to go it alone at Esquire

Natascha Mirosch The pair behind one of the city's top restaurants, Ryan Squires and Cameron Murchison, have dissolved their business partnership.

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eat out

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New Shanghai

Simone Egger The shopping centre norm is reversed here, with Chinese goods made in Melbourne.

At work: New Shanghai food is prepared in a booth.

Photo: Patrick Scala

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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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Chocolate bavarois

Chocolate bavarois.

If it isn't rich enough ... Neil Perry's decadent dessert can be served with whipped cream on the side. Keep in mind that the quality of the chocolate you use will help determine the quality of the taste.


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)