Nina Rousseau

Nina Rousseau

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Renovating, need Christmas lunch

Matteo?s in Fitzroy North, gearing up for service.

The Dining Doctor on where to go for Christmas lunch in Melbourne.

Eat Out | Nina Rousseau | Fri Dec 07 00:00:00 EST 2012

Non Solo Pasta

Tuck in to the Bunga Bunga pizza at Non Solo Pasta, Docklands.

Chin-chin to Non Solo Pasta, a sharp, clever pizzeria-cafe-restaurant that's adding real pizazz to the Docklands.

Eat Out | Nina Rousseau | Tue Dec 04 00:00:00 EST 2012

Top 10 lunches for $10 and under

Pan-fried pork buns at Shanghai Street Dumpling.

Sick and tired of the same old lunch? Check out our list of Melbourne's best city lunches for $10 or less.

Eat Out | Nina Rousseau and Simone Egger | Mon Dec 03 11:37:07 EST 2012

Eastern Dumpling House

Cheap and cheerful at Eastern Dumpling House, Carnegie.

Listen up, dumpling fanatics, this place is a ripsnorter.

Eat Out | Nina Rousseau | Fri Nov 30 14:05:08 EST 2012

Rockwell and Sons

Fried chicken sandwich at Rockwell and Sons.

Rockwell and Sons is a fascinating package that juxtaposes fine-dining elements with some down-home USA food.

Eat Out | Nina Rousseau | Fri Nov 30 13:33:36 EST 2012

Rockwell and Sons

Kinkawooka mussels and the fried chicken sandwich at Rockwell and Sons.

Rockwell and Sons is a fascinating package that juxtaposes fine-dining elements with some down-home USA food.

Eat Out | Nina Rousseau | Tue Nov 27 03:00:00 EST 2012

Rockwell and Sons

Rockwell & Sons Kinkawooka mussels.

Meet Rockwell and Sons, a fascinating package that juxtaposes fine-dining elements with some down-home USA food.

Eat Out | Nina Rousseau | Tue Nov 27 03:00:00 EST 2012

Eastern Dumpling House

Eastern Dumpling House.

Listen up, dumpling fanatics, this place is a ripsnorter. Potstickers? Oh yeah. Xiao long bao? You betcha.

Good Food | Nina Rousseau | Tue Nov 20 03:00:00 EST 2012

Eastern Dumpling House

Eastern Dumpling House.

Eastern's flavour-packed dumplings are handmade daily.

Eat Out | Nina Rousseau | Tue Nov 20 03:00:00 EST 2012

Los Latinos

Los Latinos, Ascot Vale.

There's plenty to love about at this festive, three-month-old Latin American restaurant.

Eat Out | Nina Rousseau | Tue Nov 13 00:00:00 EST 2012

Los Latinos

Guanacos Carne Asada.

Latin American restaurant and pupuseria: all the dishes have rusticity and homestyle charm, and are top value for money.

Eat Out | Nina Rousseau | Tue Nov 13 00:00:00 EST 2012

Cantina Centrale

Pizza from Cantina Centrale at 11 Hamilton Street, Mont Albert.

The packed Cantina Centrale is a new upstairs-downstairs, wood-fired pizzeria by the team from Northcote's Cafe Bedda.

Eat Out | Nina Rousseau | Tue Oct 30 03:00:00 EST 2012

Machi

Baked Barramundi in Miso from Machi Japanese Resturant.

Machi's dishes are made with Japanese technique but with distinctly Australian, market-driven ingredients.

Eat Out | Nina Rousseau | Tue Oct 23 03:00:00 EST 2012

Kaprica

Capriciosa pizza from Kaprica pizzeria in Carlton.

Pietro Barbagallo has gone back to how it all began with Kaprica.

Eat Out | Nina Rousseau | Tue Oct 16 03:00:00 EST 2012

Mamak

Roti Tisu with chicken satay and teh tarik from Mamak Malaysian restaurant.

Melbourne gains a new Malaysian star.

Eat Out | Nina Rousseau | Tue Sep 25 03:00:00 EST 2012

John Gorilla

French toast with strawberries from John Gorilla cafe in Brunswick.

John Gorilla.

Eat Out | Nina Rousseau | Tue Sep 18 03:00:00 EST 2012

JAM Cafe Gallery

Smashed avocado, spinach, poached egg and feta on toast from JAM Cafe Gallery in Murrumbeena.

JAM is a top little spot run by Melanie and Michael Nichols on a strip in Murrumbeena.

Eat Out | Nina Rousseau | Tue Sep 11 03:00:00 EST 2012

Zaatar

Mezza plate from Zaatar restaurant in Coburg.

East meets west with a salty hurrah at Zaatar, in the form of a hot, half-moon haloumi and Vegemite pie.

Eat Out | Nina Rousseau | Tue Sep 04 03:00:00 EST 2012

B.East

Filthy Beast burger from The B.East in Brunswick East.

Burger bars are sprinkling the city like sesame seeds on a brioche bun, but the 100-seater B.East - with its buns, beer and live music - cranks things up a notch.

Eat Out | Nina Rousseau | Tue Aug 14 03:00:00 EST 2012

Kitchenboys

Kitchenboys, Warburton.

Kitchenboys, an informal but modern backstreet Asian kitchen, shows that changes are afoot in Warburton.

Eat Out | Nina Rousseau | Tue Aug 07 03:00:00 EST 2012