Simone Egger Patbingsoo is a happy fusion of Korean health-conscious cafe, contemporary-Oz restaurant and dessert bar.
Natascha Mirosch This laneway bar/diner taps into the overwhelmingly popular American food trend, taking its cues from Brooklyn, New York.
Natasha Rudra This Griffith venue remains a stalwart of Canberra's dining scene offering discreet and elegant dining.
Candice Chung Who says you can’t eat fried chicken before noon? Bar H revels in breakfast rebellion.
Dani Valent This new burger joint is all about having fun with with beef, brioche and booze.
Rachel Olding Balmain newcomer Wilhelmina's features tall bar tables and a stunning wall mural by street artist Anya Brock next to an open kitchen serving up stunning dishes.
Georgia Waters Dachshund Coffee offers relaxed family dining with plenty of space for prams and dogs.
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Bridget McManus Having a crack at the bacon and egg scene has proved a winner at this Warbuton pizza restaurant.
Michael Harden A complete lack of pretentiousness seems to be the default setting at this laneway bar.
Natascha Mirosch Indooroopilly Shopping Centre's freshest addition brings alfresco Italian dining to the complex.
Natascha Mirosch Madame Wu's balcony is the perfect spot to toast the Brisbane River over dumplings.
Kirsten Lawson Kirsten Lawson finds Malamay in Barton filled with intriguing dishes and a sake list to match the punchy flavours.
Natasha Rudra Well executed Mediterranean dishes with a slight twist are on offer at this new Braddon restaurant.
Adam Liaw's whole stuffed salmon
Adam Liaw shows how to spice up a whole salmon with herbs and lemon jasmine rice, dressed in pickled cucumber. (02:56)