Gemima Cody The Reymond family's pub is unquestionably more a smart French-ish bistro than your new local boozer.
Natascha Mirosch There's a lot to like about Julius; the laneway location in Brisbane's cultural heartland, the sexy, semi-industrial fit-out with a cheeky nod to the Italian "ristorante" of old inherent in the arched brick doorway, and a convivial bar full of jewel-like bottles of Aperol and Cinzano.
Natasha Rudra This Griffith venue remains a stalwart of Canberra's dining scene offering discreet and elegant dining.
Matt Holden Brunch comes modelled on dinner at this revitalised Carlton cafe.
Kirsten Lawson Rye risotto? Parsnip brulee? The food is bold and often experimental at one of Braddon's newest restaurants.
Sally Webb Neil Perry's new Burger Project at World Square is a welcome development.
Rachel Olding You'd be hard pressed finding a better gin bar in Sydney.
Matt Holden This bruncher is tucked down a walkway off Torquay's surf shop strip.
Simone Egger These soup dumplings are good enough to launch a listicle. But they're from Georgia, not Shanghai.
Natascha Mirosch This laneway bar/diner taps into the overwhelmingly popular American food trend, taking its cues from Brooklyn, New York.
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.
How to make the perfect margarita
Sven Almenning of Eau-de-Vie cocktail bar takes us through the precise steps to make a classic margarita. (02:18)