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fusion

Generous: Tea salted duck stir-fry topped with crisp taro chips.

Madame Wu

Riparian Plaza, 71 Eagle Street, Brisbane, Queensland
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    13.5/20

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  • Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
    11 reader ratings

Madame Wu's balcony is the perfect spot to toast the Brisbane River over dumplings.

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melbourne

Brioche with spiced berries, Pedro Ximenez syrup and creme fraiche.

Ascot Food Store

Annabel Smith Modern cafe serves up gorgeous breakfasts and doughnuts with custard injections.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (2)

sydney

Beach Shed

The Beach Shed

Jacqui Taffel An old boatshed gets a makeover worthy of its picture-perfect location.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (5)

barhop

Magazin

Magazin

Rachel Olding No photos, no signage and no bar. There's a lot of things you won't find at Magazin, a top-secret cocktail spot beneath William Street.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (9)

family

Lobster roll at Coogee Pavilion.
14/20

Coogee Pavilion

Terry Durack There's something for everyone at Justin Hemmes' brilliant rethink of this vast beachside pub.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (5)

moroccan

Sweet lamb Rabat tagine.

Moroccan Tagine

Simone Egger Moroccan Tagine is one of those easy places that makes Melbourne so liveable.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (3)

sri lankan

Go-to dish: Curried duck leg with pineapple chutney.
14.5/20

Araliya St Kilda

Michael Harden This glossy outpost of Hawthorn's long-running Araliya is worth crossing town for.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (4)

top hats

Suckling pig poached in buttermilk, parsnip bark, aleppo kimchi and spiced walnuts Gerard's Bistro.

The Brisbane Times Good Food Guide awards 2014

Callan Boys Gerard's Bistro has taken home the top prize at this year's Good Food Guide awards.

alfresco

'Arrabbiata' chicken wings.
14/20

The Mero Restaurant and Bar

Natascha Mirosch Indooroopilly Shopping Centre's freshest addition brings alfresco Italian dining to the complex.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (5)

balinese

Nasi pandan wangi.

Sanur's Balinese Restaurant

Natasha Rudra Sanur's brings satay, soto and traditional Indonesian dishes to the Belconnen foreshore.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (45)

japanese

The sashimi platter is highly recommended.
13/20

Grill and Sizzle Fusion

Natasha Rudra With more than a few well executed dishes, this suave Asian fusion restaurant far exceeds what you'd expect from a suburban restaurant.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (12)

sydney

Sepia

Sepia

18.5/20

The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 2015's Restaurant of the Year is a compelling dining experience.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (26)

canberra

Persian ice-cream.

Saffron Room Persian Restaurant

14.5/20

Catriona Jackson Persian food made with love and skill, and at great prices.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (11)

melbourne

Corn fritters with kasoundi and poached eggs.

Addict Food and Coffee

Matt Holden Are these corn fritters really 'addictive'? Matt Holden heads to Fitzroy to find out.

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
reader rating (1)

stalwart

Toffee figs with vanilla ice-cream at Beppi's.

Beppi's

14/20

Terry Durack Beppi's is the only restaurant to appear in both the first and the 30th editions of the Good Food Guide.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (25)

restaurant of the year

Sepia

Sepia

18.5/20

Sepia on Sussex Street is a compelling dining experience.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (26)

breakfast

Beach Shed

The Beach Shed

Jacqui Taffel An old boatshed gets a makeover worthy of its picture-perfect location.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (5)

peruvian

Ceviche Peruano is marinated in 'tiger's milk' and scattered with charred corn.

Pastuso

15/20

Michael Harden Landing with confidence, this modern Peruvian restaurant is as cool as its address.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (4)

coffee and cake

Lemon curd and toffee cake at Long Shot.

Long Shot

Kylie Northover The queues have been steadily growing at this artisan bakery-cafe in Docklands.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (7)

show-stopper pork

Sticky pork belly at Lucy Liu.

Lucy Liu

Dani Valent Lucy Liu reimagines the old PM24 into a genre-hopping pan-Asian eatery.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (4)

americana

Crab cakes with fennel slaw.

Nantucket Kitchen & Bar

14/20

Natascha Mirosch This Cape Cod conservatory-styled bar and eatery brings a slice of sophisticated Americana to Brisbane's western 'burbs.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (41)

pan-asian

Crisp silken tofu with garlic, lemongrass and chilli.

Kwan Brothers

Natascha Mirosch Casual, late night, kooky and kitsch, the newest kid on the Alfred block is a clever mix.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (28)

yakitori

Karaage

Bird's Nest Yakitori

Natascha Mirosch Eat your way from beak to tail at this unusual contemporary yakitori bar.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (26)

hotel hotel

Mulloway, almond butter, onion cups, broad beans and peas.

Monster Kitchen and Bar

16/20

Kirsten Lawson So how did Godzilla become Monster? Kirsten Lawson ventures to Hotel Hotel to find out.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (27)

mediterranean

Cheesecake with berries and granola crumble.

Pomegranate

14.5/20

Natasha Rudra The European at Kingston has transformed into Pomegranate, which has a Mediterranean-style menu influenced by Erkin Esen of Ottoman.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (8)

beer and burgers

Bentspoke's lamb burger.

BentSpoke Brewery

14/20

Bryan Martin Bryan Martin heads to the newly-opened microbrewery and pub and has a meal that puts beer front and centre.

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (45)

recipes

Good Food. 11 April 2014. Shots for Adams good food recipes. Photo: William Meppem.

Divine desserts

End your next dinner party on a high note with these recipes. Read more

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