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Getta Boss burger at Getta Burger.

Brisbane's best burgers

Ashton Rigg The city's love affair with the now not-so-humble burger continues, with new places opening at cracking place. Here are the standouts.

country victoria

Snacks at Moor Please.
14/20

Moor Please

Gemima Cody Moor's Head spin-off brings Middle Eastern brunch and pizza to Hepburn Springs.

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

sydney

Grub's up: Pigsy plate at Pork'd.

Pork'd

Myffy Rigby Pork'd pays homage to America, south-east Asia and the supremacy of beery, smoky, barbecued goodness.

weekend dining

The calamari with couscous has an element of surprise.

Bauhaus West

Jacqui Taffel A former banker takes a leap of faith to cook the food he loves.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (7)

restaurant

Mud crab with fresh herbs on toast.
14/20

Moxhe

Terry Durack Chef David Coumont brings a degree of professional finesse to Moxhe not often seen in a little 34-seater eastern suburbs dining room.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (9)

sunny brunch spot

Sardi's colourful breakfast board.

Sardi

Matt Holden If you want to get your healthy brunch groove on, and don't mind a crowd, Sardi is your venue.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (6)

contemporary vegetarian

Go-to dish: Ricotta and rye gnocchi at Transformer.
14/20

Transformer

Gemima Cody Vegie Bar's new sibling redefines the boundaries of vegetarian cooking.

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (14)

gold coast

On the Kiyomi menu: Scampi with foie gras.

Best places to eat on the Gold Coast 2015

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italian

Coppa Spuntino's margherita pizza passes the test.

Coppa Spuntino Bar & Restaurant

Natascha Mirosch Take a Roman holiday at this new Brisbane laneway bar.

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (11)

bar-restaurant

Food and Wine. aham Tidy.
14/20

Soju Girl

Catriona Jackson Cocktails work in harmony with the Asian-inspired share plates.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (15)

latin american

Seafood paella at Mazorca in Kingston.
12/20

Mazorca

Bryan Martin This pleasant, family restaurant serves honest South American food.

Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (13)

melbourne

Elegant: Grilled chicken waldorf salad at Glovers Station.

Glovers Station

Dani Valent This former auto workshop brings excellent coffee and delicious food to a neighbourhood in need.

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

sydney

Mini Beef Burgers at Kipling's Garage Bar.

Kipling's Garage Bar

Lenny Ann Low A revamped mechanic's workshop on Sydney's north shore keeps customers' motors running.

Rating: 1 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (4)

canberra

Beef carpaccio at L'Artista.

L'Artista

12/20

Bryan Martin A go-to place in Belconnen for a fix of hearty Italian-style food.

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (8)

dumplings

Spinach dumplings with shrimp at Tim Ho Wan.

Tim Ho Wan

13/20

Terry Durack Tim Ho Wan is worth a visit for the curiosity factor and the undeniable freshness of the food - but does it live up to the hype?

Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (9)

spicy

The 'lava'-rated spicy soup.

Do Dee Paidang

Myffy Rigby If you like your Thai soup on the volcanic side of hot then this joint in Chinatown is for you.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (21)

seafood

Petuna ocean trout, tamarind, warrigal greens and fennel at the Gantry Restaurant & Bar.

The Gantry Restaurant & Bar

14.5/20

Terry Durack With Australian seafood, less is definitely more.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (16)

suburban gem

'Crap bun': Soft-shell crab brioche rolls.

Benjamin's Kitchen

Matt Holden Neighbourhood Chinese gets a reboot at this cloud-like cafe.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (25)

pizza

The sardine pizza at Ovest.

Ovest

Dani Valent Artisan pizza deprivation was evidently a big issue around these parts.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (32)

eggs benedict

Roti bread sets the eggs benedict apart.

Sir Charles

Matt Holden This cafe (and suburb's) namesake, Sir Charles Augustus Fitzroy, was some guy.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (10)

chinese

Happy Boy

Happy Boy

Natascha Mirosch This modest eatery lets the food stand solo in the spotlight and sing.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (18)

pizza

Julius

Julius Pizzeria

Natascha Mirosch There's a lot to like about Julius.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (34)

pan-Asian

Coconut and tumeric Moreton Bay bug curry.

Longtime Restaurant & Bar

14/20

Natascha Mirosch For pre or post-town-painting with a group of hungry food-loving friends who don't mind paying for quality, this place is right on the money.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (57)

pub

The Beast of Burley mixed grill includes pork ribs, pulled pork, andouille sausage and celeriac slaw.

Walt and Burley, Kingston

13/20

Natasha Rudra Pulled pork, barbecue, nachos and burgers are all staples at this pub on the Kingston Foreshore.

Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (14)

fine dining

Balanced: Windsor strawberries and cream meringue, custard, mint cloud, freeze-dried mandarin.

Courgette

16/20

Bryan Martin Courgette shines on as a sanctuary for those who wish to bask in the glow of purposeful, artistic food, wine and ambience.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (22)

malaysian

Nasi lemark with beef rendang at Malaysian Chapter.

Malaysian Chapter

14/20

Catriona Jackson A great family restaurant, with vibrant, fresh, assertive food, great value for money and a lovely feel.

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
reader ratings (49)

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