Spicy hot dog with sour cream, cheese and jalapenos at Freddie Wimpoles.

Freddie Wimpoles

125 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, 3182
The flaming chorizo is soaked in sherry.

Bibo Wine Bar

7 Bay Street, Double Bay, New South Wales, Australia, 2028
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
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Pork belly and pickles at Bad Shepherd Brewing Co.

Bad Shepherd Brewing Co

386 Reserve Road, Cheltenham, Victoria, Australia, 3192
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
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Hummus and spiced lamb at Herd in Healesville.

Herd Bar, Healesville

Basement 177-179 Maroondah Highway, Healesville, Victoria, Australia, 3777
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
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Bar Liberty's signature GLT sandwich.

Bar Liberty

234 Johnston Street, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, 3065
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
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The side room at Eau-de-Vie in Darlinghurst.

Eau-de-Vie

229 Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia, 2010
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
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MJR fried chicken.

MJR Tom

108 Smith Street, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia, 3066
The Trinidad Sour cocktail at Jangling Jack's.

Jangling Jack's

175 Victoria Street, Potts Point, New South Wales, Australia, 2011
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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Tasting board at Misery Guts.

Misery Guts

19 Grey Street, Saint Kilda, Victoria, Australia, 3182
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
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Lemongrass and ginger panna cotta at The House of Louis Tan in Bondi.

The House of Luis Tan

Shop 15/178 Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach, New South Wales, Australia, 2026
Zig-a-Zig-ah at Slice Girls West.

Back Alley Sally's

Level 1, 4 Yewers Street, Footscray, Victoria, Australia, 3011
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (4)

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77 William Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia, 2010
Try the buttermilk fried-chicken burger.

The Local Taphouse

122 Flinders Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia, 2010
Banana cocktail at Pretty Mama in Watertank Way, Spencer Street, Melbourne.

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Pretty Mama

Watertank Way, 220 Spencer Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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Haloumi and fig syrup at Lady Nelson's bar in Windsor.

Lady Nelson's

44 Chapel Street, Windsor, Victoria, Australia, 3181
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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Split Yamba prawns with Jamaican vinegar.

Easy Eight

152-156 Clarence Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2000
Trout with lemon at Hampton Wine Co.

Hampton Wine Co

444 Hampton Street, Hampton, Victoria, Australia, 3188
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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Love, Tilly Devine

91 Crown Lane, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia, 2010
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
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Ham and gruyere toastie served at Underwood Wine Bar in Fitzroy.

Underwood Wine Bar

181 Saint Georges Road, Fitzroy North, Victoria, Australia, 3068
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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Crab roll with celery and avocado at West Village, Petersham.

West Village

30 Terminus Street, Petersham, New South Wales, Australia, 2049
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
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Wagyu beef dumplings at Monkey King.

Monkey King

68 Menzies Alley, Melbourne Central, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
The Imperial's 'Controversial Cubano' sandwich.

Imperial Rooftop

2-8 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
Unicorn Hotel

The Unicorn Hotel

106 Oxford Street, Paddington, New South Wales, Australia, 2021
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
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The wine racks at  Cult of the Vine

Cult of the Vine

7 Florence Street, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia, 3056
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
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Harbour Vieux cocktail

Darlo Country Club

235 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia, 2010
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
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Burger Theory's #2 burger.

Tuxedo Cat and Burger Theory at the Duke of Kent site

293 La Trobe Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
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The Red Ale at White Rabbit Barrel Hall is a tart, blushing cherry number.

White Rabbit Barrel Hall

Little Creatures Village, 221 Swanston Street (corner Fyans Street), South Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 3220
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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Pork ribs, fries and sandwiches at Della Hyde in Sydney.

Della Hyde

34 Oxford Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia, 2010
Food and drinks at Glamorama on Brunswick Street.

Glamorama

393 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, 3065
Biccicletta cocktail.

Maybe Frank

421 Bourke Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia, 2010
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
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Greg's Grog cocktail at Henry Deane at the Hotel Palisade.

Henry Deane at Hotel Palisade

35 Bettington Street, Millers Point, New South Wales, Australia, 2000
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
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The Gin and Tonic paddle at the Four Pillars Distillery.

Four Pillars Distillery

2A Old Lilydale Road, Healesville, Victoria, Australia, 3777
J&M can be found through a door of no importance and up a flight of ancient stairs.

J&M

Level 2, 1 Angel Place, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2000
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
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The Chieftain cocktail

Hunter & Barrel

Eastland 'Town Square', Shop R04,171-175 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood, Victoria, Australia, 3134
A generous negroni served at Nighthawks.

Nighthawks

136 Johnston Street, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia, 3066
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
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Blackbeard cocktail

Titus Jones

337 Illawarra Road, Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia, 2204
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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Trailer Trash burger

East Brunswick Hotel

280 Lygon Street, Brunswick East, Victoria, Australia, 3057
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
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Peg Leg Pyrmont

11 Pyrmont Bridge Road, Pyrmont, New South Wales, Australia, 2009
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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The Mill House red sangria, yours from $20 a carafe.

The Mill House

279 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
The Cotton Thief's double cheeseburger.

The Cotton Thief

350 Military Road, Cremorne, New South Wales, Australia, 2090
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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The Ugly Duckling's cheese plate.

The Ugly Duckling

238 Swan Street, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 3121
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
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All In Tray at Hats and Tatts in South Melbourne.

Hats and Tatts

78 Cecil Street, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3205
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
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Chilli beef-topped Borderlands burger with waffle fries at The Hayberry in Crows Nest.

The Hayberry

97 Willoughby Road, Crows Nest, New South Wales, Australia, 2065
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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Bottled negroni at Heartbreaker.

Heartbreaker

234A Russell Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
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Yuzu Breezer cocktail at Dead Ringer.

Dead Ringer

413 Bourke Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia, 2010
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
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Karuga cocktail.

Kagura

84 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia, 2010
Everything you need for the Drummer cocktail, served in a large paper cup.

The Lord Gladstone

115 Regent Street, Chippendale, New South Wales, Australia, 2008
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
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Suckling pig sausage rolls at Bennelong.

Bennelong Bar

Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Foraged flowers garnish the beef tartare at Little Drop of Poison.

Little Drop of Poison

937A Main Road, Eltham, Victoria, Australia, 3095
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
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Chicken and tarragon pie with mint peas and potato mash.

Hotel Palisade

35 Bettington Street, Millers Point, New South Wales, Australia, 2000
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
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'Bloody hell' - a bloody Mary garnished with a prawn, chicken wing and slider.

Bloody Mary's

332 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia, 2010
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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Truffled croque-monsieur at Smalls in South Melbourne.

Smalls

20 Yarra Place, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3205
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
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Whisky

The Whisky Room at The Clock Hotel

470 Crown Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia, 2010
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 07: The double Barrio burger at Barrio Cellar on July 7, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Sahlan Hayes/Fairfax Media)

Barrio Cellar

Basement, 58 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2000
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
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One of the kitschy monkey head cocktails.

The Cliff Dive

16-18 Oxford Square, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia, 2010
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 23:  Cocktail,

Icebergs Dining Room and Bar

1 Notts Avenue, Bondi, New South Wales, Australia, 2026
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
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Rotisserie chicken with slaw and fries.

Belleville

Globe Alley, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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A bracing dark and stormy bra!

Raven's Eye

127 King Street, Newtown, New South Wales, Australia, 2042
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
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The Temperance Society

122 Smith Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales, Australia, 2130
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 23:  The oysters on the half shell served at   Bar Clarine in Fitzroy on April 23, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Pat Scala/Fairfax Media)

Bar Clarine

150 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, 3065
Rating: 1 out of 5 stars
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