Colourful steamed dumplings.

Lotus The Galeries

Level 1, The Galeries, 500 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2000
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (8)
Deep-fried cheesecake at Meating Room.

Meating Room

45 Liardet Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2611
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
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'Damn Good Fried Chicken' at Chicken Institute in Surry Hills.

Chicken Institute

61 Fitzroy Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia, 2010
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (2)
Master stock bone marrow perched on a prawn cracker at Sugar Prawn.

Sugar Prawn

230 Smith Street, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia, 3066
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
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Wagyu bavette serves with charred onion, watercress and harissa at Saint Urban.

Saint Urban

213 Swan Street, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 3121
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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Roast Thirlmere duck, onion, carrot puree and gingerbread.

Drake Eatery

Corner Curlewis and Gould streets, Bondi Beach, New South Wales, Australia, 2026
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
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Bagel and lox at Bancroft Brewers.

Bancroft Brewers

480A Glen Huntly Road, Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia, 3185
Cannoli at Corvina.

Corvina

84 Ainsworth Street, Mawson, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2607
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (8)
Lume's 15 courses conclude with a cacao pod filed with petits fours.

Lume

226 Coventry Street, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3205
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (18)
Vanilla rice pudding at William Blue Dining.

William Blue Dining

107 George Street, The Rocks, New South Wales, Australia, 2000
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (16)
Yum sam grop salad with shards of deep-fried fish skin and tangy tamarind and chilli dressing.

Thaiger Rabbit

391 Victoria Street, Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia, 3067
Poached corella pears, rhubarb ice-cream, sumac sugar, strawberry puree and moscato gelee at C Dine.

C Dine Bar

17 Eastlake Parade, Kingston, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2604
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (20)
'Designer Sliders' at One Tea Lounge and Grill.

One Tea Lounge and Grill

73 York Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2000
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
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Sardines flatbread at the Boathouse at Shelley Beach.

The Boathouse Shelly Beach

1 Marine Parade, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
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Margherita pizza at La Svolta.

La Svolta

450 Hampton Street, Hampton, Victoria, Australia, 3188
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (15)
Rotisserie chicken with celeriac dijonnaise, roast potatoes and garlic.

Deja Vue

401 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3004
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (13)
Tonkotsu gekikara at Shyun Ramen.

Shyun Ramen

73 Koornang Road, Carnegie, Victoria, Australia, 3163
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (11)
Huevos madrilenos (baked eggs with chorizo and black pudding).

Kirk's Wine Bar

Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (40)
Wok fried calamari dish

Moorish Blue

139 Blues Point Road, McMahons Point, New South Wales, Australia, 2060
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
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Massaman lamb shank.

Kinn Thai

125 Bunda Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2601
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (10)
Good Food cover. Bennelong at the Opera House. Chef Peter Gilmore.  Opera House sails - Pavlova. Photograph by Edwina Pickles. 19th June 2015.

Bennelong

Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (119)
Poached eggs with spiced goat's curd and 'chilli hair'.

Square and Compass

222 Clarendon Street, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3002
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
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Tarwin River lamb shanks, Sichuan spices and salted cucumber at Yama Kitchen & Bar.

Yama Kitchen & Bar

LOT 1F Great Alpine Road, Mount Hotham, Victoria, Australia, 3741
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (15)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 08:  The red claw yabby pikelets at Bennelong at the Opera House on July 8, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Fairfax Media)

Cured and Cultured Bar, Bennelong

Sydney Opera House, 2A Macquarie Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2000
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (24)
Souffle with roquefort sauce at Bistro Guillaume.

Bistro Guillaume

Riverside, Crown Complex, Southbank, Victoria, Australia, 3006
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
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A tray of caviar dumplings.

Luyu and Yum Yum

196 King Street, Newtown, New South Wales, Australia, 2042
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
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Quinoa tabbouleh on toast at Taze.

Taze, Civic

20 Genge Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2601
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
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Warm hummus with freshly baked taboon Palestinian bread.

Kepos & Co

Shop 5, Casba, 18 Danks Street, Waterloo, New South Wales, Australia, 2017
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (92)
Go-to dish: New York strip steak at Longhorn Saloon.

Longhorn Saloon

118 Elgin Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 3053
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (25)
The 'amazing famous bomb' dessert.

Steak Ministry

39 Kingsway Parade, Glen Waverley, Victoria, Australia
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (15)
Poached quince and frangipane tart.

Pulp Kitchen

1 Wakefield Garden, Ainslie, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2602
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (15)
Cult hit: Xiao long bao dumplings at newly-opened global dumpling chain Din Tai Fung..

Din Tai Fung

Level 4, Emporium, 287 Lonsdale Street (enter via Caledonian Lane), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (91)
Long Chim's pad Thai.

Long Chim

L2-02, Casino Atrium 2, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore, Singapore
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (39)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 23: The Connecticut style lobster roll at Watermans in Potts Point on June 23, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Sahlan Hayes/Fairfax Media)

Waterman's Lobster Co

5/29-31 Orwell Street, Potts Point, New South Wales, Australia, 2011
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (172)
Pulled pork bagel.

Mountain of Bears

556 North Road, Ormond, Victoria, Australia, 3204
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (29)
A Gibson Girl cocktail.

Stowaway Bar

24 Lawrence Street, Freshwater, New South Wales, Australia, 2096
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (3)
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Barbeque Nation

33 Gartside Street, Wanniassa, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2903
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
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The bufalina is like a luxed-up margherita.

Lucio Pizzeria

Shop 34, 2-4 Defries Ave, Zetland, New South Wales, Australia, 2017
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (61)
Crispy pork knuckle with soy seeded mustard.

Riley St Garage

55 Riley Street, Woolloomooloo, New South Wales, Australia, 2011
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (18)
The chicken 65 biryani is a specialty.

RV1 Dosa Corner

587 Barkly Street, West Footscray, Victoria, Australia, 3012
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
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The jerk platter - chicken, pork and corn.

Bax Food Co

83 Gamon Street, Yarraville, Victoria, Australia, 3013
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (59)
A classic Greek salad with a big sheet of salty feta.

Kerasma Souvlaki Merchant

324A King Street, Newtown, New South Wales, Australia, 2042
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (29)
Pan-fried pork gyoza at Izakaya Goku.

Izakaya Goku

68 Boundary Street, West End, Queensland, Australia, 4101
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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Steamed chicken with 'ginger sand' at Tang Dynasty.

Tang Dynasty

81 Giles Street, Kingston, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2604
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (29)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 27:  The slow cooked beef short rib at The Emporium in Parramatta on May 27, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cole Bennetts/Fairfax Media)

The Emporium

51 Phillip Street, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia, 2150
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
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Fungi pizza at Compass Pizza.

Compass Pizza

319 Lygon Street, Brunswick East, Victoria, Australia, 3057
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
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Vitello tonnato at Woody P.

Woody P

121 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (18)
Cinnamon-dusted churros at Omni.

Omni

349 Keilor Road, Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 3040
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (11)
Marinara pizza (front) and ortolana pizza.

I Briganti

137 Avoca Street, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia, 2031
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (58)
Muscovy duck, muscat grapes, black radish, beets and bone marrow at Pialligo.

Pialligo Farmhouse

18 Kallaroo Road, Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2609
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (64)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 29:  Cheeseburger from the kids menue at Regatta in Rose Bay on May 29, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by James Alcock/Fairfax Media)

Regatta

594 New South Head Road, Rose Bay, New South Wales, Australia, 2029
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (34)
Kale, kelp and taro chips with goat's curd and olive-oil dip at the Roving Marrow.

The Roving Marrow

418 Lygon Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 3053
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (75)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 01:  Emperor's Cut wagu beef with level 9 marbelling, baby cos lettuce, radicchio, swiss gruyere cheese, onion marmalade, truffle salt, truffle mustard, heirloom tomatoes served on a brioche bun make the most expensive sandwich at Vic's Meat Market on June 1, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cole Bennetts/Fairfax Media)

Vic's Meat Market wagyu bar

41 Bank Street, Pyrmont, New South Wales, Australia, 2009
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (55)
Seductive: Sweet potato poached in duck fat at O.MY.

O.MY

23 Woods Street, Beaconsfield, Victoria, Australia, 3807
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (13)
Hearty: Spaghetti and meatballs.

Chez Frederic

14 Lonsdale Street, Braddon, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2612
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (30)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 23:  Whole grilled lobster tail roll at Toricya on May 23, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Christopher Pearce/Fairfax Media)

Toriciya

18 Cammeray Road, Cammeray, New South Wales, Australia, 2062
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (167)
Brooks' blackcurrant dessert.

Brooks of Melbourne

117 Collins Street (entry via George Parade), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (22)
Five Points Deli.

Five Points Deli

118 Elgin Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 3053
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (11)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 09:  Pulled pork burger with fries at The Public in Cammeray on April 9, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Christopher Pearce/Fairfax Media)

The Public

429 Miller Street, Cammeray, New South Wales, Australia, 2062
Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (21)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 08:  Cross breakfast roll at the Cross on May 8, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Christopher Pearce/Fairfax Media)

The Cross Eatery

155 Clarence Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2000
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (89)