MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 21:  The chicken and kaffir lime scotched egg, pork ribs and tamarind  served at  Magic Mountain Saloon in the cbd on May 21, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Pat Scala/Fairfax Media)

Magic Mountain Saloon

62 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 16:  Fried chicken and waffles at Miss Katie's Crab Shack at Rochester Castle Hotel, Fitzroy on May 16, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Craig Sillitoe/Fairfax Media)

Miss Katie's Crab Shack

The Rochester Hotel, 202 Johnston Street, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, 3065
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (26)
The ice-cream kebab - what all the fuss is about.

The Thievery

91 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, New South Wales, Australia, 2037
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
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Ox Eatery

69 Canberra Avenue, Griffith, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2603
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (10)
Gnocchi with turkey.

Besser

Shop 3, 355 Crown Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia, 2010
Rating: 0.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (36)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 19:  The rice cakes with fried egg, green papaya and chilli soy served at  Anchovy Asian fusion restaurant in Richmond on May 19, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Wayne Taylor/Fairfax Media)

Anchovy

338 Bridge Road, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 3121
Rating: 1 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (45)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 28:  The scallop with bone marrow served at  Woodland House restaurant in Prahran on April 28, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Pat Scala/Fairfax Media)

Woodland House

78 Williams Road, Prahran, Victoria, Australia, 3181
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (16)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 01:  The double cheeseburger served at  Arbory Bar and Eatery on the Yarra River on May 1, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Wayne Taylor/Fairfax Media)

Arbory Bar & Eatery

Flinders Walk, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
Rating: 0.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (18)
The John Daly drink and mixed barbecue platter.

Surly's

182 Campbell Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia, 2010
Rating: 0.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (17)
Fritto misto of squid, prawn, barramundi and salmon.

Barrel Bar and Dining

3/362 Military Road, Cremorne, New South Wales, Australia, 2090
Rating: 1 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (75)
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Ellacure, Belconnen

21 Battye Street, Bruce, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2617
Chocolate and salt caramel tart.

Berta

17-19 Alberta Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2000
Rating: 0.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (68)
Hunter's Roots cafe. Dragon Fruit smoothie bowl.

Hunters' Roots

26 Katherine Place, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
Rating: 0.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (53)
The capricciosa pizza with ham, olives, mushrooms and boiled egg.

Sud

10 Cabarita Road, Concord, New South Wales, Australia, 2137
Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (134)
Duck confit at The Stables Bar.

The Stables Bar

888 Hay Street, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 6000
Copper Chimney on West Row, Civic.

Copper Chimney

28 West Row, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2601
Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (22)
Good Fish Co.

The Good Fish Co

Shop RO6B, Watergardens, Station Street, Taylors Lakes, Victoria, Australia, 3038
Rating: 1 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (12)
The interior of South Society in Mount Waverley.

South Society

435-437 Blackburn Road, Mount Waverley, Victoria, Australia, 3149
Rating: 0.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (107)
150-day dry-aged beef rib on the bone.

Firedoor

23-33 Mary Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia, 2010
Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (57)
The chocolate ricotta cake served at  Cutler & Co. in Fitzroy on April 30, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.

Cutler & Co

55-57 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, 3065
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (18)
The British breakfast served at Cobb Lane bakery and cafe in Yarraville.

Cobb Lane

13 Anderson Street, Yarraville, Victoria, Australia, 3013
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (29)
Malt Brownie, Salted Caramel, Peanut Brittle & Chocolate Textures at Malt Pier, Newstead.

Malt Pier

Shop 1, Pier Waterfront South, 1 Newstead Terrace, Newstead, Queensland, Australia, 4006
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (14)
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Pod Food

12 Beltana Road, Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2609
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (47)
Relaxed and leafy: Rupert on Rupert in Collingwood.

Rupert on Rupert

73 Rupert Street, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia, 3066
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (15)
Chanchito alla cruz (eight-hour wood-fired pig) at Porteno.

Porteno

358 Cleveland Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia, 2010
Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (27)
Persillade in East Melbourne hosts the monthly dinners which are booked out eight months in advance.

IDES

Persillade, 150 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3002
Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
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Traditional meets contemporary at Melbourne restaurant Delhi Streets.

Delhi Streets

22 Katherine Place, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (11)
Cornball tempura.

Masu Izakaya

B1/35-39 Liverpool Street (Corner Dixon Street), Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2000
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (29)
Xiao long bao (Shanghai steamed pork mini bun) at We Love Dumpling.

We Love Dumpling

320 Clayton Road, Clayton, Victoria, Australia, 3168
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (31)
Japanese fried chicken at Bon Kura.

Bon Kura

13 Woolley Street, Dickson, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2602
Rating: 1 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (68)
Potato noodles with an added egg served at Dainty Sichuan Noodle Express.

Emporium food court

287 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (43)
Go-to dish: Pepper beef from Pepper Lunch Express.

The District food court

Corner Victoria Avenue and Railway Street, Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia, 2067
Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (27)
Souffle with snails at Donovans.

Donovans

40 Jacka Boulevard, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia, 3182
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (5)
Gin and tonic at Archie Rose.

Archie Rose Distilling Co

85 Dunning Avenue, Rosebery, New South Wales, Australia, 2018
Grub's up: Pigsy plate at Pork'd.

Pork'd

545 Crown Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia, 2010
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (22)
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D'Browe's

63 Boolimba Crescent, Narrabundah, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2604
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (22)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 11:  Green peas and ham at Nel on April 11, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cole Bennetts/Fairfax Media)

nel.

75 Wentworth Avenue, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2000
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (30)
Snacks at Moor Please.

Moor Please

97 Main Road, Hepburn Springs, Victoria, Australia, 3461
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (10)
ORee Korean barbecue duck restaurant.

ORee

179 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (23)
Mini Beef Burgers at Kipling's Garage Bar.

Kipling's Garage Bar

2 Eastern Road, Turramurra, New South Wales, Australia, 2074
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (25)
Aperitivo at Lucioli.

Lucioli

Shop 117, 1 Bayview Terrace, Claremont, Western Australia, Australia, 6010
Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (4)
The calamari with couscous has an element of surprise.

Bauhaus West

163 Enmore Road, Enmore, New South Wales, Australia, 2042
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (10)
Mud crab with fresh herbs on toast.

Moxhe

65B Macpherson Street, Bronte, New South Wales, Australia, 2024
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (18)
Beef carpaccio at L'Artista.

L'Artista

1-5 Chandler Street, Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2617
Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (11)
The skirt steak with grilled lettuce.

The Bach Eatery

399 King Street, Newtown, New South Wales, Australia, 2042
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (24)
Go-to dish: Ricotta and rye gnocchi at Transformer.

Transformer

99 Rose Street, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, 3065
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (22)
The sardine pizza at Ovest.

Ovest

572 Barkly Street, West Footscray, Victoria, Australia, 3012
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
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Chipotle, ancho chilli and cumin lamb at Elk and Pea.

Elk and Pea

21 Lonsdale Street, Braddon, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2612
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (11)
Spinach dumplings with shrimp at Tim Ho Wan.

Tim Ho Wan

The District, cnr. Victoria Avenue and Railway Street, Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia, 2067
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (26)
Cannoli served at  Rosa's Canteen.

Rosa's Canteen

500 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (46)
The broken ice-cream sandwich with biscuit shards and malty mouse.

Northern Light

102 Smith Street, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia, 3066
Rating: 1 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (5)
Petuna ocean trout, tamarind, warrigal greens and fennel at the Gantry Restaurant & Bar.

The Gantry Restaurant & Bar

Pier One Sydney Harbour, 11 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay, New South Wales, Australia, 2000
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (19)
Hot stuff: Barbecued pork belly skewers at Yummy Chinese BBQ.

Yummy Chinese BBQ

1 Childers Lane, Civic, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2601
Rating: 0.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (18)
The 'lava'-rated spicy soup.

Do Dee Paidang

9/37 Ultimo Road, Haymarket, New South Wales, Australia, 2000
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (38)
Cool as a cucumber: Cured ocean trout with cucumber water at Tokyo Tina.

Tokyo Tina

66a Chapel Street, Windsor, Victoria, Australia, 3181
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (3)
Honey semifreddo at La Bonta in Kyneton.

La Bonta

12-14 Piper Street, Kyneton, Victoria, Australia, 3444
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (15)
Roast pumpkin salad at Stokehouse City.

Stokehouse City

7 Alfred Place, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3000
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (6)
Olives at Three Coins.

Three Coins

2/776 Beaufort Street, Mount Lawley, Western Australia, Australia, 6050
Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (5)
Half fried chicken and half chilli chicken.

Work in Progress

50 King Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2000
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (12)
Roll your own beef skewers at Bistro Nguyen's.

Bistro Nguyen's

52-60 Alinga Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2601
Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars
Reader ratings (20)