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Victoria's best sea-view diners

The view from Donovans, St Kilda.

With the last week of summer looming, try these Good Food Guide-recommended seaside diners to soak up the last of the sun.

Top 10 Eat Out,Eat Out | Good Food Guide reviewers | Fri Feb 21 11:47:10 EST 2014

Melbourne's top ten quick city bites

Hero Subs sandwich at the RMIT building.(Kidroyale)

The simple saying, 'I'm just ducking out for lunch' can mean more than just filing into a sandwich shop for a takeaway.

Top 10 Eat Out,Eat Out | Michael Harry | Fri Feb 21 10:42:26 EST 2014

Ministry man elusive


Jamie Oliver will be in Australia next month, which begs the question, will he visit his newest eatery in Canberra?

Eat Out | Morsels | Wed Feb 19 00:04:45 EST 2014

Barbecue showdown

Morsels food dinkus

Canberra barbecue restaurant Smoque will compete in the first national Blues and Barbecue championships next month.

Eat Out | Morsels | Wed Feb 19 00:04:44 EST 2014

For the love of Bambi


Let’s see if I can make you a little uncomfortable with this week’s tale.

Eat Out | Bryan Martin | Wed Feb 19 00:01:58 EST 2014

Fresh face on foreshore


La Rustica is making a move to the new Kingston Foreshore, hoping to open this month in the Aurora complex.

Eat Out | Morsels | Wed Feb 19 00:01:00 EST 2014

Sage adds to mix

Morsels food dinkus

Sage has employed a new chef de cuisine to work under Nicolai Lipscomb.

Eat Out | Morsels | Wed Feb 19 00:01:00 EST 2014

Down to earth


Martin Boetz is a man who knows his vegies. Raw, fried, braised, whichever way they come, gourds, brassicas and beets take a starring role at the bar-restaurant-deli hybrid Rushcutters, where he is...

Eat Out,Good Food | Sarah McInerney | Sat Feb 15 03:00:00 EST 2014

Caterer branches out

Morsels food dinkus

They’re populating Lonsdale Street at an astonishing rate, with another new eatery to open there at the end of this month.

Eat Out | Morsels | Wed Feb 12 00:01:00 EST 2014

Table for two, or more

Baked Comte Custard

Vincent Vincent's modern French bistro vibe will appeal to fans of the original city of love.

Eat Out | Alecia Wood | Tue Feb 11 03:00:00 EST 2014

Dine and date: Valentine's Day on a budget

Cinnamon french toast with strawberries.

St Valentine's Day doesn't have to be about caviar jelly and swan egg souffle. Here's some alternative ideas that don't involve buckets of cash, IOU coupons, an Elton John concert or, quelle horreur,...

Eat Out | Callan Boys | Tue Feb 11 03:00:00 EST 2014

Five of a kind: regional newies

Terre opened in late December in the beautifully historic Tuerong homestead on the grounds of Dromana Estate.

Regional newies are sourcing the best of Victoria's local produce to create some inspired dishes in beautiful locations.

Eat Out | Sarina Lewis | Sat Feb 08 03:00:00 EST 2014

Brewtown Newtown: Full of beans

Spectrum Dining Review Breakfast at Brewtown Newtown in Newtown, Sydney Pic of the beetroot cured ocean trout, avocado smash, rye sour dough toast.

When the Newtown branch of Berkelouw Books shut in September, the closure was not welcomed by locals.

Eat Out | Georgia Waters | Sat Feb 08 03:00:00 EST 2014

Seaside promises fulfilled


Assured, spectacular, seasonal food with all the sparkling quality of the South Coast itself, writes Catriona Jackson.

Eat Out | | Wed Feb 05 03:00:00 EST 2014

Henson Park Hotel review: Thriving revival

Saturday lunch at The Henson in Marrickville,

The Henson used to be the Henson Park Hotel, a large 1936 two-storey pub with fine art deco fixtures and the unofficial headquarters of the Newtown Jets for decades.

Eat Out | Lenny Ann Low | Sat Feb 01 03:00:00 EST 2014

Melbourne's best dumplings

Dumplings at David's, Prahran.

From east to west, north to south, traditional to modern, Melbourne is not short of dishy dumplings.

Top 10 Eat Out,Eat Out | Sofia Levin | Tue Jan 28 03:00:00 EST 2014

Restaurateurs' favourite Surry Hills haunts

Izakaya Fujiyama, Surry Hills.

Surry Hills' cafe, bar and restaurant scene is thriving well beyond the Crown Street mainstay. The neighbourhood's chefs and restaurateurs tell us about their cherished local faves, from trendy...

Eat Out | Alecia Wood | Tue Jan 28 03:00:00 EST 2014

The best dumplings in Sydney


Mention to someone that you're writing a story on dumplings and they'll instantly purse their lips, nod their head and stare off into the distance for any time between 10 seconds and a week.

Top 10 Eat Out,Eat Out | Callan Boys | Tue Jan 28 03:00:00 EST 2014

Bayside bounty: Melbourne's best beach eats

Taste-testing at Williamstown Beach.

Melbourne's arc of beaches offers more than a calming sea view. Along the way there are edible gems you don't need to cast a wide net to catch.

Eat Out | Jane Ormond | Fri Jan 24 09:45:00 EST 2014

Licence to grill

Dinner at Woodland Kitchen and Bar in Neutral Bay.

The origin of Woodland Kitchen and Bar's name is apparent the moment you cross the threshold.

Eat Out,Good Food | Sarah McInerney | Sat Jan 18 03:00:00 EST 2014