Sure, there are hot chicken joints on every suburban shopping strip. But in a fiercely contested market recently expanded by some Sydney newcomers, these are Melbourne's best in breed.
When the Tupperware is staying at home, here's where to pick up lunch for less in the CBD, from Indian-spiced pastries to hefty salad sandwiches.
From free-flowing margaritas and all-you-can-eat tacos, to champagne and oysters, we've got all of your brunch needs covered.
Your guide to feeling fancy without breaking the bank.
The weekly steak night is where the real value lies on the specials board at the pub.
We've steak-ed out Sydney pubs to find mid-week feeds that won't break the bank.
Here's where to say slainte this Thursday. And raise a Guinness, whiskey, and a Tayto or two to St Patrick.
Filled with goods from around the globe, the specialty stores of Sydney are irresistible to home cooks. The Good Food team grab their Eskies and hit the road.
Melbourne's specialty grocers and delis worth crossing town for (plus an essential snack at each stop)
Filled with goods from around the globe, the specialty stores of Melbourne are irresistible to home cooks. The Good Food team grab their Eskies and share their shopping pilgrimages.
This summer, you can skip frozen imports such as basa and seek out Australian (or even Victorian-only) fish and chips. You'll taste the difference.