world's 50 best restaurants list 2017

MELBOURNE | On Wednesday night, 5 April 2017, over 900 people descended on Melbourne’s Royal Exhibition Building for the 15th edition of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards. Amongst the attendees were local and international media, sponsors, hospitality folk, and most importantly, almost 50 of the best chefs in the

MELBOURNE | Higher Ground Melbourne was one of the hottest breakfast spots to open in 2016, although calling it simply ‘a breakfast spot’ is understating things. Higher Ground is run by the same folks behind hugely popular cafes Top Paddock and The Kettle Black, and is described by co-owner Nathan

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MELBOURNE | Seouljaboy in Melbourne’s CBD is Korean fusion spot that mixes Eastern and Western flavours across a range of share plate dishes. The venue is unassuming from the street, and walking inside you’re greeted with an interesting space. It’s quite industrial, with a large ceiling, and lots of concrete. To

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MELBOURNE | Hells Kitchen is one of those most Melbourne of venues. To find it you need to walk down a laneway (Centre Place) then up a flight of stairs. Those who make the effort to seek it out will be rewarded with a spot that’s been offering some of

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MELBOURNE | Dîner En Blanc is returning to Melbourne for a third year in 2017, and with it, guests can expect another evening of fun while embracing this Parisian concept. If you’ve not heard of Dîner En Blanc before, here’s the deal. An expected 2,500 ticket holders will meet at

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MELBOURNE | Aunty Franklee is a Malaysian restaurant in Melbourne’s CBD created by twins Francesca and Fiorn Lee. The twins have drawn upon their Malaysian heritage to offer a focused range of traditional Malaysian dishes with a twist. From the start the menu is inviting and a bit different. It’s presented in

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OPINION | Do ever get the feeling that if you were to step out your door on any given day, anywhere in Melbourne, you would likely run into a burger joint? Well if you do, we get the feeling you’re not alone. But please don’t get us wrong, there are

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MELBOURNE | Ferdydurke, the bar not the 1937 novel by Polish writer Witold Gombrowicz, is one of those fantastic Melbourne laneway bars. Run by the same people behind Section 8 and B.East, Ferdydurke is located up an unassuming few flights of stairs and rewards those who find it. The loftesque

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MELBOURNE | Shujinko originally opened as 24 hour ramen joint, Menya Sandaime before closing for a few weeks and re-opening with a wider focus. Walk inside and you feel like you’ve been transported into one of Japan’s urban basement Izakayas. It’s super authentic with a low roof, low lighting, anime

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MELBOURNE | Melbourne Music Week returns for 2016 and this year’s event promises to be a good one, with over 100 local and international artists spanning all sorts of genres performing music and showcasing Melbourne’s vibrant music scene. There will be events occurring across the city, but the main event