Nong Tang Noodle House

NONG TANG NOODLE HOUSE, MELBOURNE CBD: There is something magically nostalgic about eating Shanghainese food for me, especially when it's cooked seamlessly to authenticity just like the way Nong Tang Noodle House does it. A place tucked in Melbourne Chinatown MidCity centre, it faces some of the toughest rivalry with the swarm of casual cheap dining … Continue reading Nong Tang Noodle House

Uni Boom Boom

UNI BOOM BOOM, GLEN WAVERLEY: I'm always up for trying new cuisines and dishes so when the opportunity came up to experience a café brought to us by the main Australian distributors of "uni" (sea urchin) and "bird's nest" it was something I jumped at the thought of! Having only tried sea urchin once, after … Continue reading Uni Boom Boom

Tuan Tuan Chinese Brasserie

TUAN TUAN CHINESE BRASSERIE: Tuan Tuan is a South-East Asian with Cantonese styled fusion restaurant concept that grew from the Phillipines and has expanded its first location to Melbourne just north of the CBD. It's a brightly lit, beautifully decorated restaurant that could stand for either a casual date night or a cosy catch up with … Continue reading Tuan Tuan Chinese Brasserie

Laksa Bar

LAKSA BAR, MELBOURNE CBD: A 7 year old, somewhat of a cult laksa restaurant tucked in the small side alleys of Little Lonsdale Street, Laksa Bar is a cheap and convenient getaway for a late night catch up with friends especially for some warm soup in the middle of winter, or even a casual yet authentically … Continue reading Laksa Bar

Stovetop

STOVETOP, CARLTON:  High ceilings, rustic vibes, coupled with multi-textured interior décor, Stove Top is situated in an ideal Carlton location, nestled between the bustling campus of University of Melbourne and a short walk away from Royal Melbourne Hospital - and this is what makes it the perfect spot for a relaxing lunch getaway with colleagues either … Continue reading Stovetop

Drumplings

DRUMPLINGS, MELBOURNE CBD: Creativity at its finest, Drumplings is an exemplar of fun and unique Asian fusion cuisine - ranging from cheeseburger dumplings, to traditional Xiao Long Bao, I would highly recommend this spacious city spot for those looking for a casual but exciting meal that satisfies your Asian cravings. It's a spot that caters to … Continue reading Drumplings

Secret Kitchen

SECRET KITCHEN, GLEN WAVERLEY: Secret Kitchen is a popular Melbourne Cantonese yum cha restaurant, also featuring a great range of traditional Chinese a la carte dining options and a delectable seafood menu. Boasting outlets across Melbourne CBD, Doncaster, Chadstone and Glen Waverley, we were very excited to be able to dine at their open-space venue at … Continue reading Secret Kitchen

Dainty Sichuan

DAINTY SICHUAN, BOX HILL: Dainty Sichuan is a popular Melbourne Chinese restaurant specialising in Sichuan cuisine that has been quite the rage for some time! Having heard so much about it from everyone, it was so lovely to be invited in to try their hotpot. I went in with average expectations that were definitely exceeded - … Continue reading Dainty Sichuan

House of Delight

HOUSE OF DELIGHT, MELBOURNE CBD: House of Delight is now the area that Shanghai Dynasty used to be, right in the heart of Melbourne's China town on little Bourke Street. I'm a huge fan of Melbourne Asian food, particularly Chinese food - and in a highly competitive Melbourne restaurant district, House of Delight will certainly be … Continue reading House of Delight

Chinacy

CHINACY, SOUTH YARRA: A brand new Chinese fusion restaurant opened along Chapel St, Chinacy impressed us with its intricately designed interior, well-placed concepts with a mouthwatering menu using fine ingredients. They capture the essence of modern Chinese perfectly, and are balanced with delicious Asian twists on cocktails too - making it out to be a spot … Continue reading Chinacy