Posts Tagged ‘fine dining’
Buried deep within the confines of China Town in the CBD, Shoya is a restaurant recommended by many for its modern spin on traditional Japanese Omakase cuisine. Would Japanese master-chef Shigeo Nonaka live up to his reputation for unique and exquisite flavours? Read More
Attica was on our list waiting patiently to be ticked off for some time but it never seemed to materialise until San Pellegrino announced its Top 100 World’s Best Restaurants List for 2011. Not only did Attica make it to the 53rd place, they were also the only Victorian restaurant on the list. Further to that, The Good Food Guide 2012 awarded Attica Restaurant of the Year with a score of 18/20; 3 Chef’s Hats. Read More
When one thinks of Italian food in Melbourne, you would assume they’d be talking about the famous stretch of restaurants on Lygon Street but when presented with the opportunity to try an award winning modern Italian restaurant on Church Street, one could be forgiven for thinking otherwise. The establishment is called Enoteca, recently awarded consecutive “chef’s hats” at the 2008, 2009 and 2010 The Age Good food guide with back to back “2 wine goblets” awarded by the gourmet traveler wine list of the year. Read More
Fine dining and Asian cuisine has never really been a great mix for me. I’ve always seemed to feel that Asian cooking requires almost that rustic, off the side of the street hawker style experience to really enjoy the food.
Having never been to Tao’s restaurant before, I wasn’t sure I was ready to embrace Asian food in the fine dining category for this late dinner meal.