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Steak frites is served with either bordelaise or bearnaise sauce and salad at Normandy Wine and Grill.

‘Friendly, cosy, warm and not too stiff’: Say bonjour to Windsor’s new classic French bistro

Call in for anchovy toast and a glass of wine, stay for the steak frites at High Street newcomer Normandy Wine and Grill.

  • Dani Valent
Justin Narayan, Anna Polyviou, Manu Feildel, Matt Preston, George Calombaris, Silvia Colloca, Gary Mehigan are among the chefs who have signed on to have their meals prepared and delivered by Providoor.

Collapsed meal delivery platform relaunches with new owner, celeb chef dishes and voucher doubt

Gourmet meal delivery platform Providoor has relaunched but it’s still unclear whether almost $4.4 million in unused gift vouchers will be honoured.

  • Tomas Telegramma
Nabil Ansari returns to Sunda after a stint at Firebird.

Rising star chef is returning to popular CBD restaurant for its much anticipated reopening

After a spell at Windsor restaurant Firebird, Mumbai-born chef Nabil Ansari is heading back to a freshly renovated Sunda.

  • Dani Valent
Burrata with anchovy and pangrattato at Torino Aperitivo.

Torino Aperitivo brings Italian bar tradition to Melbourne’s CBD (but don’t call them snacks)

Expect free bites with your first round of drinks when this Italian-style bar opens in a tiny laneway.

  • Donna Demaio
The Age GOOD FOOD - Chauncy review Heathcote. Pic Simon Schluter 11 February 2022.

Victoria’s best regional restaurants of the year (plus great places to stay and make a weekend of it)

Looking for destination inspiration for your next road trip? The Age Good Food Guide’s Regional Restaurant of the Year finalists are a great starting point.

  • Emma Breheny
Sosta’s new owners (L-R) Roby Giannetta, Alex Tintori and Frank Remoundos.

‘I want to treat Australia as a region of Italy’: This reborn North Melbourne restaurant is only getting started

Sixteen years in, the North Melbourne restaurant formerly known as Sosta Cucina is ready to write a new chapter in Melbourne’s love affair with Italian cooking.

  • Emma Breheny
Owners Alejandro Archibald, Nathan Toleman, Kaidee Grzankowski, Jess Spooner and Scott Blomfield

New bar Maggie’s will bring something new to a strip already brimming with brilliant venues

The new cocktail bar with tongue-in-cheek snacks is from an all-star team hailing from Nomad, Dessous, Blackhearts & Sparrows and more.

  • Dani Valent
A new twist on anchovy toasts.

The snack Melbourne restaurants are obsessed with just got even better at this new city bakery-restaurant

The team behind Aru and Sunda have opened a “very Melbourne” all-day venue (and soon you can swing by the bakery after work for still-warm sourdough).

  • Dani Valent
A selection of share-friendly snacks from the Mediterranean-inspired menu at the new-look Rooftop at QT.

First look: This revamped city rooftop bar is your new favourite spot for glam group catch-ups

Cosy booths, a private lounge, fried mortadella sandwiches – plus you can now book. QT Melbourne’s rooftop bar will sizzle this summer.

  • Dani Valent
Cibi’s cafe is open for breakfast and lunch.

One of Collingwood’s best spots just got even better with sake on tap and homewares to covet

Newly expanded Cibi cafe and homewares store brings the best of Japan to the backblocks of Collingwood.

  • Dani Valent