There is no better place to take the pulse of Melbourne’s restaurant scene than in its oldest suburb. Residing Ventures’ £3m superb-dining restaurant from Nice British Menu 2013 winning celeb chef, Aiden Byrne, is located on the second floor of a non-descript office block in Spinningfields Although Byrne, the youngest ever chef to win a Michelin Star, hails from Merseyside , this is truly Mancunian influenced, informal, funky wonderful eating at its greatest with entertaining dishes and over 24 cooks for just 76 covers.
However Aimee Olexy’s idyllic garden restaurant is the place to go for an edible history lesson — tasting the routes that the contemporary asparagus, local tilefish, charred apricots and pickled string beans have taken via the historical past of American cookery.
Removed from the hifalutin haute cuisine of different restaurant rundowns, Monocle’s third annual Restaurant Awards have fun and elevate an endangered species: humble neighbourhood eating places, smiley staff and simple service that often get lost within the fuss and froth of effective eating.
First, there are three separate spaces, – a ground floor café that has a Mittel-European brasserie vibe, a restaurant that serves more formal meals, and a bar space – all of which are pretty and unique in their very own unique means, and in the middle of this gargantuan eatery is an enormous bouquet of flowers which is lit up by the room’s golden glow.
Food & Wine’s Kate Krader considers this San Diego County restaurant one of many really nice ocean views in Southern California.” Chef Trey Foshee, a 1998 F&W Best New Chef, prepares grilled fish tacos and Pacific yellowtail with pancetta to go with the coastal setting.