Variety is the spice of life – That’s why our foodies are always on the hunt for interesting faire and where to find it. Sweet, Savoury, Special is our top three picks for where to find something that suits whatever direction your palette is taking you.
Lukumades, West Melbourne: Doughnuts are in and there is no stopping them. Up your game with Lukumades greek doughnuts, bite sized balls of pure love and lavish toppings served hot from this funky new West Melbourne spot. As founder Exarhos Sourligas said to Good Food “We only do one thing – but we do it really well”. Find Lukumades for your loukomades needs opposite Queen Victoria market for a sweet fix as you wander through.
Where: 83 Peel St, West Melbourne VIC 3003
Horn Please – Fitzroy: Based around the concept of “Indian with no boundaries” Horn Please separates itself from traditional Indian restaurants. Owner and head chef Amar Singh takes dishes from various regions of India, then makes them his own with unique spices and stunning presentation. All meals can be paired with one of the many exotic drinks that the restaurant have to offer.
Horn Please features an extensive range of international beers and ciders. The selection includes local craft beers and ciders such as the ever-popular Stone and Wood or Lucky Duck Cider, through to imported brews such as the mouth-watering Duvel Belgium beer.
Where: 167 St Georges Rd, Fitzroy North VIC 3068
Kisune, Flinders Lane: If you’re already in love with the Lucas’s groups foodie five star list (Chin Chin, Baby, Kong, Hawker Hall) Kisune is a step up into something a little more swish. Three levels of Japanese faire includes a sushi station, a Chablis bar and Kuro Kisume, the premium level, offers private dining for a corporate scene looking to really impress. The overall tone is modern, polished, and a little bit Patrick Bateman. Head chef K.S Moon is ready to delight with nigiri, Alaskan crab rolls and foie gras with beef tenderloin.
Where: 175 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000
More: Book your spot at opentable.com.au