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Cooking the Perfect Steak: A Step-by-Step Guide

Steak is a classic dish that can be cooked in many different ways, but there is a simple, tried and true method that will ensure a perfectly cooked steak every time. While many Melburnians prefer to cook top grade steak on a BBQ, it may surprise that cooking a steak in the oven can achieve optimum results. There's nothing worse than spending big dollars on a prime cut only to overcook it.  How do you like your steak? We prefer medium-rare with a pink centre that oozes juicy flavour. I've been cooking using the method below, recently with a rib-eye from Dench Butchers in Forest Hill Chase Shopping Centre (this is not a sponsored post).

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10 Most Popular Types of Asian Noodles in Melbourne

Asian noodles have become a staple in the Melbourne food scene, with a wide variety of options available for both locals and tourists. It feels like there's a noodle wave or tsunami right now with noodle restaurants popping up all over Melbourne. From the traditional ramen and pho to lesser-known but equally delicious options, there is something for everyone. Here we take a look at the 10 most popular types of Asian noodles in Melbourne.

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Melbourne A City of Fine Italian Restaurants

Melbourne, Australia is known for its diverse and delicious food scene, and Italian cuisine is no exception. From traditional trattorias to modern ristorantes, the city offers a wide variety of options for those looking to indulge in some of Italy's most beloved dishes. We take a look at some of the best Italian restaurants in Melbourne, highlighting the unique offerings and specialties of each establishment.

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Epic Lunch Visit to Box Hill Eateries

Box Hill boasts some of the best eating options in Melbourne, and the World Loves Melbourne recently visited for lunch. Authenticity all the way, a taste and texture triumph.

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So Frenchy, So Chic Melbourne with Cointreau

So Frenchy, So Chic Melbourne is a feature on the culinary calendar, held at Werribee Park in Melbourne's West. We were invited by Cointreau to enjoy a VIP area  and celebrate the Cointreau Margarita Kombi’s visit to So Frenchy So Chic in Melbourne.

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Care A2+ Kooyong Classic 2023 Tennis with Versa

Kooyong Classic is an iconic tournament on the tennis calendar and this year was no exception, showcasing the best tennis players in the world in a unique, imtimate setting. We were invited by world class Versa who produce an award-winning classic Negroni, bottled for your convenience. Simply pour, garnish and serve!

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Woolworths Direct to Boot

Enjoying summer in the great Aussie outdoors with a stunning picnic at the beach. Headed away and love the convenience of groceries being popped into in my boot for free and on the same day, selecting my holiday destination as my Direct to Boot location.

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Simon's Peiking Duck Restaurant in Box Hill

We were invited to the epic re-launch of iconic Simon's Peiking Duck Restaurant in Box Hill towards the end of 2022. For a restaurant to have the reputation and standing of Simon's, it requires decades of dedication and success. If ever there was a local hero restaurant it is Simon's Peiking Duck.

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Famous Thalis Are Back for the Holiday Season at Red Pepper

Red Pepper's famous Thalis are back for the festive/holiday season at Red Pepper. Variety is the spice of life and Red Pepper is offering a superb range of Thalis to start your year right. Thali features a selection of dishes served up in small bowls on a platter (the word "Thali" means plate). Red Pepper is offering Vegetarian, Vegan, Saag (vegetarian), Non-Vegetarian and Pescatarian Thalis. Something for everyone.

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60 Best Dishes I Ate in Melbourne 2022

Here are the 50 best dishes I ate in Melbourne in 2022. With Melbourne bouncing back after a couple of difficult years, 2022 was a year worth celebrating. This list is a selection of some of the venues I visited during the year.

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Lunch at Chin Chin with Media Exchange

It was a thrill to visit Chin Chin restaurant in Flinders St once again (my first visit was soon after it opened) with the Media Exchange team, celebrating another growth year. Chin Chin remains a Melbourne icon, as popular as ever. Since it opened in 2011 we've noticed it's always been busy, including during our several visits over the years.

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ShanDong Mama 10 year Anniversary Celebration

Shandong Mama recently celebrated it's 10th Anniversary with an epic dinner at its restaurant in Bourke St. Mama Meiyan Wang was a high-level accountant in China before moving to Australia in her retirement, launching Shandong Mama to wide acclaim.

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Impressive Dining at The Bay Hotel in Mornington

Superb lunch on the Mornington Peninsula at The Bay Hotel was enjoyed by David & Mario. Back with its beach-side charm, Main Street Mornington’s The Bay Hotel has been restored to its former 1889 glory by Liam Ganley (Angus & Bon, Freddie Wimpoles and Fifth Province).

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Half Acre The Feast Bottomless Buffet returns

Bottomless Buffet Feast is back at Half Acre, which is great news for Melbourne diners looking for a touch of class and great value. David and Zoe loved everything about this feast, and we rate this as one of the best bottomless deals around, and we've tried many across Melbourne. 

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MrT Street Eatery Launches in Hawthorn

This new diner/eatery MrT Street Eatery in Hawthorn is to be raved about following Dean’s previous sensation in Croydon. Seriously good burgers, tasty and innovative little plates, awesome fried chicken (including whole boneless chicken), vegan options and much more including tapas, wine cocktails and craft beer.

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