With winter soon to bid us farewell (praise be), we thought we’d send off the season in the best way we know how, eating.
And to help us do just that, we’ve teamed up with the food gurus at Zomato Gold to help dish out Melbourne’s most mouth-watering meals to kiss the winter chills goodbye. The best part? You can snap up two dishes for the price of any one of these meals with a subscription to Zomato Gold and enjoy limitless dining priviledges at over 400 Melbourne restaurants. Sounds good to us.
Polish Off A Bowl Of Pasta
Nothing brightens up winter like a tasty bowl of pasta, so make sure you snap up a delicious bowl of it at Zero 95 and feel your winter chill melt away with every fork-full. Pick your poison with drool-worthy options like Tagliatelle Bolognese, Linguini Prawns and Gnocchi Sorrentina.
Devour Soul-Warming Pancakes
If there’s ever a time to treat yourself to a generous serving of calories before lunch, it’s winter. With that being said, it’s best you make a beeline for Barlog and commit to the Lemon Curd Pancakes with strawberry compote, meringue, lemon curd, fresh strawberries, strawberry cream and marscapone. You won’t regret it.
Savour A Sizzling BBQ
If you’re looking to heat things up, do yourself a favour and head over to Co Hanh and order one of the mouth-watering options from their Vietnamese BBQ menu. With marinated meats and seafood to choose from, you’ll be cooking up an absolute storm on your self service BBQ.
Curl Up With A Curry
A good curry cures a lot of things, and winter blues is definitely one of them. Luckily for us, Tora Eatery and Bar specialises in Asian comfort food, so there’s no wonder their Panang Beef Rib Curry is the definition of soul food. We’ll have two, thanks.
Indulge In Winter Waffles
When the weather is bleak, it is essential to compensate with a delicious breakfast and Short Straw seem to agree with their decadent serving of housemade 'Winter Waffles', topped with sea salt caramelm crumbed honey comb, splinted chocolate and of course, vanilla ice cream.
Warm Up With A Chinese Roast
Is there anything better than a juicy hot roast on a cold day? The answer is no. Which is why you need to head straight to Tian 38 before winter's end for their drool-worthy specialty roasts and meats like their barbequed char siu Kurobuts pork and crispy skin Cantonese roast pork belly. We're already salivating.
Snack On Steaming Hot Dumplings
Nothing brings a smile to our face quite like dumplings, or as we like to call them, little parcels of joy. So, if you’re looking for the perfect meal to defrost your soul, pay a visit to Supernormal Canteen in St Kilda for some of Melbourne’s most addictive dumplings.
Feed On French Toast
If you’re on the hunt for the pinnacle of comfort food, we’ve found it. Fledgling Espresso isn’t messing around with their French Toast. Made with house-made banana bread, berry compote, pistachio praline, salted caramel and mascarpone, it’s bound to turn even the gloomiest day into a delicious one.
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