North Fitzroy stalwart Horn Please was originally opened by Jessi and Jennifer Singh back in 2012, quickly becoming popular for its tasty Indian fare. The husband and wife team has since handed the reigns over to Amar Singh, who has also taken over Dhaba at the Mill in Kyneton. Now both owner and head chef, Amar Singh continues to cook up traditional dishes from different regions of India, but with a bit of a twist....

So much of a country's culture is based around food - the rituals around family meals, the display of warmth and hospitality, and even the greeting 'have you eaten yet?', rather than a simple 'hello'. An Uong translates to 'eat, drink' in Vietnamese. What better way to understand one's story and culture than sitting through a meal with them?...

A recent transition has seen Tenpin move down the road, taking its contemporary pan-Asian food with it. The cuisines that the menu draws from are largely from Southeast Asia, and that extends to the drinks list too, which sees some interesting concoctions like the Tom Yummy with vodka, lychee, coconut water, chilli, ginger, lemongrass and lime....

Amok is the pride and joy of chef and owner Woody Chet, originally from Cambodia. After stints at places including Tonka and Coda, Woody decided to branch out on his own and introduce more of his native cuisine to Melbourne. Amok is a traditional dish of coconut milk-based curried fish, steamed in a banana leaf cup. You can definitely try it here, but there’s also much more than that....