Marcel Nantharath and Aline Viravouth (NL House in Carlton) have opened another Malaysian restaurant in Northcote. Merah means 'red' in Malay, and also the colour of sambal - the chilli condiment that's a staple in Malaysian cuisine. Merah produces their three types of sambal in-house - the traditional sambal comes from a four-generation old recipe....

Nobori – to climb up – is a fitting name, given you have to ascend a flight of stairs to find this somewhat hidden Japanese restaurant. Nobori was once Orita’s, but has since undergone a rebrand and a renewal of the menu, thanks to the skills of the head chef who hails from Japan....

Atta is the latest of a new spate of modern Indian eateries, where traditional dishes are infused with new flavours and ingredients. Hoping to showcase their take on contemporary Indian is restaurateur Harry Dhanjal, and self-taught head chef Brij Patel....