Thai Thani is now under new management. It's a phrase that often causes apprehension, but in this case it's certainly not a bad thing. The husband and wife team previously started Pok Pok and Pok Pok Jr, running them successfully for 6 years before selling them, and breathing new life into Thai Thani instead. ...

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....

It’s dark and moody, decked out with plastic cherry blossoms, red lanterns and a variety of other kitsch decorations. Welcome to Rice Queen. The menu leans heavily towards snacks and shared dining, picking from various Asian cuisines, such as Korean, Japanese, Sri Lankan, Malaysian, Thai, Vietnamese and Chinese. The food has plenty of flavour, from the ...

Loud hip hop tunes and bright pink neon lights are the setting for Malvern Road's Rock Sugar, which was once the former home of owner Nikon Souphan. The kitchen is in the hands of Executive Chef Kam McManamey, who's had experience doing up the menus for places like Botherambo, Dandelion and Bang Pop. ...

After holding a pop-up last year at The Boatbuilder’s Yard, Bang Bang has found permanent digs in Elsternwick, settling into the former Caulfield Rifle Club building right next to Elsternwick station. Head chef Matthew Dunbar has created a menu which takes cues from Indochine (mainland Southeast Asia) and French cuisine. The vision for the Bang Bang is for it to be a flexible space: come in for breakfast, hang around all day at the bar, or wander in for dinner....