Cyprus, the Island of Venus, has a cuisine that is rarely explored in Melbourne. The food at Venus & Co is authentic Cypriot, and on the menu you'll see the influences of Middle Eastern and Greek cuisines. Recipes that have been handed down through the generations sit alongside contemporary interpretations of traditional dishes....

As the casual sibling of George Caloumbaris’ empire, Jimmy Grants provides a bit of fun, bringing fresh ingredients without all the greasiness. Pita bread is wrapped around a range of different proteins, from rotisserie chicken and 12-hour slow cooked lamb, to the beef short rib found in The Americano (my fave)....

Situated on the quieter side of Swan St, family-owned Agapi has been around since 1968, and under the current owners for over 20 years. Dark, bare brick gives off a warm and homely feel, and the upstairs section is popular for family functions. There's food from the charcoal grill, and traditional dishes like yemista, vegetables stuffed with rice, and ...