Bourke Street is the home of Shanghai Street's largest and most upmarket branch, up the escalator where the Australian Red Cross Blood Service used to be. The menu is marginally more expensive than its other venues for similar items (e.g. $1 extra for a plate dumplings), but there are no queues, the interior is sleeker, and the service is better. You'll also find more premium dishes here like Flaming Duck and plenty of seafood....

Under new management since November, Takumi has received a fresh new, brightened interior. Though best known for its Japanese BBQ, other standout dishes include the Beef Tataki with its notable marbling, and the Salmon Carpaccio with wasabi infused yuzu. You can tell the soft and silken fish is high grade....