Betty’s Burgers arrived in Melbourne late last year. It's one of Queensland's most popular chains, originating from Noosa, and brings along American-style burgers, thick shakes and concretes. Staff welcome customers at the door and explain what's the go: after placing your order, buzzers will let you know when your order is ready to collect from the self-service pick up point....

Like the writer-philosopher that his restaurant is named after, both chef Pierre Khodja and Albert Camus were born in Algeria, and grew up in Marseille. The writer’s musings are a reflection of Khodja’s own life journey up to this point, particularly after his near death experience in his Mornington restaurant 15 years ago....

The Long Room, the long-time haunt for after work drinks, was rebranded to The George on Collins earlier this year. Gutted and completely refurbished, the slick and modern interior was designed by Hecker Guthrie. Crisp white walls and ceilings brighten up the basement space. The bar takes centre stage, encircled by tables. Booths run around the perimeter, complete with curtains if you want that extra bit of privacy....