Opened by a Cambodian-born musician, Kampot Kitchen is the only dedicated num pang cafe in Melbourne.
Not all restaurant openings are covered by mainstream media, but that doesn't make them any less worthy. Here are 21 new Melbourne restaurants from the last 12 months that you won't read about elsewhere.
Nana introduced Melbourne to mookata, a Thai hotpot that barbecues meat and boils soup simultaneously. Now the city can't get enough.
Alum Choi is shares the art of banchan with Melbourne, inspired by her mother's recipes and husband’s bottomless stomach.