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HOT: The Age Good Food Guide 2011 Winners!

good food guide 2011 200x300 HOT: The Age Good Food Guide 2011 Winners!When I first moved to Melbourne, the first couple of books I bought for my new life were:

1. The Age Good Food Guide;

2. The Age Cheap Eats; and

3. A Melways.

In a way, you could say that my priorities haven’t changed much since then – the hunt for good food is a never-ending adventure for me.

So I’m quite excited that I’ve managed to visit many of this year’s winners in The Age Good Food Guide 2011 Awards. Here is the complete list of winners, some with my previous reviews – congratulations!

Vittoria Coffee Restaurant of the Year – Royal Mail Hotel

Emirates Chef of the Year – Ben Shewry, Attica

Plumm Wine Glasses Best New Restaurant – Izakaya Den

Country Wine List of the Year – Provenance in Beechworth

Best New Country Restaurant – Loam (it’s on the to-do list!)

Navman Country Restaurant of the Year – Tearooms of Yarck

Epicure Professional Excellence Award – Paul Wilson

Dan Murphy’s BYO Restaurant of the Year – Scopri

Chamagne Louis Roederer Sommelier of the Year – David Lawler, Rockpool Bar & Grill.

Best Short Wine List belongs – City Wine Shop

Brown Brothers Wine List of the Year – Rockpool Bar & Grill

The Age Young Chef of the Year – Michael Fox, Cecconi’s Cantina

Dish of the year – Suckling Pig at Loam

Diners’ Choice Award -Vue de monde

Service Excellence – Verge and Izakaya Den‘s Simon Denton

You can buy your copy of The Age Good Food Guide 2011 from 31 August here.

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  2. God! So you are much interested in the food stuff from the beginning. Jeez! If you do want to worry about your weight in the future than kindly take care of your eating habit now. :P

    Posted by William King, Wholesale
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    | March 25, 2011, 4:29 pm
  3. When it comes to food stuff. People are good on appreciating it. We are more likely appreciate the foods how to does it taste good or bad in our senses. I will love preparing food at home either for lunch or a dinner time. Thanks for this post! I love it.

    Posted by analyn
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    | May 3, 2011, 9:42 pm
  4. Wow, I didnt know that the Izakaya Den was awarded as Best New Restaurant! But I can only agree with that election, I absolutely LOVED it from my first meal there, food and service are just awesome!

    Posted by ExZurück | August 16, 2011, 7:49 am
  5. Loam looks amazing, I can really see them doing well.

    Posted by Cee Cee's
    Twitter: Caribbeanfood
    | August 21, 2011, 5:04 pm

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